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Located in the globally connected Dallas–Fort Worth area, UT Dallas offers graduate programs in science, technology, business, and the arts. 

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Graduate Programs of Study

Arts and Humanities
• Art History
• History
• Humanities
• Humanities—Aesthetic Studies
• Humanities—History of Ideas
• Humanities—Studies in Literature
• Latin American Studies

Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication
• Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication

Behavioral and Brain Sciences
• Applied Cognition and Neuroscience
• Audiology
• Cognition and Neuroscience
• Communication Disorders
• Communication Sciences and Disorders
• Human Development and Early Childhood Disorders
• Psychological Sciences

Economic, Political and Policy Sciences
• Applied Sociology
• Criminology
• Economics
• Geospatial Information Sciences
• International Political Economy
• Justice Administration and Leadership
• Political Science
• Political Science—Constitutional Law Studies
• Political Science—Legislative Studies
• Public Affairs
• Public Policy
• Public Policy and Political Economy
• Social Data Analytics and Research

Engineering and Computer Science (Erik Jonsson School)
• Biomedical Engineering
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Science
• Electrical Engineering
• Materials Science and Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Software Engineering
• Systems Engineering and Management
• Telecommunications Engineering

Interdisciplinary Studies
• Interdisciplinary Studies

Management (Naveen Jindal School)
• Accounting
• Business Analytics
• Energy Management
• Finance
• Financial Engineering and Risk Management
• Global Business
• Healthcare Leadership and Management
• Information Technology and Management
• Innovation and Entrepreneurship
• International Management Studies
• Management Science
• Marketing
• Master of Business Administration
• Supply Chain Management
• Systems Engineering and Management

Natural Sciences and Mathematics
• Actuarial Science
• Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
• Biotechnology
• Chemistry
• Geosciences
• Mathematics
• Mathematics Education
• Molecular and Cell Biology
• Physics
• Science Education
• Statistics

At the graduate level, students can expect to learn from renowned faculty and thought leaders. Our diverse student body and faculty—and prime location in the heart of the Dallas Metroplex—attract students from around the world who thrive on innovation. 

Our founders believed in supporting a research-intensive institution, and our graduate and doctoral programs reflect this. Graduates from our nationally recognized programs go on to become leaders in their industries, including one who has been awarded the Nobel Prize.

UT Dallas at a glance
Times Higher Education survey ranked UT Dallas #1 in the nation and #21 in the world in their list of the top 200 institutions under 50 years of age.
• The University’s outstanding faculty include a Nobel Prize winner and members of the National
Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.
• In 2015 UT Dallas alumnus Dr. Aziz Sancar, PhD ’77 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
• UT Dallas has one of the top 25 most ethnically diverse student populations in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the
full-time MBA program #16 (tied) among public universities.
• The School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communications program merges fine arts and computer sciences and is ranked one of the top 25 graduate schools to study video game design by The Princeton Review.
U.S. News & World Report ranked UTD among the top 20 universities in the country with the lowest debt after graduation.

Fast facts
Founded: 1969

Character: Nearly 28,000 total enrollment; 65% undergraduate and 35% graduate

Programs: UT Dallas offers 59 master’s degree programs, 30 PhD programs, and one professional doctorate program across eight schools.

Alumni: More than 92,000 alumni from around the world

Research: More than $110 million

Origin of students: The top states
of origin are Texas, California, Illinois, Florida, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. More than 6,000 international students representing nearly 100 countries call UT Dallas home.

Gender: 43% female and 57% male

Growth: In one decade (2007–2017), a total of approximately four million new or renovated square feet and more than $1 billion in development have been added to campus.

Student success: UT Dallas graduates are globally recruited by prominent companies and have received prestigious research appointments. More than 400 employers hired UT Dallas students last year.

Graduate and undergraduate students participate in more than 6,000 internships each year.

Points of pride
U.S. News & World Report highly ranks many UT Dallas programs in its “Best Graduate Schools” report:
• Audiology, #4 (tied)
• Communication Disorders, #12 tied)
• Information Systems, #16 (tied)
• Professional MBA, #16 (tied) among public universities
• Operations/Productions, an MBA specialty, #20 (tied)
• Full-time MBA, #38 (tied)



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47 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Actuarial Science                
Biomedical Engineering              
Cell & Molecular Biology              
Child & Human Development                
Computer Science              
Electrical Engineering              
Financial Engineering                
Financial Planning                
General MBA                
Information Technology                
Interdisciplinary Studies                
Latin American Studies                
Material Science              
Mechanical Engineering              
Media Studies                
Political Science                
Resource Management                
Software Engineering                
Supply Chain Management                
Systems Engineering              


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