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Graduate Programs Overview

Degree Programs

Overview of Degree Programs

  • M.S. - Geology
  • M.S. - Geophysics
  • M.S. - Atmospheric Sciences
  • Ph.D. - Geology
  • Ph.D. - Geophysics
  • Ph.D. - Atmospheric Sciences

Professional Master’s Program

Overview of Professional Master’s Program

Certifications & Short Courses

GRADUATE ADMISSIONS CONTACTS AND DEADLINES

Online Application - All M.S. and Ph.D. Programs

Program Fall Deadline   Spring Deadline   Summer Deadline   Contact
  Domestic International Domestic International Domestic International
Atmospheric Sciences, MS  Jan 5 (*priority) Jan 5 (*priority) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7

Karen Maldonado

713-743-3401

  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular)        
             
Atmospheric Sciences, PHD Jan 5 (*priority) Jan 5 (*priority) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular)        
             
Geology, MS  Jan 5 (*priority) Jan 5 (*priority) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular)        
             
Geology, PHD Jan 5 (*priority) Jan 5 (*priority) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular)        
             
Geology, MS  Jan 5 (*priority) Jan 5 (*priority) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular)        
             
Geology, PHD Jan 5 (*priority) Jan 5 (*priority) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular)        
             
Geology-Professional, MS  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
             

Jim Parker


713-743-6750

Geophysics, MS  Jan 5 (*priority) Jan 5 (*priority) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular)        
             
Geophysics, PHD Jan 5 (*priority) Jan 5 (*priority) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular)        
             
Geophysics-Professional, MS  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
             

Karen Maldonado

713-743-3401

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Certification June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
             
Hydrogeology Certification  June 7  (regular) May 7 (regular) Nov 7 Oct 7 April 7 Mar 7
*Priority applicants will be considered for admissions scholarships and other graduate research assistantship resources.

Admission Contacts and Deadlines

NOTE: In addition to these requirements, graduate admission to programs requiring a dissertation or thesis will be contingent upon a faculty advisor agreeing to supervise the applicant’s research. Therefore, prospective students are strongly encouraged to contact faculty members in the applicant’s field of interest prior to the application deadline. This does not apply to non-thesis or professional M.S. options.

Application Fees

Domestic Students: Free
International Students: $80

Advisor Information

Atmospheric Sciences

Xun Jiang

Xun Jiang, Ph.D.
xjiang7@uh.edu
713-743-3156
SR1 432D

Geology and Geophysics

Shuhab Khan

Shuhab Khan, Ph.D.
sdkhan@uh.edu
713-743-5404
SR1 234

Professional M.S. Program

Donald Van Nieuwenhuise

Donald Van Nieuwenhuise, Ph.D.
donvann@uh.edu
713-743-3423
SR1 227

Staff Advisors

Atmospheric Sciences, Geology

Karen Maldonado

Karen Maldonado
kaluna@uh.edu
713-743-3401
SR1 312B

Geophysics

Jim Parker

Jim Parker
jlparke8@uh.edu
713-743-6750
SR1 312B