Graduate Programs, Contacts and Deadlines

There are twelve colleges at The University of Houston offering nearly 200 graduate programs. There are also a number of specialized certifications, and dual degree programs available for students to choose from.

Each department's graduate coordinator or advisor is the best source of information regarding admissions to your chosen program. Below you can find important contact and admission information for each college and department at UH. You are also encouraged to refer to the Graduate Catalog for updated admission or degree requirements for your chosen program.

Please click on the areas of study by college to see contact information:

ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
GERALD D. HINES COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE
Architecture MS Feb 1 n/a Trang Phan
713-743-3463
Architecture Level I MA Feb 1 n/a Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
Architecture Level II MA Feb 1 n/a Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
Architectural Studies MA Feb 1 n/a Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
Industrial Design MS Feb 1 n/a Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
Space Architecture MS Feb 1 n/a Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
C.T. BAUER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Accountancy MS Jun 1 (US)
May 1 (Intl)
Nov 15 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
MSACCY Advisor
713-743-4696

Business Administration


Areas of Study:
Accountancy and Taxation
Finance
Management
Managment Information Systems
Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Supply Chain Management

PhD Feb 1 n/a

Bauer PhD Program
713-743-4895

Faculty Contact:
ACCT - Dr. Lu
FINA - Dr. Jacobs
MANA - Dr. DeFrank
MIS - Dr. Chin
MARK - Dr. Patrick
SCM - Dr. Sahin

Graduate & Professional Programs (including the Executive Masters Option) MBA & MSF Jun 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Nov 1 (US)*
Oct 1 (Intl)*
*Only MBA Program
admits for spring
MBA Advisor
713-743-0700
Finance MS Jun 1 (US)
April 1 (Intl)
n/a Emily Clark
713-743-4883
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Administrative & Supervision M.Ed n/a Nov 1 Mary Kelley
713-743-5046
Administrative & Supervision
(Higher Education)
M.Ed Apr 1 n/a Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Allied Health Education &
Administration
M.Ed May 1 Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Art Education M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Counseling M.Ed Jan 15 Sep 15 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Counseling Psychology Ph.D Dec 1 n/a Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Early Childhood Education M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Educational Psychology M.Ed n/a n/a Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Educational Psychology &
Individual Differences
PhD Feb 1 n/a Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Elementary Education M.Ed Jul 1 Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Gifted & Talented Education M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Health Education M.Ed May 1 Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Learning, Design
and Technology
M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Mathematics Education M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Professional Leadership
K-12 Administration
Ed.D n/a Nov 1 Mary Kelley
713-743-5046
Professional Leadership -
Health Sciences
Ed.D Mar 1 n/a Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Reading, Language Arts &
Literature Education
M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
School Psychology PhD Dec 1 n/a Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Science Education M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Secondary Education M.Ed Jul 1 Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Social Studies Education M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Special Education M.Ed Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Jun 1 (PhD)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
Teaching/Teacher Education M.Ed
Ed.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Jun 1 (Ed.D)
Oct 1 Renee Rattelade
713-743-4997
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Aerospace Engineering MS
PhD
Mar 1
Mar 1
Nov 1 (US) 
Oct 1 (Intl)
Trina Johnson
713-743-4505
Biomedical Engineering MS
PhD
1 May (US) 
1 Apr (Intl)
n/a Catlin MacNeil
832-842-4568
Chemical Engineering

MS
PhD

MChE (Part-Time)

Feb 15
Feb 15

May 1

n/a
n/a

Nov 1

Yolanda Thomas
713-743-4311
Civil Engineering MCE
MSCE
PhD
Feb 1 Sep 1 Jose Rodriguez
713-743-7060
Computer & Systems
Engineering
MS Feb 1 Aug 1 Nikki Soubra
713-743-4446
Electrical Engineering MSEE
PhD 
MEE
Feb 1 Aug 1 Nikki Soubra
713-743-4446
Environmental Engineering MS
PhD
Feb 1 n/a Jose Rodriguez
713-743-7060
Geosensing Systems MS Feb 1 n/a Jose Rodriguez
713-743-7060
Industrial Engineering MIE
MSIE
PhD
Apr 15 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Sep 15 (US)
Sep 1 (Intl)
Cyrena Edwards
713-743-4180
Materials Engineering MS
PhD
Feb 1 (US)
Feb 1 (Intl)
Oct 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Monica Sanchez
713-743-8505
Mechanical Engineering MS
PhD
Mar 1
Mar 1
Nov 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Trina Johnson
713-743-4505
Petroleum Engineering MS Apr 15 Sep 15 Anne Sturm
832-842-4848
Subsea Engineering MSSE May 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Nov 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Jenna Donnelly
713-743-4522
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
CONRAD N. HILTON COLLEGE OF HOTEL AND RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT
Hospitality Management MS May 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Nov 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Dianca Chase
713-743-2457
Hospitality Management PhD Feb 1 Dianca Chase
713-743-2457
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
GRADUATE COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
Social Work MSW
PhD
Feb 1 (MSW)
Jan 15 (PhD)
Oct 1 (Adv.
Stand. Only)
Amber Mollhagen
713-743-8082
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
UH LAW CENTER
Energy, Environment & Natural Resource Law LLM Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2280
Foreign Scholars LLM Mar 1 n/a Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2280
Health Law LLM Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2280
Intellectual Property & Information Law ML Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2280
International Law LLM Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2280
Law JD
LLM
Feb 15 (full-time)
May 15 (part-time)
n/a Law Admissions
713-743-3308
Tax LLM Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2280
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology MA Feb 28 n/a Dr. Rebecca Storey
713-743-3987
Art MFA Feb 1 n/a Dr. Jessica Locheed
713-743-2830
Art History MA Feb 1 n/a Dr. Jessica Locheed
713-743-2830
Arts Leadership MA May 1 Sep 15 Prof. Fleurette Fernando
713-743-4817
Athletic Training MAT Contact Advisor n/a Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Communication -
Health Communication,
Mass Communication,
Public Relations,
Speech Communication
MA Mar 1 (US) - Priority
Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
n/a Dr. Lan Ni
713-743-1872
Communication Sciences & Disorders MA Feb 1 n/a Dr. Byron Ross
713-743-2886
713-743-2897
Creative Writing MFA
PhD
Dec 15 n/a Kathy Smathers
713-743-3014
English & American Literature MA
PhD
Jan 15 Nov 1 Julie Kofford
713-743-2939
English, Applied Linguistics MA Contact
Advisor
Contact
Advisor
Julie Kofford
713-743-2939
Economics, Applied MA May 1 n/a Amber Pozo
713-743-3805
Economics PhD Feb 1 n/a Amber Pozo
713-743-3805
Hispanic Studies, Spanish MA
PhD
Last Friday
in January
n/a Dr. Gabriela Baeza
713-743-3007
History MA
PhD
Jan 1 n/a Daphyne Pitre
dpitre@Central.UH.EDU
Human Nutrition MS May 1 Oct 1 Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Human Space Exploration Sciences MS Apr 1 Oct 1 Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Kinesiology PhD Apr 1 n/a Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Music MM
DMA

Dec 1 (Priority)
Mar 15 (Final)

Oct 1 Chris Foster
713-743-3314
Philosophy MA July 4 n/a Dr. James Garson
713-743-3205
713-743-3010
Physical Education M.Ed May 1 Oct 1 Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Political Science MA
PhD
Feb 15 Oct 1 Edward Manouelian
713-743-3939
Psychology, Clinical PhD Dec 1 n/a Patti Tolar
713-743-5544
Psychology, Developmental PhD Dec 1 n/a Patti Tolar
713-743-5544
Psychology, Industrial & Organizational PhD Jan 15 n/a Patti Tolar
713-743-5544
Psychology, Social PhD Jan 15 n/a Patti Tolar
713-743-5544
Public Administration MPA Jun 15 Oct 15 Dr. Toshiyuki Yuasa
713-743-3931
Sociology MA Apr 1 Nov 1 Dr. Stella Grigorian
713-743-3960
Sport and Fitness
Administration
MA May 1 Oct 1 Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Theatre - Acting MFA May 15 n/a Prof. Jack Young
713-743-0705
Theatre - Design MFA May 15 n/a Prof. Kevin Rigdon
713-743-2816
Theatre Studies MA May 15 n/a Dr. Robert Shimko
713-743-2917
World Cultures & Literature MA Apr 15 Nov 1 Prof. Alessandro Carrera
713-743-3069
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS
Applied Mathematics MS Jun 5 (US)
May 1 (Intl)
Dec 4 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Dr. Shanyu Ji
Neha Valji
713-743-3454
713-743-3517
Atmospheric Sciences MS
PhD
Feb 1 Sep 1 Sylvia Marshall
smarshal@central.uh.edu
Biology MS
PhD
Feb 1 Sep 1 Rosezelia Jackson
713-743-2633
Biochemistry MS
PhD
Feb 1 Sep 1 Rosezelia Jackson
713-743-2633
Chemistry MS
PhD
Apr 1 n/a Mytrang Baccam
713-743-4403
Computer Science MS
PhD
Jun 1 (US)
Feb 8 (Intl)
n/a Elizabeth Faig
ejfaig@central.uh.edu
Geology MS
PhD
Feb 1 Sep 1 Sylvia Marshall
smarshal@central.uh.edu
Geophysics MS
PhD
Feb 1 Sep 1 Sylvia Marshall
smarshal@central.uh.edu
Mathematics MA
MS
PhD
Jun 5 (US)
May 1 (Intl)
Dec 4 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Dr. Shanyu Ji
Neha Valji
713-743-3454
713-743-3517
Physics MS
PhD
Feb 1 n/a Naomi Haynes
713-743-3523
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
Optometry OD Mar 18 n/a OD GradAdmissions
713-743-1847
Physiological and
Vision Science
MS, PhD Feb 1 n/a PHOP GradAdmissions
713-743-1885
ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Pharmaceutics PhD Jan 31 n/a Vanessa Lockett
713-743-1222
Pharmacology PhD Jan 31 n/a Vanessa Lockett
713-743-1222
Pharmacy Administration MS
PhD
Feb 1 n/a Christen Gould
832-842-8327
Professional Pharmacy PharmD

Sep 13 (Early-Decisions)
Dec 2 (Regular-Decisions)

n/a

Morgan Ely
713-743-1291

ProgramDegreesFall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
Construction Management MS Jul 1 (US)
April 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Tiffany Roosa
Catrina Ballard
713-743-4100
Engineering Technology MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Tiffany Roosa
Catrina Ballard
713-743-4100
Global Retailing MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Tiffany Roosa
Catrina Ballard
713-743-4100
Human Resource Development MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Tiffany Roosa
Catrina Ballard
713-743-4100
Human Resource Development
(Executive Option)
MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Janet Faulkner
Foresight MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Tiffany Roosa
Catrina Ballard
713-743-4100
Information Systems Security MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Tiffany Roosa
Catrina Ballard
713-743-4100
Supply Chain and Logistics Technology MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Tiffany Roosa
Catrina Ballard
713-743-4100
Technology Project Management MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Tiffany Roosa
Catrina Ballard
713-743-4100