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Office of Graduate Studies at UT Arlington

UT Arlington
Graduate Studies at UT Arlington

Prospective Students


Welcome! We’re glad that you are considering UT Arlington for your graduate education!

With nine different academic areas offering 71 master's and 29 doctoral degrees—as well as certificate and professional development programs—it’s easy to find the right fit. Instruction is offered in traditional classrooms on our main campus in Arlington, Texas, and at several satellite locations. In addition, UT Arlington has an extensive catalog of online courses and a growing number of online degree programs. These options make access to high quality graduate study easier than ever before. Use the links located on the right side of this page and explore individual department’s websites to find the graduate courses and curricula that will advance your academic or professional goals.

Applying to UT Arlington

At UT Arlington each department sets its own admission requirements and makes independent admission decisions. Make sure to look at the department‘s specific requirements prior to submitting your application.

Already decided to apply? Click on this link for the admissions page!

Things to Consider Before Selecting a Graduate Degree Program

  • Begin researching graduate programs at least six months before the application deadlines. This allows you time to learn about our programs and faculty, obtain scores on standardized tests (e.g., GRE, GMAT, TOEFL) if they are required by your intended program, visit the campus, and apply for financial aid and fellowships.
  • Applicants to research degree programs (PhD, MS and MA) should learn about the research of individual faculty members in order to find the best fit with their academic interests. A good place to start your investigation is to go to This site contains information about the research interests and accomplishments of UT Arlington faculty, staff, and students. The keyword search allows you to learn about individuals who are working in areas that interest you.
  • Contact the faculty whose work appeals to you to discuss your interests and plans.
  • If possible, visit the campus and arrange to talk with students and faculty about your intended program. This visit can help you better understand how the program matches your needs and interests.