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:

Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
GERALD D. HINES COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE
Architecture MS Feb 1 Trang Phan
713-743-3463
Architecture Level I M.Arch Feb 1 Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
Architecture Level II M.Arch Feb 1 Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
Architectural Studies MA Feb 1 Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
Industrial Design MS Feb 1 Trang Phan 
713-743-3463
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
C.T. BAUER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Accountancy MS Jun 1 (US)
May 1 (Intl)
Nov 15 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Mar 1 (US)
Mar 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

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 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)
Emily Clark
713-743-4883
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Administrative & Supervision M.Ed Nov 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Allied Health Education &
Administration
M.Ed May 1 Oct 1 Mar 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Art Education M.Ed
Ph.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Feb 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Counseling M.Ed Jan 15 Sep 15 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Counseling Psychology Ph.D Dec 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Early Childhood Education M.Ed
Ph.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Feb 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Educational Psychology &
Individual Differences
Ph.D Feb 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Elementary Education M.Ed Jul 1 Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Gifted & Talented Education M.Ed
Jul 1 Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Health Education M.Ed May 1 Oct 1 Mar 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Higher Education M.Ed Apr 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Higher Education Leadership and Policy Ph.D Feb 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Learning, Design
and Technology
M.Ed
Ph.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Feb 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Mathematics Education M.Ed
Ph.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Feb 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Professional Leadership
K-12 Administration
Ed.D Nov 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649

Professional Leadership -
Health Sciences
Ed.D Apr 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Reading, Language Arts &
Literature Education
M.Ed
Ph.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Feb 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
School Psychology PhD Dec 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Science Education M.Ed
Ph.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Feb 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Secondary Education M.Ed Jul 1 Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Social Studies Education M.Ed
Ph.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed) 
Feb 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Special Education M.Ed Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Jun 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Teaching/Teacher Education M.Ed
Ph.D
Jul 1 (M.Ed)
Feb 1 (Ph.D)
Oct 1 Graduate Admission Coordinator
713-743-6649
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Aerospace Engineering MS
PhD
Mar 1
Mar 1
Oct 1
Oct 1
Trina Johnson
713-743-4505
Biomedical Engineering MS
PhD
Apr 1 (US) 
Mar 1 (Intl)
Nov 1(US) 
Oct 1 (Intl)
Caitlin MacNeil
832-842-4568
Chemical Engineering

MS
PhD

MChE (Part-Time)

Feb 15
Feb 15

May 1

Nov 1 MChE (Part-Time)

Yolanda Thomas
713-743-4311
Civil Engineering MCE
MS
PhD
Feb 1 Sep 1 Jose Rodriguez
713-743-7060
Computer & Systems
Engineering
MS Feb 1 Aug 1 Brandie Yale
713-743-4403
Electrical Engineering MS
PhD 
MEE
Feb 1 Aug 1 Brandie Yale
713-743-4403
Environmental Engineering MS
PhD
Feb 1 Jose Rodriguez
713-743-7060
Geosensing Systems MS Feb 1 Sep 1 Jose Rodriguez
713-743-7060
Industrial Engineering MIE
MS
PhD
Apr 1 (US)
Mar 1 (Intl)
Sep 15 (US)
Sep 1 (Intl)
Cyrena Edwards
713-743-4180
Materials Engineering MS
PhD
Feb 1 (US)
Feb 1 (Intl)
Aug 1 (US)
Aug 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
MPE
Apr 1 Sep 15 Anne Sturm
Kim Spencer
832-842-4848
Subsea Engineering MSSE Apr 1 (US)
Mar 1 (Intl)
Nov 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
Jenna Donnelly
713-743-4522
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
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)
Dawn Wolf-Taylor
713-743-2457
Hospitality Management PhD Feb 1 Dawn Wolf-Taylor
713-743-2457
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
GRADUATE COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
Social Work MSW
PhD
Mar 1 (MSW)
Jan 15 (PhD)
Oct 1 (Adv.
Stand. Only)
Amber Mollhagen
713-743-8082
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
UH LAW CENTER
Energy, Environment & Natural Resource Law LL.M. Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2890
Foreign Scholars LL.M. Mar 1 Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2890
Health Law LL.M. Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2890
Intellectual Property & Information Law LL.M. Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2890
International Law LL.M. Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2890
Law JD Feb 15 (full-time)
May 15 (part-time)
Law Admissions
713-743-3308
Tax LL.M. Mar 1 Oct 1 (U.S. only) Graduate Legal Studies
713-743-2890
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology MA Feb 28 Dr. Rebecca Storey
713-743-3987
Art MFA Feb 1 (US)
Jan 15 (Intl)
Dr. Jessica Locheed
713-743-2830
Art History MA May 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dr. Jessica Locheed
713-743-2830
Arts Leadership MA May 1 Nov 1 Prof. Fleurette Fernando
713-743-4817
Athletic Training MAT Contact Advisor Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Communication -
Health Communication,
Mass Communication,
Public Relations,
Speech Communication
MA Mar 1 (US) - Priority
May 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dr. Vardeman
713-743-4294
Communication Sciences & Disorders MA Feb 1 Samantha Ary
713-743-2897
Creative Writing MFA
PhD
Dec 15 Giuseppe Taurino
713-743-3014
English & American Literature MA
PhD
Jan 15 Nov 1 Julie Kofford
713-743-2939
Economics, Applied MA May 1 Amber Pozo
713-743-3805
Economics PhD Feb 1 Amber Pozo
713-743-3805
Hispanic Studies, Spanish MA
PhD
Last Friday
in January
Dr. Gabriela Baeza
713-743-3007
History MA
PhD
Jan 1 Daphyne Pitre
dpitre@uh.edu
Human Space Exploration Sciences MS Apr 1 Oct 1 Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Kinesiology PhD Apr 1 Todd Boutte
713-743-0571
Music MM &
DMA

Dec 1 (Priority)
Mar 15 (Final)

Oct 1 Stacia Morgan Dunn
713-743-5394
Philosophy MA July 4 Dr. James Garson
713-743-3205
713-743-3010
Political Science MA
PhD
Feb 15 Oct 1 William Kurth
713-743-9726
Psychology, Clinical PhD Dec 1 Patti Tolar
713-743-5544
Psychology, Developmental PhD Dec 1 Patti Tolar
713-743-5544
Psychology, Industrial & Organizational PhD Jan 15 Patti Tolar
713-743-5544
Psychology, Social PhD Jan 15 Patti Tolar
713-743-5544
Public Administration MPA Jun 15 Oct 15 Dr. Toshiyuki Yuasa
713-743-3931
Public Policy MPP Jun 15 Oct 15 Dr. Jim Granato
713-743-3887
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 Prof. Jack Young
713-743-0705
Theatre - Design MFA May 15 Prof. Kevin Rigdon
713-743-2816
Theatre Studies MA May 15 Dr. Robert Shimko
713-743-2917
Theatre - Summer MA for Educators MA

Feb 15 (Priority)*
May 15 (Final)*
*Only admits in Summer 

Jackie deMontmollin
World Cultures & Literature MA Apr 15 Nov 1 Prof. Alessandro Carrera
713-743-3069
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
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 PhD Feb 1 Sep 1 Rosezelia Jackson
Biochemistry PhD Feb 1 Sep 1 Rosezelia Jackson
Chemistry MS
PhD

Jan 31 (US)
Mar 1 (Intl)

MyTrang Baccam
Computer Science MS
PhD
Jun 1 (US)
Feb 14 (Intl)
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 Naomi Haynes
713-743-3523
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
Optometry OD Mar 18 OD GradAdmissions
713-743-1847
Physiological and
Vision Science
MS, PhD Feb 1 PHOP GradAdmissions
713-743-1885
Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Pharmaceutics PhD Jan 31 Vanessa Lockett
713-743-1222
Pharmacology PhD Jan 31 Vanessa Lockett
713-743-1222
Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy*
(*M.S. name change pending)
MS Jan 9 Christen Gould
832-842-8327
Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy PhD Jan 31 Christen Gould
832-842-8327
Professional Pharmacy PharmD Sep 13 (Early-Decisions)
Dec 2 (Regular-Decisions)

Morgan Ely
713-743-1291

Program Degrees Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Contact
COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY
Construction Management MS Jul 1 (US)
April 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
COT Graduate Admissions
713-743-4100
Engineering Technology MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
COT Graduate Admissions
713-743-4100
Global Retailing MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
COT Graduate Admissions
713-743-4100
Human Resource Development MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
COT Graduate Admissions
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)
COT Graduate Admissions
713-743-4100
Information Systems Security MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
COT Graduate Admissions
713-743-4100
Supply Chain and Logistics Technology MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
COT Graduate Admissions
713-743-4100
Technology Project Management MS Jul 1 (US)
Apr 1 (Intl)
Dec 1 (US)
Oct 1 (Intl)
COT Graduate Admissions
713-743-4100