The Graduate School

Two male students from the MBA in Healthcare Management walk through a hallway in the Soules College of Business at UT Tyler

The Graduate School

Push the Boundaries of What You Can Do

You’re looking toward the next stage of your career, whether that’s advancement into leadership, entering academia, changing fields or pursuing a lifelong passion. Commit to your future with a graduate degree from The University of Texas at Tyler. No matter your industry or aspirations, The Graduate School supplies you with the tools to help you soar.

We are a dynamic community of scholars and problem-solvers, spanning the fields of art, science, business, education, psychology, engineering and the health professions. Learn from nationally recognized faculty members who are active, published researchers and invested in shaping the future of East Texas. In addition to coursework that emphasizes hands-on learning and critical thinking, many of our programs center around research and innovation: access numerous opportunities to work in our centers and labs, be it collaborating with our faculty or developing a thesis.

We also design our graduate programs with working adults in mind, offering affordable evening, online and hybrid options you can tailor to your unique goals.

Degrees & Programs

Equip yourself with the expertise for leadership positions. Lead original research projects and make a name for yourself as a scholar. Gain specialized skills to advance in your workplace. Whatever your goal may be, our extensive list of master’s, doctoral and certificate programs can help you get there.

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Master’s Degrees

Get ready for more challenging professional responsibilities through rigorous coursework, innovation-driving research opportunities and advanced skills, or gain essential qualifications for pursuing industry licensure or certification. Many of our programs are offered online or in a hybrid format.

A female School of Nursing graduate student stands in front of a classroom during a presentation

Doctoral Degrees

Train to become a scholar, researcher or leader in your field. Look to the next level through doctoral programs in business, education, psychology, nursing and pharmacy.

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Gain a competitive edge in the job market through focused study in an area of specialization. Affordably and effectively upgrade your skills without committing to a degree.


Student Perspectives

Asiah Byers Portrait
UT Tyler is the perfect university for students who hope for a more personable, hands-on experience throughout their educational journey.

Asiah Byers

MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Hands-on Training for the Next Stage of Your Career

A student trains on taking blood at SMILE (simulation lab on north campus) at a collaboration event between the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and the Fisch College of Pharmacy.

Help Expand Our Understanding of the World

With 23 research centers at The University of Texas at Tyler and seven at the UT Tyler Health Science Center, you have access to ample resources to conduct your own projects, learn from our faculty and get involved with outreach. Our Office of Research, Scholarship and Sponsored Programs is here to help you navigate issues like funding, compliance, intellectual property rights and other factors that can impact your goals.

Here Is How We Support Student Research

Research at UT Tyler

Thesis and Dissertation Resources

Learn From Renowned Experts

As nationally recognized scholars, our faculty frequently publish in prestigious publications, lecture at well-regarded professional conferences and actively advance knowledge in their respective fields. Our small class sizes and tight-knit community mean you can count on them to be engaged mentors passionate about your professional growth.

Meet Our Best Asset — Our Professors


Accessible Academic Excellence

Through UT Tyler’s high-quality and affordable graduate programs, direct your success at a fraction of the cost of other comparable degrees. As a student, you may be able to cover the cost of your education through assistantships, fellowships, scholarships and other forms of financial aid.

We Help You Open the Door to Opportunities

Financial Support


An evening lecture for the Executive MBA in Healthcare Management at UT Tyler's Soules College of Business
Dr. McGuire has published articles on PTSD and trauma-related distress, veterans and positive psychology principles. He has a dual appointment at the VISN 17 Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans and partners with Veterans Affairs Medical Centers to conduct research on trauma recovery in veterans.

Dr. Adam McGuire

Associate Professor of Psychology

Meet Professor McGuire

Graduate Admissions

HPR 248
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CT

Phone: 903.566.7457

Graduate Academic Support

3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, TX 75799

Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CT

Phone: 903.566.6193

Connect With Us

Step into your future at The University of Texas at Tyler’s Graduate School. Reach out to us for more information on our programs and research opportunities.