Graduate Students

The graduate degrees offered by the College of Education include master, doctoral and certification programs that are managed by each of our five departments. We offer research-driven experiences that pair theory and practice in collaborative environments. Explore the list below to learn more about the groups of passionate practitioners working together to remake the landscape of education.

Applications for admission must be made through UT Austin’s Graduate School.

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Curriculum & Instruction

Photo of Stephen FlynnFlynn, Stephen - Graduate Coordinator

Office: SZB 436
Phone: (512) 471-3747
Email: sflynn@austin.utexas.edu

STEM Education (MA, MEd, PhD)
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) play an increasingly important role in addressing critical needs of society and generating innovation that drives the global economy. This program prepares elementary teachers through the K-6 certification program and secondary teachers through the nationally recognized UTeach program. Our graduate students return to the classroom and educational organizations in leadership roles, and go on to make major contributions in STEM education research and postsecondary teaching. This program has its own application process

UTeach Urban Teachers
This program prepares English and Social Studies educators to thrive in the context of urban schools. UTeach Urban Teachers is a Texas teacher certification program for grades 7-12 and specifically focuses on valuing the diverse linguistic and cultural resources students bring into the classroom.

Application Deadlines (including UTeach Urban Teachers)
November 1: Deadline for Recruitment Fellowship Consideration
December 1: Admissions Deadline
 
STEM  
November 1: Deadline for Recruitment Fellowship Consideration
December 1: Admissions Deadline

Educational Administration

Hortensia PalomaresHortensia Palomares - Graduate Program Coordinator II

Office: SZB 348K
Phone: (512) 475-8570
Email: hpalomares@austin.utexas.edu

Application Deadlines
PHEL: December 1
PSEL Cooperative Superintendency Program (Ed.D.): February 1
PSEL Educational Policy and Planning Program Ph.D. and Master’s: December 1
PSEL Principalship Program (M.Ed.): January 20

Educational Psychology

Photo of Pam LarickPam Larick - Admissions and Graduate Coordinator

Office: SZB 504D
Phone: (512) 471-0515
Email: plarick@austin.utexas.edu

Application Deadlines
Ph.D. Specializations: December 1
Master’s Specializations: January 10

Kinesiology & Health Education

Photo of Phillip SalazarPhillip Salazar - Graduate Program Coordinator II

Office: BEL 722B
Phone: (512) 232-6015
Email: salazar@austin.utexas.edu

Application Deadlines
All programs: December 1

Special Education