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Office of Graduate Studies at UT Arlington

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Graduate Studies at UT Arlington
Adrian Rodriguez, Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering)

“As a member of the Graduate Student Senate, I have had the opportunity to meet other graduate students from various areas of study. This has produced a new network of people that I can connect with after graduate school.”

Adrian Rodriguez, Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering)

Bradley J. Borougerdi, Ph.D. (Transatlantic History)

“Grad school has changed my life and helped me accomplish goals that I never would have thought were possible 15 years ago. It has taken a great deal of dedication, but every step of the way has been worth it.”

Bradley J. Borougerdi, Ph.D. (Transatlantic History)

Charles Hicks, Ph.D. (English)

“The program the University offers for graduate teaching assistants provides valuable training in every area of teaching—not only classroom management skills, but also in-depth focus on the assignments being taught.”

Charles Hicks, Ph.D. (English)

Chris Andrews, MPA

“Networking with the accomplished alumni is fantastic. The Accounting Department places a focus on mentorship and getting to know our local UTA network.”

Chris Andrews, MPA

Colt Bearden, MBA

“The ebb and flow of the MBA Cohort program allows you to flourish in your strengths and help your team. And when you find a class you’re not as strong in, you have your peers to teach you through.”

Colt Bearden, MBA

Elena Ogorodnikova, MBA, MS (Logistics)

“UTA’s graduate program has turned out to be the right place for me to gain the professional tools and knowledge that I lacked. In particular, I have improved my analytical and critical-thinking skills.”

Elena Ogorodnikova, MBA, MS (Logistics)

Evelyn Hsin-Yi Wang, Ph.D (Chemistry)

“Working alongside my advisers and colleagues has been incredibly beneficial because I’ve been able to glean insight from their experiences.”

Evelyn Hsin-Yi Wang, Ph.D (Chemistry)

Gladys Chow, MFA (Visual Communication)

“Interacting with faculty and peers, gaining teaching experience, and pursuing more in-depth research has been extremely beneficial in my graduate education thus far.”

Gladys Chow, MFA (Visual Communication)

Lucas Lothamer, MA (Political Science)

“I’ve enjoyed all aspects of graduate studies, but the most beneficial component has been the interaction with faculty. They challenge and push you to better yourself.”

Lucas Lothamer, MA (Political Science)

Paulann Paterson, M.A. (Social Work)

“UT Arlington offers many scholarships to help students complete their degrees. I am a humble recipient of such generosity, which is enabling me to attain my dreams.”

Paulann Paterson, M.A. (Social Work)

Tamer Desouky, Ph.D. (Psychology)

“The grad school events have been incredibly beneficial. ON-TRAC helps us develop effective teaching strategies to prepare STEM students. And the speaker colloquiums are very informative.”

Tamer Desouky, Ph.D. (Psychology)

The Office of Graduate Studies is here to help develop students' potential for research, scholarship, creative expression, and professional success. To this end, we foster knowledge and professional skills, prepare graduate students for roles as thought-leaders, and promote the interests of our students and graduate education.
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The Latest

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Workshop

    Will you be a Graduate Teaching Assistant this fall?  Learn about UTA undergraduate students, writing learning outcomes, creating a syllabus, and more at the upcoming GTA Training Workshop!  Click here to register.

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015

  • Writing Group Grant

    Having a hard time finishing your thesis/dissertation? How about forming a writing group to keep you on track and receive helpful feedback from colleagues. Plus if you decide to start your own writing group you are eligible to apply for a Writing Group Grant! In order to apply you must attend an informational online session.

    Wednesday, August 19, from 5:30 to 6:30

    or

    Friday, August 28, from 12:00 to 1:00

    Click here for more information and to register.

  • New Graduate Student Orientation

    There are two university-wide new student orientations once you arrive on campus. International graduate students MUST attend the New International Student Orientation, so make sure to sign up for an orientation session. All incoming graduate students are encouraged to attend the New Graduate Student Orientation on August 22, 2015. Click here for Fall 2015 orientation dates and to register. 

Graduate Resources

  • Thesis/Dissertation Resources

    Visit the Resources for Graduation page and find information that will keep you on track to graduate, including directions on how to submit your thesis/dissertation for the mechanical check.

  • Gradsense

    Find advice on budgeting, student loans, transitioning out of graduate school, in addition to evaluating and negotiating a job offer. This online resource, designed to inform graduate students about financial issues, is available thanks to a collaboration between the Council of Graduate Schools and TIAA-CREF. Click here for more information.

  • Online Career Resource

    Interested in finding a career that uses the skills you learned in graduate school? Not sure what careers you are qualified to apply for? Take a look at The Versatile PhD for ideas. This online resource provides you with a career finder that helps you discover new opportunities and learn how to shape your resume for careers you might not have considered. 

    Take a look at The Versatile PhD to start exploring careers. If you've never registered for the site click here to register through the UT Arlington membership.

  • Who to Contact?

    Please follow the appropriate link (admissions office, graduation office, etc) to find the best website and contact names and numbers to assist you. 

  • Graduate Advisors List

    Click here for a list of Graduate Advisors.

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  • Versatile PhD