Mission and Vision

Graduate School Vision

The UT Tyler Graduate School serves as a catalyst for leadership, excellence, and innovation in graduate education.

Graduate School Mission

The mission of the UT Tyler Graduate School is to enable graduate and professional students and graduate faculty to thrive intellectually and professionally and achieve academic success. The Graduate School enhances the intellectual life of the university by:

  • Promoting the highest-quality education for graduate and professional students, including outstanding academic experiences, opportunities to engage in cutting-edge research, and professional development that prepares them for success at school and at work.

  • Advancing graduate education at UT Tyler through recruitment, retention, and support of all graduate student groups.

  • Fostering an environment in which graduate faculty can reach their potential as teachers, researchers, and mentors to graduate students.

  • Engaging graduate faculty and students in research and graduate programs that address the critical issues that challenge our state, our nation, and our world.