The Graduate School

Top-Quality Master’s and PhD Programs from UT Tyler

Welcome to The Graduate School at The University of Texas at Tyler. Here you will find a committed community of faculty and students involved in both coursework and research that will enhance your skills in the marketplace, prepare you for new careers and challenges, contribute to your personal sense of accomplishment and growth, and spark your desire to discover. UT Tyler provides its graduate students with opportunities one would only expect at a small private university but without private university tuition expenses.

UT Tyler offers over 40 graduate degree and certificate programs, all designed with the adult learner in mind. Most of our programs are available on a full or part-time basis, and evening courses are available for the convenience of working professionals. We also offer several affordable online graduate degree programs for even greater flexibility.


Graduate School Mission

The mission of the UT Tyler Graduate School is to enable diverse 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 the diversity of graduate education at UT Tyler through recruitment, retention, and support of underrepresented 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.

Graduate School Vision

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

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Meet Our Faculty

Our graduate faculty members are innovative teacher-scholars with outstanding academic credentials. They are passionate about teaching and dedicated to their students. As accomplished scholars, they are actively involved through their research and/or creative pursuits in contributing to their disciplines. The experiences, knowledge, and unique perspectives these faculty bring to the University not only enrich the learning environment but also help define UT Tyler's commitment to intellectual growth and the success of its students. A full list of UT Tyler faculty is provided in the University Catalog. In addition, you may search by faculty last name or by discipline for profiles of individual faculty, and to see their research interests.

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More Information

  • Important Announcement for Graduate Students Under the Age of 22

    Effective January 2012, UT Tyler now requires proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis.

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  • International Students

    Information for International Admission information can be found in the International Students section of our website.

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  • Financial Support

    Check the Financial Support section of our website for Financial Aid and Scholarship information.

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