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Application Deadlines:

November 5, for Spring admissions.
March 1, for Summer admissions.
June 1, for Fall admissions.

Graduate Application Procedure

Please visit the University of Houston Graduate School website for instructions on how to submit an application and the following required supporting materials.

Current admission requirements for the degree program are:

  1. Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0.

  2. Acceptable scores on the GRE. 

    •  Typically expected scores are above the 30th percentile on the quantitative and verbal sections with at least a 3.5 on the analytical writing section.

    • GRE scores more than 5 years old are not valid.

    • GRE Waiver
      • Students with a 3.2 cumulative undergraduate GPA or higher will have the GRE requirement waived
      • Students must have no more than 3 Ws, S, or No Credits on their transcripts to qualify for the waiver.
  3. Three letters of references on business letterhead with contact information.

    • Your recommenders will be contacted automatically and asked to evaluate you through an online system. They should be encouraged to provide comments and/or upload a signed letter as well.

  4. Current resume

  5. Statement of professional goals and interests

International Students

International students who do not hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a United States college must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Citizens of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom need not submit TOEFL scores. Additional information about applying as an international students can be found at the UH Graduate School

Graduate Admission Counseling

Prospective graduate students can contact the graduate admissions counselor for more information on any graduate program. The graduate counselor is usually available for online chat during regular business hours.