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  • Accountancy, M.Acc.

    Program director: Sonja Pippinsonjap@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: April 1 & May 3 (Spring) | October 1 & December 1 (Fall)
    Program info:  MAcc handbook | MAcc website | Accounting faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements  
    1. GRE or GMAT*
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. 3 letters of recommendation

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  • Addiction Treatment, Graduate Certificate

    Program director: Meri Shadley |  mshadley@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Rolling
    Credits: 18
    Program info:  Addiction Treatment website 

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate degree in a Social Science
    2. Resume

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  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Graduate Certificate

    Associate Dean for graduate programs:  Stephanie DeBoordeboors2@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Credits: 30
    Program info:  Adult Gerontology Acute Care website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Overall GPA 3.0 or better
    2. M ust have graduated from a CCNE, NLN, or ACEN accredited MSN program
    3. P ossess an unencumbered RN License and/or eligible for licensure in Nevada
    4. 3 Ps (Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Physical/Health Assessment). The 3Ps will be reviewed by the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and/or the specialty Track Leader. Students may have to repeat any or all of the 3Ps pending review.
    5. Letter of intent
    6. Curriculum Vitae/resume
    7. Three letters of recommendation

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  • Animal & Rangeland Science, M.S.

    Program director:  Amilton de Mello | amilton@cabnr.unr.edu  
    Application deadlines: November 1 (Spring) | February 1 (Fall)
    Program info:  A&R handbook | A&R website | A&R faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements  
    1. GRE score of 300+*
    2. Admission GPA of 3.0
    3. TOEFL ibt 100
    4. Must have an advisor prior to admission

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  • Animal & Rangeland Science, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Amilton de Melloamilton@cabnr.unr.edu
    Application deadlines: November 1 (Spring) | February 1 (Fall)
    Program info:  A&R handbook | A&R website | A&R faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements  
    1. GRE score of 300+*
    2. Admission GPA of 3.0
    3. TOEFL ibt 100
    4. Must have an advisor prior to admission

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  • Anthropology, M.A.

    Program director: Erin Stiles |estiles@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15
    Program info:  Anthro handbook | Anthro website | Anthro faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements  
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Scholarly writing sample
    4. 3 letters of recommendation
    5. Graduate assistantship application (if interested)

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  • Anthropology, M.A.

    Program director: Erin Stiles |estiles@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15
    Program info:  Anthro handbook | Anthro website | Anthro faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements  
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Scholarly writing sample
    4. 3 letters of recommendation
    5. Graduate assistantship application (if interested)

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  • Art: Visual Arts, M.F. A.

    Program director: Miya Hanna | miyah@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feburary 1
    Program info:  MFA handbook | MFA Website | MFA faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed 

    Apply Now

     

  • Athletics/Sports Administration, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact:Derreck Calkins |  dcalkins@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Rolling
    Credits: 18
    Program info:  Athletics/Sports Administration website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Statement of purpose
    2. Three professional letters of recommendations
    3. Minimum GPA of 3.0
    4. Sample of academic written work

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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 recommendations
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Three letters of recommendation

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  • Atmospheric Science, Ph.D.

    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 recommendations
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

     

  • Basque Studies, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Joseph Zuleika | (775) 784-4854
    Application Deadlines: November 1 (Spring) | April 15 (Fall)
    Program Info: Basque Studies handbook | Basque Studies website 

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations
    1. Statement of purpose
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Biochemistry, M.S.

    Program Director: John Cushman | jcushman@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: November 1 (Spring) | February 1 (Fall)
    Program Info:  Biochem handbook | Biochem website | Biochem faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of Purpose
    3. 3 Letters of Recommendation
    4. GPA 2.75

    Additional recommendations
    1. GRE score +300

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  • Biochemistry, Ph.D.

    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. GRE
    2. Statement of Purpose
    3. 3 Letters of Recommendation
    4. GPA 3.0

    Additional recommendations
    1. GRE score +300

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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

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  • Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D.

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

    Admission requirements
    1. GRE scores (301+)

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  • Biotechnology, M.S.

    Program Director:  Christie Howardcjhoward@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. One-year subplan: No additional requirements
    2. Two-year subplan: Resume and a statement of purpose

    Recommended materials
    1. Senior thesis

    Apply Now

  • Business Administration, M.B.A.

    Program Director:  Kambiz Raffiee | raffiee@unr.edu 
    Application Deadlines:  | March 15 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program Info:  MBA handbook | MBA website | MBA faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1.  GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT (Exceptions available)
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. 2 Letter 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

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1.  GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT (Exceptions available)
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. 2 Letter of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Business Administration, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Jim Sundali | jsundali@unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall)
    Program Info:  Business Admin handbook |  Business Admin website | Business Admin faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE required unless the applicant has earned a Ph.D.

    Apply Now

  • Cell & Molecular Biology, M.S.

    Program Director:  Wei Yan | wyan@medicine.nevada.edu
    Application Deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | Nov 15 (Spring)
    Program Info:  CMB handbook |  CMB website | CMB faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. 3 letters of recommendation

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations
    1. GRE Biology strongly recommended

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  • Cell & Molecular Biology, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Wei Yan | (775) 784-7765
    Application Deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | Nov 15 (Spring)
    Program Info:  CMB handbook |  CMB website | CMB faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. 3 letters of recommendation

    Additional program-specific admission recommendations
    1. GRE Biology strongly recommended

    Apply Now

  • Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Dean Burkin | dburkin@med.unr.edu
    Application Deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall)
    Program Info:  CMPP handbook |  CMPP website | CMPP faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE or MCAT
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. 3 letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Chemical Engineering, M.S.

    Program director:  Sage Hiibel | shiibel@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: For Assistantship consideration March 15 (Fall) | October 1 (Spring)
    Program info: CME handbook | CME website | CME faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Chemical Engineering, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Sage Hiibel | shiibel@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: For Assistantship consideration March 15 (Fall) | October 1 (Spring)
    Program info: CME handbook | CME website | CME faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Chemical Physics, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Sergey Varganov | svarganov@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Chem. Physics handbook | Chem. Physics website | Chem. Physics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Chemistry, M.S.

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

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Chemistry, Ph.D.

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

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    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*
    2. GPA 3.0
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Statement of purpose
    5. 3 letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Civil & Environmental Engineering, Ph.D.

    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*
    2. GPA 3.25
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Statement of purpose
    5. 3 letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Clinical Nurse Leader, Advanced Graduate Certificate

    Associate Dean for graduate programs:  Stephanie DeBoordeboors2@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Credits: 15 
    Program info:  Clinical Nurse Leader website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Must have graduated from a CCNE, NLN, or ACEN accredited MSN program
    2. Possess an unencumbered RN License and/or eligible for licensure in Nevada
    3. 3Ps (Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Physical/Health Assessment). The 3Ps will be reviewed by the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and/or the specialty Track Leader. Students may have to repeat any or all of the 3Ps pending review.
    4. Letter of intent
    5. Curriculum Vitae/resume
    6. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Communication Studies, M.A.

    Program director:  Sarah Blithe | sblithe@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Mar 30 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Comm Studies handbook | Comm Studies website | Comm Studies faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Computer Science & Engineering, M.S.

    Program director:  Mehmet Gunes | mgunes@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) EXTENDED April 30| Aug 1 (Spring)
    Program info: CSE handbook | CSE website | CSE faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE (+297 recommended)
    2. GPA 3.0
    3. TOEFL or IELTS (TOEFL>80 or IELTS>6.5 recommended)
    4. Statement of Purpose
    5. 2 letters of recommendation
    6. B.S. in CS or equivalent of a minor

  • Computer Science & Engineering, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Mehmet Gunes | mgunes@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) EXTENDED April 30| Aug 1 (Spring)
    Program info: CSE handbook | CSE website | CSE faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE (+297 recommended)
    2. GPA 3.25
    3. TOEFL or IELTS (TOEFL>80 or IELTS>6.5 recommended)
    4. Statement of Purpose
    5. 3 letters of recommendation
    6. B.S. in CS or equivalent of a minor

  • Criminal Justice, M.A.

    Program director:  Matt Leonemleone@unr.edu | Eric Lambert ericlambert@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: June 1 (Fall) | Dec 15 (Spring)
    Program info: CRJ handbook | CRJ website | CRJ faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE or LSAT scores

    Apply Now

  • Cybersecurity, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Shamik Sengupta | ssengupta@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 31 (Fall) | Dec 10 (Spring)
    Credits: 18
    Program info:  Cybersecurity website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited academic institution
    2. Transcripts (separate from the official transcripts required by the Graduate School)
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Statement of purpose is recommended

    Apply Now

  • Early Childhood Education Teacher, Licensure

    Program Contact: Jennifer Mortensen | mortensen@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: May 15 (Fall)
    Credits: 29 (21 if practical experience is applicable)
    Program info: Early Childhood Education Teacher Licensure website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate degree in Human Development and Family Studies (or related field)
    2. Undergraduate pre-requisites: EDES 300, EDU 205, EDU 207, HDFS 201, HDFS 250, HDFS 431b, HDFS 435
    3. Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
    Additional program-specific admission recommendations
    1. Candidate Professional Behaviors and Dispositions Form
    2. Resume
    3. Personal essay
    4. At least one letter of recommendation
    5. Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE) Reading (score > 155), Writing (score > 161), and Mathematics (score > 149) score sheet (or California Basic Educational Skills score sheet).

  • Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Lee Dyer  (775) 784-1360 
    Application deadlines: Dec 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: EECB handbook | EECB website | EECB faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed

    Apply Now

  • Economics, M.A.

    Program director:  Mark Nichols (775) 784-6936
    Application deadlines: March 15 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Econ handbook | Econ website | Econ faculty

    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

  • Economics, M.S.

    Program director:  Mark Nichols (775) 784-6936
    Application deadlines: March 15 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Econ handbook | Econ website | Econ faculty

    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

  • Economics, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Mark Nichols (775) 784-6936
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Econ handbook | Econ website | Econ faculty

    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

  • Education: Counseling, M.A.

    Program director:  Tom Harrison | (775) 682-7318 
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) 
    Program info: Counseling handbook | Couseling website | Counseling faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE 
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of Purpose
    4. 3 letters of recommendation
    5. K-12 teaching experience or documented teaching/ para-counseling experience*

    Apply Now

  • Education: Counseling and Education Supervision, Ph.D.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) 
    Program info: CES handbook | CES website | CES faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher
    2. Master's degree in counseling ed. from a CACREP-accredited institution
    3. GRE
    4. Resume or curriculum vitae
    5. Statement of intent that includes a Philosophy of Education
    6. Three letters of recommendation
    7. One sample of scholarly writing
    8. Program application, checklist, and signed disposition form

  • Education: Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: Oct 1 (Spring) 
    Program info: EL handbook | EL website | EL faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Letter of intent/Statement of purpose

    Apply now

  • Education: Educational Leadership, Ph.D.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: March 1 & July 15  (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring) 
    Program info: EL handbook | EL website | EL faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of intent that includes a Philosophy of Education
    3. One sample of scholarly writing

    Apply now

  • Education: Higher Education Administration, M.A.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    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

    Apply now

  • Education: English Language Learners, Ph.D.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: March 1 & July 15 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring) 
    Program info: ELL handbook | ELL website | ELL faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher
    2. GRE
    3. Resume or curriculum vitae
    4. Statement of intent that includes a Philosophy of Education
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. One sample of scholarly writing
    7. Program application, checklist, and signed disposition form 

  • Education: Equity & Diversity in Education, Ph.D.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 & July 15 (Fall) | Nov 15 (Spring) 
    Program info: E&D handbook | E&D website | E&D faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher
    2. GRE
    3. Resume or curriculum vitae
    4. Statement of intent that includes a Philosophy of Education
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. One sample of scholarly writing
    7. Program application, checklist, and signed disposition form 

  • Education: Information Tech in Education, Ph.D.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 & July 15 (Fall) | Nov 15 (Spring) 
    Program info: ITE handbook | ITE website | ITE faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher
    2. GRE
    3. Resume or curriculum vitae with two years of relevent experience
    4. Statement of intent that includes a Philosophy of Education
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. One sample of scholarly writing
    7. Program application, checklist, and signed disposition form 

  • Education: Literacy Studies, Ph.D.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: March 1 & July 15 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring) 
    Program info: LS handbook | LS website | LS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher
    2. GRE
    3. Resume or CV with three years of teaching experience
    4. Statement of intent that includes a Philosophy of Education
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. One sample of scholarly writing
    7. Program application, checklist, and signed disposition form 

  • Education: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Ph.D.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: March 1 & July 15 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring) 
    Program info: STEM handbook | STEM website | STEM faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher
    2. GRE
    3. Resume or CV with three years of teaching experience
    4. Statement of intent that includes a Philosophy of Education
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. One sample of scholarly writing
    7. Program application, checklist, and signed disposition form 

  • Education: Secondary Education, M.Ed.

    Program director: David Crowther| crowther@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

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  • Education: Special Education, M.Ed.

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

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed

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  • Education: Special Education and Disability Studies, Ph.D.

    Program director:  MaryAnn Demchak | (775) 682-7852 
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 & July 15 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring) 
    Program info: SEDS handbook | SEDS website | SEDS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.00 or higher
    2. GRE
    3. Resume or CV (three years teaching special education recommended)
    4. Essay of intent that includes a qualifications for completing and reason for pursuing the degree
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. One sample of scholarly writing
    7. Program application, checklist, and signed disposition form 

  • Electrical Engineering, M.S.

    Program director:  Banmali Rawat | (775) 784-1457 
    Application deadlines: March 15 (int'l) June 15 (Fall) | Aug 15 (int'l) Nov 15 (Spring) 
    Program info: EE handbook | EE website | EE faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. GPA of 3.00 or higher
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Three letters of recommendation

  • Electrical Engineering, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Banmali Rawat | (775) 784-1457 
    Application deadlines: March 15 (int'l) June 15 (Fall) | Aug 15 (int'l) Nov 15 (Spring) 
    Program info: EE handbook | EE website | EE faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. GPA of 3.25 or higher
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Three letters of recommendation

  • Elementary Education, M.Ed.

    Program director:  David Crowther | crowther@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (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

  • Elementary Education, M.S.

    Program director:  David Crowther | crowther@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 15 (Spring) 
    Program info: 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

  • English, M.A.

    Program Director: Valerie Fridland | (775) 784-7546 
    Application Deadlines: January 15 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program Info: English handbook | English website | English faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE 
    2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Writing sample
    5. Three letters of recommendation

  • English, M.F.A.

    Program Director: Valerie Fridland | (775) 784-7546 
    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

  • English, Ph.D.

    Program Director: Valerie Fridland | (775) 784-7546 
    Application Deadlines: January 15 (Fall)
    Program Info: English handbook | English website | English faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE 
    2. Minimum GPA of 3.5
    3. Statement of Purpose
    4. Writing sample
    5. Three letters of recommendation

  • Environmental Sciences, M.S.

    Program Director: Stanley Omaye| (775) 784-6447 
    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*
    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

  • Environmental Sciences, Ph.D.

    Program Director: Stanley Omaye| (775) 784-6447 
    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*
    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

  • Ethics, Law and Politics, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Christopher Williams | ctw@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Rolling
    Credits: 12
    Program info:  Ethics, Law and Politics website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Minimum GPA of 3.0 
    2. Letter of intent
    3. Transcripts (separate from the official transcripts required by the Graduate School)
    4. Writing sample
    5. Two letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Graduate Certificate

    Associate Dean for graduate programs:  Stephanie DeBoordeboors2@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Credits: 39
    Program info:  Family Nurse Practitioner website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Must have graduated from a CCNE, NLN, or ACEN accredited MSN program
    2. Possess an unencumbered RN License and/or eligible for licensure in Nevada
    3. 3Ps (Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Physical/Health Assessment). The 3Ps will be reviewed by the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and/or the specialty Track Leader. Students may have to repeat any or all of the 3Ps pending review.
    4. Letter of intent
    5. Curriculum Vitae/resume
    6. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Finance, M.S.

    Program Director:  Hongchao Zeng(775) 682-9195
    Application Deadlines: March 15 (Fall) | October 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: Finance handbook | Finance website | Finance faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE or GMAT scores
    2. Statement of Purpose
    3. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Gender, Race & Identity, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Greta de Jong | gdejong@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: May 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Credits: 12
    Program info:  Gender, Race and Identity Certificate website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Statement of purpose
    2. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Gender, Race & Identity, M.A.

    Program Director: Jen Hill | (775) 682-6484 
    Application Deadlines: March 15 & Aug 1 (Fall) | Oct 15 & Dec 1 (Spring) 
    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

  • Geo-engineering, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Charles Kocsis | (775) 784-6989 
    Application Deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: GE handbook | Geo-Engineering website | Geo-Engineering faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Geology and Earth Related Sciences, M.S.

    Program Director:  Stacia Gordon | (775) 784-6476   
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: Geology handbook | Geology website | Geology faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Geology and Earth Related Sciences, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Stacia Gordon | (775) 784-6476   
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: Geology handbook | Geology website | Geology faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Geological Engineering, M.S.

    Program Director:  Stacia Gordon | (775) 784-6476   
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: GE handbook | Geological Engineering website | Geological Engineering faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Geography, M.S.

    Program Director:  Thomas Albright | (775) 784-6673  
    Application Deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall) 
    Program Info: Geography handbook | Geography website | Geography faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE, GMAT, LSAT or MCAT

    Apply Now

  • Geography, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Thomas Albright | (775) 784-6673  
    Application Deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall) 
    Program Info: Geography handbook | Geography website | Geography faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE, GMAT, LSAT or MCAT
    2. Master's degree in Geography or related field

    Apply Now

  • Geophysics, M.S.

    Program Director:  Stacia Gordon | (775) 784-6476   
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: Geophysics handbook | Geophysics website | Geophysics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Geophysics, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Stacia Gordon | (775) 784-6476   
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: Geophysics handbook | Geophysics website | Geophysics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Geophysics, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Stacia Gordon | (775) 784-6476   
    Application Deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) | Spring: Sept 15  
    Program Info: Geophysics handbook | Geophysics website | Geophysics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Gifted & Talented Education, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Bob Ivesrives@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Rolling
    Credits: 12
    Program info:  Gifted & Talented Education website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. A bachelor's degree
    2. A teaching license in elementary or secondary education
    3. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
    4. Two letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • History, M.A.

    Program Director:  Linda Curcio(775) 784-4079 
    Application Deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | September 15 (Spring)
    Deadline for fellowship candidates: April 1
    Program Info: History M.A. handbook | History website | History faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE scores
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Two letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • History, M.A.T.

    Program Director:  Linda Curcio(775) 784-4079 
    Application Deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | September 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: History M.A. handbook | History website | History faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Statement of purpose 
    2. Two letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • History, Ph.D.

    Program Director:  Linda Curcio(775) 784-4079 
    Application Deadlines: March 1 (Fall)
    Program Info: History M.A. handbook | History website | History faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of purpose 
    3. Three letters of recommendation
    4. Writing sample

    Apply Now

  • Human Development & Family Studies, M.S.

    Program Director:  Lydia DeFlorio | (775) 682-5503 
    Application Deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program Info:HDFS handbook | HDFS website | HDFS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Resume or CV
    3. Three letters of recommendation
    4. Department application

    Apply Now

  • Hydrologic Sciences, M.S.

    Program Director:  Anne Nolin  | (775) 682-8148  
    Application Deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) | Aug 15 (Spring)
    Program Info: Hydro handbook | Hydro website | Hydro faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE* (waiver available)
    2. GPA > 3.0
    3. Letter of intent
    4. Three letters of recommendation
    5. Department application

    Apply Now

  • Hydrologic Sciences, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Anne Nolin  | (775) 682-8148  
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) | Aug 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Hydro handbook | Hydro website | Hydro faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE* (waiver available)
    2. GPA > 3.0
    3. Letter of intent
    4. Three letters of recommendation
    5. Department application

    Apply Now

  • Information Systems, M.S.

    Program director:  Dave Croasdell | (775) 784-6902
    Application deadlines: May 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program info: IS handbook | IS website | IS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GMAT or GRE* (waiver available)
       - Earned an undergraduate degree with Information Systems major is from an AACSB Business School and a 3.5 or higher GPA
       - Earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited school with a 3.0 or higher GPA
       - Has 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

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  • Journalism, M.A.

    Program director:  Kari Barber | (775) 784-1791
    Application deadlines: March 15 (Fall) 
    Program info: Journalism handbook | Journalism website | Journalism faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GMAT or GRE* (waiver available)
       - Earned an advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution
        Apply Now

  • Judicial Studies, M.J.S.

    Program director:  Sherri Barker | (775) 682-7982 
    Application deadlines: July 15 (Fall) | Dec 15 (Spring) 
    Program info: JS handbook | JS website | JS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed
        Apply Now

  • Judicial Studies, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Sherri Barker | (775) 682-7982 
    Application deadlines: July 15 (Fall) | Dec 15 (Spring) 
    Program info: JS handbook | JS website | JS faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. For sitting judges only
    2. Three letters of reference
    3. Copies of written opinions and/or articles
    4. Minimum master's degree GPA of 3.0
    5. Judicial Studies program application
        Apply Now

  • Justice Management, M.J.M.

    Program director:  Jane Robinson | (775) 682-7975 
    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

  • Land-Use Planning, M.S.

    Program director:  Thomas Albright | (775) 784-6673 
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 (Fall)
    Program info: Land-Use handbook | Land-Use website | Land-Use faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE, GMAT, LSAT or MCAT

    Apply Now

  • Mathematics & Statistics, M.S.

    Program director:  Stanislav Jabuka | (775) 784-6816 
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Mathematics handbook | Mathematics website | Mathematics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Mathematics, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Stanislav Jabuka | (775) 784-6816 
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 & March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 & Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Mathematics handbook | Mathematics website | Mathematics faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Three lettersof recommendation
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Curriculum vitae

    Apply Now

  • Mechanical Engineering, M.S.

    Program director:  Matteo Aureli | (775) 784-6973 
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) | Sept 1 (Spring)
    Program info: ME handbook | ME website | ME faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Matteo Aureli | (775) 784-6973 
    Application deadlines: Jan 15 (Fall) | Sept 1 (Spring)
    Program info: ME handbook | ME website | ME faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Medicine, M.D./Ph.D.

    Program director:  Wilfredo Torres| (775) 784-6063  
    Application deadlines: Mar 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Medicine handbook | Medicine website | Medicine faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE or MCAT

    Apply Now

  • Metallurgical Engineering, M.S.

    Program director:  Manoj Mohanty| (775) 784-6963  
    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

  • Material Science and Engineering, M.S.

    Program director:  Qi An| (775) 784-7789 
    Application deadlines: Assistantships March 15 (Fall)
    Program info: Materials Science handbook | Materials Science website | Material Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed

    Apply Now

  • Material Science and Engineering, Ph.D.

    Program director:  Qi An| (775) 784-7789 
    Application deadlines: Assistantships March 15 (Fall)
    Program info: Materials Science handbook | Materials Science website | Material Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE 

    Apply Now

  • Mining Engineering, M.S.

    Program director:  George Danko| (775) 784-4284  
    Application deadlines: April 15 (Fall) | Sept 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Mining handbook | Mining website | Mining faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE 

    Apply Now

  • Music: History and Musicology, M.A.

    Program director:  Peter Epstein  | (775) 784-4061 
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Music handbook | Music MA website | Music faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed

    Apply Now

  • Music Education, M.M.

    Program director:  Peter Epstein  | (775) 784-4061 
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Music handbook | Music Ed MM website | Music faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed

    Apply Now

  • Music Performance, M.M.

    Program director:  Peter Epstein  | (775) 784-4061 
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Music handbook | Music Performance website | Music faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed

    Apply Now

  • Natural Resources & Environmental Science, M.S.

    Program director:  Peter Weisberg  | (775) 784-7573  
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program info: NRES handbook | NRES website | NRES faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Graduate Faculty Member Agreement
    5. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Integrative Neuroscience, Ph.D.

    Program director:Yumei FengAlexander Van der Linden | Michael Webster
    Application deadlines: Dec 15 (Fall) | Sept 15 (Spring)
    Program info: IN handbook | IN website | IN faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE* (unless student has completed a graduate degree)
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Two letters of recommendation (Three letters are recommended)

    Apply Now

  • Nuclear Packaging, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Miles Greinergreiner@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Rolling
    Credits: 9
    Program info:  Nuclear Packaging website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. An earned baccalaureate degree in mechanical, materials, nuclear or a closely-related engineering field, or a baccalaureate degree and background in project management related to packaging of nuclear and other radioactive materials

    Apply Now

  • Nursing, M.S.N.

    Program director: Stephanie DeBoor(775) 682-7156 
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Nursing handbook | Nursing website | Nursing faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from an academic institution that is regionally accredited and has CCNE or NLN accreditation, with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
    2. Possess a current unrestricted licensure as an RN in Nevada
    3. Have successfully completed a three-credit graduate-level applied statistics courses (at UNR: EDRS 640)
    4. Have a minimum of 3 years' experience within acute care or 2 years' experience within critical care (AGACNP track only)
    5. Letter of intent
    6. Three letters of reference

  • Nursing/Public Health, M.S.N./M.P.H.

    Program director: Stephanie DeBoor(775) 682-7156 
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Nursing handbook | Nursing website | Nursing faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

  • Nursing, D.N.P. from B.S.N.

    Program director: Stephanie DeBoor(775) 682-7156 
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall)
    Program info: Nursing handbook | Nursing website | Nursing faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Hold a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN)
    2. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
    3. Have completed graduate-level course work in statistics
    4. Copies of all RN and APN licensure (if applicable), national certifications and credentialing
    5. Current resume or CV
    6. Three letters of recommendation
    7. Statement of intent
    View the program website for additional track requirements. 

  • Nursing, D.N.P. from M.S.N.

    Program director: Stephanie DeBoor(775) 682-7156 
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Nursing handbook | Nursing website | Nursing faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements

  • Nursing Education, Advanced Graduate Certificate

    Associate Dean for graduate programs:  Stephanie DeBoordeboors2@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Credits: 17
    Program info:  Nursing Education website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Must have graduated from a CCNE, NLN, or ACEN accredited MSN program
    2. Possess an unencumbered RN License and/or eligible for licensure in Nevada
    3. 3Ps (Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Physical/Health Assessment). The 3Ps will be reviewed by the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and/or the specialty Track Leader. Students may have to repeat any or all of the 3Ps pending review.
    4. Letter of intent
    5. Curriculum Vitae/resume
    6. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Nutrition, M.S.

    Program director: Brad Ferguson | (775) 784-6278 
    Application deadlines: March 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
    3. TOEFL scores (for international students)
    4. Three letters of reference

  • 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: Xiaoyu Pu | xpu@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Assistantships Feb 15 | April 15 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Political Science handbook | Political Science MA website | Political Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE or GMAT

    Apply Now

  • Political Science, Ph.D.

    Program director: Xiaoyu Pu | xpu@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Assistantships Feb 15 | April 15 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Political Science handbook | Political Science Ph.D. website | Political Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE or GMAT

    Apply Now

  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Graduate Certificate

    Associate Dean for graduate programs:  Stephanie DeBoordeboors2@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 (Spring)
    Credits: 30-39
    Program info:  Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Overall GPA 3.0 or better
    2. Must have graduated from a CCNE, NLN, or ACEN accredited MSN program
    3. Possess an unencumbered RN License and/or eligible for licensure in Nevada
    4. 3Ps (Advanced Pathophysiology, Advanced Pharmacology, Advanced Physical/Health Assessment). The 3Ps will be reviewed by the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and/or the specialty Track Leader. Students may have to repeat any or all of the 3Ps pending review.
    5. Letter of intent
    6. Curriculum Vitae/resume
    7. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Psychology: Behavior Analysis, M.A.

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

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed

    Apply Now

  • Psychology: Behavior Analysis, Ph.D.

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

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    None listed

    Apply Now

  • Psychology: Clinical Psychology, Ph.D.

    Program director: Cindy Lancaster | cynthialancaster@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Dec 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Psychology handbook | Clinical Psychology 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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  • Psychology: Cognitive & Brain Science, Ph.D.

    Program director: Gideon Caplovitz | gcaplovitz@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Dec 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Psychology handbook | Cognitive & Brain Science website | Psychology faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

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

    Program director: Suzanne Martin | susannemartin@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Dec 15 (Spring)
    Program info: Political Science handbook | M.P.A. website | Political Science faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE or GMAT

    Apply Now

  • Public Health, M.P.H. (Online)

    Program director: Roy Oman | roman@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 13 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring) | March 23 (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. Three letters of recommendation
    Additional program-specific admission recommendations
    1.  Three years of experience in public health or related field

    Apply Now

  • Public Health, M.P.H. (On-campus)

    Program director: Roy Oman | roman@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 for assistantship consideration | Feb 1 (Fall) Extended to April 15 
    Program info: Public Health handbook | M.P.H. On-campus website | Public Health faculty 

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE, GMAT, or MCAT (not required if applicant has already earned a PhD, MD, DDS, or graduate degree from regionally accredited institution.)
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Writing sample (admission essay)
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. SOPHAS Application (In addition to University application for admission)
    7. Full time or Part time

    Apply Now

  • Public Health, Ph.D.

    Program director: Roy Oman | roman@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 15 (Fall) 
    Program info: Public Health handbook | Public Health Ph.D. website | Public Health faculty

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. MPH or relevant master’s degree
    2. GRE
    3. Curriculum Vitae
    4. Statement of purpose
    5. Writing sample (admission essay)
    5. Three letters of recommendation
    6. SOPHAS Application (In addition to University application for admission)
    7. Interview

    Apply Now

  • Renewable Energy, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Jill Wallace jwallace@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Aug 16 (Fall) | Jan 10 (Spring)
    Credits: 12
    Program info:  Renewable Energy website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate degree in engineering, business management, liberal arts or a related field
    2. Personal Statement
    3. Resume

    Apply Now

  • Social Justice, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Mary White Stewart mwstewart@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Credits: 12
    Program info:  Social Justice website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. Undergraduate degree 
    2. Statement of purpose

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  • Social Psychology, Ph.D.

    Program director: Markus Kemmelmeier | markusk@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Jan 1 (Fall) 
    Program info: Social Psychology handbook | Social Psychology website | Social Psychology faculty 

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE
    2. Statement of purpose
    3. Sample research paper
    4. Three letters of recommendation

    Apply Now

  • Social Work, M.S.W. (Online)

    Program director: Eric Albers | erica@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: July 13 (Fall) | Dec 1 (Spring) | March 23 (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

  • Social Work, M.S.W. (On-campus)

    Program director: Eric Albers | erica@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

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  • Sociology, M.A.

    Program director: Mariah Evans | mariahev2@gmail.com
    Application deadlines: April 1 (Fall) | Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Sociology handbook | Sociology website | Sociology faculty 

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

    Apply Now

  • Speech Pathology, Ph.D.

    Program director: Debra Vigil | dvigil@med.unr.edu
    Application deadlines: March 30 (Fall) 
    Program info: Speech Pathology handbook | Speech Pathology Ph.D. website | Speech Pathology faculty 

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE

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  • Speech Pathology & Audiology, M.S.

    Program director: Debra Vigil | dvigil@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

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  • Statistics & Data Science, Ph.D.

    Program director: Anna Panorska | ania@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Feb 1 &  March 1 (Fall) | Oct 1 & Nov 1 (Spring)
    Program info: Statistics & Data Science handbook | Statistics & Data Science website | Statistics & Data Science faculty 

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. GRE (Math GRE recommended)
    2. Three letters of recommendation
    3. Statement of purpose
    4. Curriculum Vitae

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  • Teaching English as a Second Language, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Rod Casercase@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Rolling
    Program info:  TESOL website | Credits: 15

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. An overall undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4 point scale
    2. Letters of recommendation from one professional qualified to judge your aptitude for teaching
    3. A statement of your personal goals related to TESOL
    4. Transcripts of previous college work
    5. Students already admitted to a graduate program at UNR must also submit approval for admission to the GC-TESOL from the Chair of their Advisory/Examining Committee in lieu of the letter of recommendation.
    6. Candidates who graduated from a non-US university and whose native language is not English must have a TOEFL score of at least 550 or 79 on the Internet Based TOEFL
    7. International students must have a J-1 visa or be concurrently enrolled in another graduate degree program in order to participate in the GC-TESOL

  • Study of History, Graduate Certificate

    Program Contact: Jenni Baryol jenni@unr.edu
    Application deadlines: Rolling
    Credits: 12
    Program info:  Study of History website

    Additional program-specific admission requirements
    1. A Bachelor's degree in a humanities or social science; a bachelor's degree in Education; or Teaching Credential
    2. Students pursuing the graduate certificate of Studies in History must satisfy all of the graduate school requirements for admission as a Graduate Special
    3. Letter of intent
    4. Read the History department bulletin

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

    Program director:Fred DeRafolsfdrafols@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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