• Accountancy, M.Acc.

    Program director: Sonja Pippinsonjap@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: February 1 & April 15 (Fall) | October 1 & November 15 (Spring)
    Program info: MAcc handbook | MAcc website | Accounting faculty | Accounting department

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE or GMAT (not required if undergrad Accounting degree is from an AACSB Business School and a 3.3 or higher GPA)
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Three letters of recommendation

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  • Accountancy, M.Acc. (online)

    Program director: Sonja Pippinsonjap@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 27 (Fall) | Dec 15 (Spring) | April 6 (Summer)
    Program info: Online MAcc website | Accounting department

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Curriculum vitae
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Two letters of recommendation

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  • Animal & Rangeland Science, M.S.

    Program director: Robert Washington-Allen | rwashingtonallen@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: November 1 (Spring) | February 1 (Fall)
    Program info: A&R handbook | A&R M.S. website | A&R faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Admission GPA of 3.0
    2. TOEFL ibt 100
    3. Must have an advisor prior to admission

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  • Anthropology, M.A.

    Program director: Sarah Cowiescowie@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Dec 15
    Program info: Anthro handbook | Anthro website | Anthro faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE or GMAT (Requirement waived for those applying to Spring or Fall 2022)
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Scholarly writing sample
    4. Three letters of recommendation
    5. Graduate assistantship application (if interested)

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  • Art: Visual Arts, M.F. A.

    Program director: Miya Hannanmiyah@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: February 15 
    Program info:  MFA handbook | MFA Website | MFA faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Three letters of recommendation
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Art portfolio

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  • Atmospheric Science, M.S.

    Program director:  Vera SamburovaVera.Samburova@dri.edu
    Application deadlines: February 1 (Fall) | November 1 (Spring)
    Program info:  Atmos handbook | Atmos website | Atmos faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE (Not required for those applying for admission through Spring 2022)
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Three letters of recommendation

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  • Biochemistry, M.S.

    Program Director: John Cushman | jcushman@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | June 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: Biochem handbook | Biochem website | Biochem faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Statement of Purpose
    2. Three Letters of Recommendation
    3. GPA 2.75

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  • Biology, M.S.

    Program Director: Steve VanderWall | sv@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: February 1 (Fall) | November 1 (Spring)
    Program Info: M.S. in Biology handbook | M.S. in Biology website | Biology faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Biomedical Engineering, M.S.

    Program Director: Bahram Parvinbparvin@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: November 1 (Spring) | February 1 (Fall)
    Program Info: BME handbook | BME website | BME faculty

    Admission requirements:

    1. GRE scores 301+ (Waived for applicants applying through Spring of 2022)
    2. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
    3. Official transcripts and GRE scores are required for department review
    4. Three letters of recommendation
    5. Statement of purpose

    Apply Now

  • Biostatistics, M.S.

    Director: Kristen Clements-Nolle | clements@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: Priority deadline (for GAs) Feb 1 | Secondary review June 1 (Fall)
    Program Info: Biostatistics website | Biostatistics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE, GMAT, or MCAT (Optional, not required)
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Writing sample (admission essay)
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. For international applicants, an English language exam is required.
    7. SOPHAS Application  (SOPHAS completed before Graduate School application. View directions and waiver code.)
    8. Full-time or Part-time

    Apply Now

  • Biotechnology, M.S.

    Program Director: Christie Howardchristie.howard@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines:  | Feb 1 and April 15 (Fall) | Oct 1 and Nov 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: Biotech handbook | Biotech website | Biotech faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; preferred minimum of 3.0 in the sciences (the last two years are strongly weighted)
    2. Minimum 75 semester units towards a biological science degree
    3. Two semesters of documented research or internship experience
    4. Completion of specific coursework with a “C” or better
      One-year subplan: Must have completed undergraduate research in their chosen lab and provide contact information for principle investigator.
      Two-year subplan: Resume and a statement of purpose

    Recommended materials:

    1. Senior thesis

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  • Business Administration, M.B.A.

    Program Director: Kambiz Raffiee | raffiee@unr.edu 
    Application Deadlines: March 15 (Fall) – Extended to July 2 for Fall '21 | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: MBA handbook | MBA website | MBA facultyBusiness Administration

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE, GMAT, or MCAT (Waivers are always available to those actively pursuing or who have completed advanced degrees, certain professional degrees or select active licenses.)
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Two letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Business Administration, Executive Online M.B.A.

    Program Director: Kambiz Raffiee | raffiee@unr.edu
    Application Deadline: June 1 (Fall)
    Program Info: EMBA handbook | EMBA website | EMBA faculty | Business Administration

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

    1. GRE, GMAT, or MCAT (Waivers are available to those actively pursuing, or who have completed, advanced degrees, certain professional degrees or select active licenses.)
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Two letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Business Analytics, M.S. (online)

    Program Director: Mala Kaul mkaul@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 27 (Fall) | Dec 15 (Spring) | April 6 (Summer)
    Program Info: Business AnalyticsIS department | IS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 in the last two years of study 
    2. A one-page personal statement describing career goals
    3. Two letters of recommendation
    4. Curriculum Vitae or resume
    5. Prerequisite courses: an undergraduate course in Statistics and an undergraduate course in Introduction to Information Systems

    Apply Now

  • Cell & Molecular Biology, M.S.

    Program Director: Subhash Vermascverma@medicine.nevada.edu
    Application Deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | June 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: CMB handbookCMB website | CMB faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Statement of purpose
    2. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Chemical Engineering, M.S.

    Program director: Maryam Raeeszadeh-Sarmazdeh | maryamr@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: For Assistantship consideration March 15 (Fall) | September 1 (Spring)
    Program info: CME handbook | CME website | CME faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Chemistry, M.S.

    Program director: Robert Sheridan | rss@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feb 15 and April 15 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Chemistry handbook | Chemistry website | Chemistry faculty

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations:

    1. GRE recommended but not required

    Apply Now

  • Civil & Environmental Engineering, M.S.

    Program director: Ramin Motamed | motamed@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) | Sept 1 (Spring)
    Program info: CEE handbook | CEE website | CEE faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

    1. GRE: 302 combined (GRE recommended but not required for those applying for admission through Fall 2022; required thereafter)
    2. GPA 3.0
    3. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
    4. Statement of purpose
    5. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Communication Studies, M.A.

    Program director: Amy Pasonapason@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall)
    Program info: Comm Studies handbook | Comm Studies website | Comm Studies faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE (Requirement waived for those applying through Fall 2022)
    2. Letter of application/statement of purpose
    3. Contact information for three references (references may be contacted for additional information)

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  • Computer Science & Engineering, M.S.

    Program director: David Feil-Seifer | dave@cse.unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) | Aug 1 (Spring)
    Program info: CSE handbook | CSE website | CSE faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE -minimum quantitative score 156 (GRE recommended but not required for those applying for admission through Spring 2023; required thereafter)
    2. GPA 3.0
    3. TOEFL or IELTS (TOEFL>80 or IELTS>6.5 recommended)
    4. Statement of Purpose
    5. Two letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Criminal Justice, M.A.

    Program director: Matt Leonemleone@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: June 1 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring)
    Program info: CRJ handbook | CRJ website | CRJ faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE or Miller Analogies Test or have completed a graduate degree or certificate in a field related to Criminal Justice (requirement waived if applying for the Spring or Fall 2022 admission cycle)
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Supplemental admissions questionnaire
    4. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Cybersecurity, M.S. (online)

    Program Contact: Shamik Sengupta | ssengupta@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 27 (Fall) | Dec 15 (Spring) | April 6 (Summer)
    Program info: Cybersecurity website | Cybersecurity handbook | Cybersecurity faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

    1. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution.
    2. Applicants having a minimum GPA of 2.75 and computer science minor equivalency or better will be directly admitted into the core program.
    3. Applicants not having the minimum computer science minor equivalency or with GPA below 2.75 will be considered for admission into the bridge program (two bridge courses) before taking the core courses.
      • Bridge program candidates must complete two bridge courses (6 credits) and maintain a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.0 over the two bridge courses before starting core classes (30 credits).
    4. All applicants must also submit:
      • One page personal statement describing career goals
      • Two letters of recommendation
      • Resume/CV

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  • Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology, M.S.

    Program director: Lee Dyer | nolaclimber@gmail.com
    Application deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: EECB handbook | EECB website | EECB faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
    2. TOEFL score over 600 for international students
    3. Course work in physical sciences (6 credits)
    4. University mathematics including calculus (6 credits)
    5. Organic chemistry or biochemistry (6 credits)
    6. Biology course work (24 credits, including genetics, evolution, and ecology), or equivalent evidence of ability to succeed in a graduate program in ecology, evolution and conservation biology

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  • Economics, M.A.

    Program director: Sankar Mukhopadhyaysankarm@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 15 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Econ handbook | Econ M.A. | Econ faculty | Econ department

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE or GMAT
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. 2 letters of recommendation

    Program admission recommendations:

    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Writing sample
    3. Additional letter of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Economics, M.S.

    Program director: Sankar Mukhopadhyaysankarm@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 15 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Econ handbook | Econ MS | Econ faculty | Econ department

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE or GMAT
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Two letters of recommendation

    Program admission recommendations:

    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Writing sample
    3. Additional letter of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Education: Counseling, M.A.

    Program director: Kristina DePue | kdepue@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) 
    Program info: Counseling handbook | Counseling website | Counseling faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE (waived if student has successfully completed graduate-level coursework)
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of Purpose
    4. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Education: Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

    Program director: Jafeth Sanchez | jesanchez@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Nov 1 (Spring) 
    Program info: EL handbook | EL website | EL faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Letter of intent/Statement of purpose
    2. Three letters of recommendation
    3. Sample of written work
    4. Signed College of Education dispositions form must be submitted for the applicationto be considered complete

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations:

    1. Curriculum Vitae/resume

    Apply now

  • Education: Elementary Education, M.Ed.

    Program director:  Teruni Lamberg  | terunil@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 31 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring) 
    Program info:  El. Ed. handbook | M.Ed. Elementary Education website | M.Ed. Elementary Education faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. EE Questionnaire
    2. Pre-req coursework form
    3. Resume or CV 
    4. Two letters of recommendation
    5. Behavioral paper
    6. Essay

    Apply now

  • Education: Elementary Education, M.S.

    Program director:  Teruni Lamberg  | terunil@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 31 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring) 
    Program info: M.S. El. Ed. handbook | M.S. Elementary Education website | M.S. Elementary Education faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. EE Questionnaire
    2. Pre-req coursework form
    3. Resume or CV 
    4. Two letters of recommendation
    5. Behavioral paper
    6. Essay

    Apply now

  • Education: Equity & Diversity in Education, M.S. (online option available)

    Program Director: Eleni Oikonomidoyeleni@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: March 15 (Priority Fall) Aug 1 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring)
    Program Info: E&D MS handbook | E&D MS website | E&D faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Program application
    2. GPA 2.75 or higher
    3. Statement of professional goals
    4. Resume or CV
    5. Two letters of recommendation 

    Apply now

  • Education: Higher Education Administration, M.A.

    Program director: Jafeth Sanchez | jesanchez@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring) 
    Program info: EL handbook | EL website | EL faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Statement of intent
    2. Three letters of recommendation
    3. Written sample of academic work (i.e. typed essay of 1,000 words)
    4. Signed College of Education dispositions form

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations:

    1. Curriculum vitae/resume

    Apply now

  • Education: Reading Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed. (online option available)

    Program director: Dianna Townsend | dtownsend@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Aug 1 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program info: RCI handbook | Reading Curriculum and Instruction websiteEducation faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

    1. GRE required if GPA is less than 2.75

    Apply Now

  • Education: Secondary Education, M.Ed.

    Program director: Jenny Mahon | jmahon@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: April 15 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program info:  Secondary Education handbook | Secondary Education websiteEducation faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. NCATE Disposition Acknowledgement
    3. Essay
    4. Two letters of recommendation
    5. Prerequisite coursework form
    6. Meet pre-professional skills requirement in one of these ways (State of Nevada): Pass all three parts of (Praxis) Core Academic Skills for Education, CBEST, or hold a master’s degree from accredited institution which required the GRE

    Apply Now

  • Education: Special Education, M.Ed. (online option available)

    Program director: Shanon Taylor | shanon@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Aug 1 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Special Education handbook | Special Education M.Ed. website | Education faculty

    Available subplans (select subplans have online options):

    1. Adv. Studies Learning/Behavioral Disorders
    2. Autism & Related Disorders
    3. Early Childhood Special Education
    4. Applied Behavior Analysis in Special Education (online option available)
    5. Intellectual Disabilities (online option available)
    6. Generalist (online option available)

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. None listed

    Apply Now

  • Electrical Engineering, M.S.

    Program director:  Yantao Shenytshen@unr.edu
    Application deadlines:
    Fall enrollment: Feb. 1 (International applicants), May 1 (U.S. applicants)
    Spring enrollment: Aug. 15 (International applicants), Nov. 15 (U.S. applicants)
    Program info: EE handbook | EE website | EE faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE (Requirement waived for all applicants who apply by August 1, 2021)
    2. GPA of 3.00 or higher
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • English, M.A.

    Program Director: Catherine Chaputcchaput@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: January 15 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program Info: English handbook | English website | English faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Minimum GPA of 3.0 
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Writing sample
    4. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • English, M.F.A.

    Program Director: Catherine Chaputcchaput@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: January 15 (Fall)
    Program Info:  English handbook | English website | English faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Minimum GPA of 3.0
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Two writing samples
    4. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Environmental Sciences, M.S.

    Program Director: Stanley Omaye | omaye@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program Info: ES handbook | ES website | ES faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE >297 or Biology Subject test (waivers available to those with completed advanced degrees)
    2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 
    3. TOEFL > 100iBT for international students 
    4. Three letters of recommendation
    5. Letter of intent
    6. Documentation from ES faculty who agrees to be a research adviser

    Apply Now

  • Finance, M.S.

    Program Director:  Hongchao Zenghzeng@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: March 15 (Fall) | October 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: Finance handbook | Finance MS | Finance faculty | Finance department

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE or GMAT scores (Waived for applicants through Fall 2022; Waivers always available to students in the accelerated program)
    2. Statement of Purpose
    3. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Gender, Race & Identity, M.A.

    Program Director: Guadalupe Escobarescobar@unr.edu
    Application Deadline: Feb 1 (Fall)
    Program Info: GRI handbook | GRI website | GRI faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Statement of purpose
    2. Three letters of recommendation
    3. Resume or CV

    Apply Now

  • Geology and Earth Related Sciences, M.S.

    Program Director: Stacia Gordonstaciag@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Sept 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: Geology handbook | Geology website | Geology faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Three letters of recommendation
    2. Personal statement

    Apply Now

  • Geological Engineering, M.S.

    Program Director: Stacia Gordon | staciag@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: Geology handbook | Geological Engineering website | Geological Engineering faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Three letters of recommendation
    2. Personal statement

    Apply Now

  • Geography, M.S.

    Program Director: Paul Whitepaulwhite@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall)
    Program Info: Geography handbook | Geography website | Geography faculty

    Optional program-specific admission items:

    1. GRE or GMAT

    Apply Now

  • Geophysics, M.S.

    Program Director:  Stacia Gordon | staciag@unr.edu  
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: Geology handbook | Geophysics website | Geophysics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Three letters of recommendation
    2. Personal statement

    Apply Now

  • History, M.A.

    Program Director: Edward (Ned) Schoolmaneschoolman@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall)
    Deadline for fellowship candidates: April 1
    Program Info: History M.A. handbook | History website | History faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE (Recommended but not required)
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Two letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Education: Human Development and Family Science, M.S.

    Program Director:  Lydia DeFlorioldeflorio@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program Info: HDFS handbook | HDFS website | HDFS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Resume or CV
    2. Three letters of recommendation
    3. Department application

    Apply Now

  • Hydrogeology, M.S.

    Program director: Anne Nolin | anolin@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | July 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Hydro handbook | Hydro website | Hydro faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GPA > 3.0
    2. Letter of intent
    3. Three letters of recommendation
    4. Department application

    Apply Now

  • Hydrology, M.S.

    Program director: Anne Nolin | anolin@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | July 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Hydro handbook | Hydro website | Hydro faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GPA > 3.0
    2. Letter of intent
    3. Three letters of recommendation
    4. Department application

    Apply Now

  • Information Systems, M.S.

    Program director: Dana Edberg | dte@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: May 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program info: IS handbook | IS website | IS faculty | IS department

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

    1. GMAT or GRE (requirement waived if applying for admission through Fall of 2022) 
      Waivers available to those who:
      1. Earned an undergraduate degree with Information Systems major is from an AACSB Business School and a 3.5 or higher GPA; and/or
      2. Earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited school with a 3.0 or higher GPA; and/or
      3. Have served as a full-time academic faculty member at an AACSB Accredited College for at least five years.
    2. Minimum score of 550 of TOEFL or 6.5 on IELTS for international students

    Apply Now

  • Integrative Neuroscience, M.S.

    Program directors: Dennis Mathew | Michael Webster
    Application deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | Sept 15 (Spring)
    Program info: IN handbook | IN website | IN faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Two letters of recommendation (Three letters are recommended)

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations:

    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Journalism, M.A.

    Program director: Ben Birkenbinebbirkinbine@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 15 (Fall)
    Program info: Journalism handbook | Journalism website | Journalism faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GMAT or GRE (requirement waived if applying for the Fall 2022 admission cycle)

      Apply Now

  • Judicial Studies, M.J.S.

    Program contact: Heather Lara | hclara@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 15 (Fall) | Dec 15 (Spring)
    Program info: JS handbook | JS M.J.S. website | JS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. None listed

        Apply Now

  • Justice Management, M.J.M. (online)

    Program director: Angela Lee | alee3@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 1 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring)
    Program info: JM handbook | JM website | JM faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Questionnaire/Statement of purpose
    2. Two letters of recommendation

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations:

    1. One additional letter of recommendation    

    Apply Now

  • Kinesiology, M.S.

    Program director: Nora Constantino | nlc@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall) will accept late admissions until June 2 | Nov 9 (Spring)
    Program info: M.S. in Kinesiology website Kinesiology faculty

    Additional program-specific requirements:

    1. Transcripts of your undergraduate degree
    2. GRE scores (recommended)
    3. TOEFL exam score if English is your second language
    4. A curriculum vitae
    5. A statement of purpose which includes: Why you wish you attend the program, what skillsets you can bring to the program, clearly indicating which faculty member you would prefer to work with and why
    6. A minimum of two letters of recommendation (three is preferred)

    Apply Now

  • Land-Use Planning, M.S.

    Program director: Thomas Albright | talbright@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall)
    Program info: Land-Use handbook | Land-Use website | Land-Use faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE, GMAT or MCAT
  • Material Science and Engineering, M.S.

    Program director: Qi An qia@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Assistantships March 15 (Fall) | Oct 31 (Spring)
    Program info: Materials Science handbook | Materials Science website | Material Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Mathematics, M.S.

    Program director: Christopher Herald | herald@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Mathematics M.S. Program Handbook | Mathematics website | Mathematics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE (requirement waived if applying for the Spring or Fall 2022 admission cycle)

    Apply Now

  • Mechanical Engineering, M.S.

    Program director: Matteo Aurelimaureli@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) | Sept 1 (Spring)
    Program info: ME handbook | ME website | ME faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE highly recommended

    Apply Now

  • Metallurgical Engineering, M.S.

    Program director: Carl Nesbitt | carln@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: April 15 (Fall) | Sept 15 (Spring)
    Program info: MetaEng handbook | MetaEng website | Mining faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Mining Engineering, M.S.

    Program director: Raj R. Kallurkallu@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: April 15 (Fall) | Sept 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Mining handbook | Mining website | Mining faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

    1. GRE

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  • Music: History and Musicology, M.A.

    Program director: Louis Niebur | lniebur@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) – Extended to July 30 for Fall '21 | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Music handbook | Music MA website | Music faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. None listed

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  • Music Education, M.M.

    Program director: Louis Niebur | lniebur@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) – Extended to July 30 for Fall '21 | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Music handbook | Music Ed MM website | Music faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. None listed

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  • Music Performance, M.M.

    Program director: Louis Niebur | lniebur@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) – Extended to July 30 for Fall '21 | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Music handbook | Music Performance website | Music faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. None listed

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  • Natural Resources & Environmental Science, M.S.

    Program director: Jonathan Greenbergjgreenberg@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Dec 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program info: NRES handbook | NRES website | NRES faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Graduate Faculty Member Agreement
    4. Three letters of recommendation

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  • Nursing, M.S.N. (online component)

    Program director: Stephanie DeBoordeboors2@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Nursing handbook | Nursing website | Nursing faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Complete a baccalaureate degree with an upper-division major in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing school with the following specific course work completed: statistics, growth and development (must cover lifespan), basic research, and health assessment.
    2. Cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
    3. Associate's degree in nursing and a Bachelor's degree in another area of study and have 2 years of clinical experience
    4. Possess a current unencumbered licensure as an RN in Nevada
    5. Have successfully completed a three-credit graduate-level applied statistics courses (at UNR: EDRS 640)
    6. Have a minimum of 3 years of experience within acute care or 2 years of experience within critical care (AGACNP track only)
    7. Resume, letter of intent, and three letters of reference

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  • Nutrition, M.S.

    Program director: Brad Ferguson | bferguson@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall) | Sept 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Nutrition handbook | Nutrition website | Nutrition faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. A statement of purpose indicating career goals and research interests
    2. GRE (waived for those applying through Fall 2022)
    3. TOEFL scores (for international students)
    4. Three letters of reference

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  • Philosophy, M.A.

    Program director: Benajmin Young | benjaminyoung@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Philosophy handbook | Philosophy website | Philosophy faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Letter of Intent (sent to the Department of Philosophy, Mail Stop 0102)
    2. Writing Sample (sent to the Department of Philosophy, Mail Stop 0102)
    3. Letters of Recommendation — preferably from philosophy instructors (either submitted through the Graduate School or sent to the Department of Philosophy, Mail Stop 0102)

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations:

    1. An undergraduate major or minor in Philosophy
    2. An undergraduate grade-point average of B or better both overall and in philosophy courses

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  • Physics, M.S.

    Program director: Jonathan Weinstein | jdweinstein@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Physics handbook | M.S. Physics website | Physics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE (GRE in Physics strongly recommended)

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  • Political Science, M.A.

    Program director: Ian Hartshornihartshorn@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15  
    Program info: Political Science handbook | Political Science MA website | Political Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

    1. GRE or GMAT (Requirement waived for those applying to Spring or Fall 2022)

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  • Psychology: Behavior Analysis, M.A.

    Program director: Ramona Houmanfar | ramonah@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Dec 1 (Fall)
    Program info: Behavior Analysis M.A. handbook | Psychology M.A. website | Psychology faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE
    2. Three letters of recommendation
    3. Personal statement
    4. Students meet the pre-requisite course requirements for applicants (see "Entrance Requirements/ Undergraduate Pre-requisites Course Requirements" on Program webpage).
    5. If the student is applying from a master's program, the student is expected not only to have a high GPA but also a history of engaging in scholarly activities (conference presentations, research or publications).

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  • Public Administration & Policy, M.P.A.

    Program director: Ian Hartshornihartshorn@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: April 15 (Fall) | Nov 15 (Spring)
    Program info: M.P.A. handbook | M.P.A. website | Political Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE or GMAT (Requirement waived for those applying to Spring or Fall 2022)

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  • Public Health, M.P.H. (online)

    Program director: Leslie Elliott | lelliott@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 27 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring) | April 6 (Summer)
    Program info: Public Health handbook | M.P.H. Online website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Statistics course
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Writing sample (admission essay)
    5. Two letters of recommendation

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  • Public Health, M.P.H. (On-campus)

    Program director: Kristen Clements-Nolle | clements@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Priority deadline (for GAs) Feb 1 | Secondary review June 1 (Fall)
    Program info: M.P.H. On-campus website | Public Health faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. For international applicants, an English language exam is required.
    4. Three letters of recommendation
    5. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with GPA of 3.0 or GPA of 2.75 with 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.
    6. OPHAS Application (SOPHAS completed before Graduate School application. View directions and waiver code.)

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  • Social Work, M.S.W. (online)

    Program director: Eugenia L. Weiss | eugeniaw@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 27 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring) | April 6 (Summer)
    Program info: Social Work handbook | Social Work (online) website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. Online program
    2. MSW Recommendation form
    3. Field Instructor Recommendation form
    4. Minimum 3.0 GPA

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  • Social Work, M.S.W. (On-campus)

    Program director: Eugenia L. Weiss | eugeniaw@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall)
    Program info: Social Work handbook | Social Work website | Social Work faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. On-campus program
    2. MSW Recommendation form
    3. Field Instructor Recommendation form
    4. Minimum 3.0 GPA

    MSW on-ground program is located at the UNR Redfield Campus (South Reno): 18600 Wedge Pkwy. Reno, NV 89511 Building A Suite 100. All University services and resources are located at the Main UNR Campus.

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  • Sociology, M.A.

    Program director: Mariah Evans | mariahevans@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: April 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Sociology handbook | Sociology website | Sociology faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE

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  • Speech Pathology & Audiology, M.S.

    Program director: Pradyumn Srivastavapsrivastava@med.unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 10 (Fall)
    Program info: Speech Pathology handbook | Speech Pathology M.S. website | Speech Pathology faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE General Test

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  • Statistics & Data Science, M.S.

    Program director: Ilya Zaliapin | zal@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 & March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 & Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Statistics & Data Science MS handbookStatistics & Data Science degrees | Statistics & Data Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements:

    1. GRE - Math GRE recommended, but not required for applicants through Fall 2022
    2. Three letters of recommendation
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Curriculum Vitae

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  • World Languages & Literatures (Spanish), M.A.

    Program director: Fred DeRafols | fdrafols@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Aug 1 (Fall) | Dec 15 (Spring) | Assistantships: March 15 & Dec 15
    Program info: World Languages & Languages handbook | World Languages website | World Languages faculty

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations:

    1. Statement of purpose
    2. Curriculum Vitae/resume
    3. Two references
    4. PDF of transcripts (separate of the official transcripts needed for the Graduate School)

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