Graduate Catalog


The University of Texas at San Antonio

Published July 2017

The online version of The University of Texas at San Antonio Graduate Catalog is the official version. This catalog was last updated on September 4, 2018.


The provisions of this document do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, between any applicant, student, or faculty member and The University of Texas at San Antonio or The University of Texas System. This document is a general information publication, and it does not contain all regulations that relate to students.

The University of Texas at San Antonio reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time and to change fees, tuition, rules, calendar, curriculum, degree programs, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirement affecting students. The policies, regulations, and procedures stated in this catalog are subject to change without prior notice, and changes become effective whenever the appropriate authorities so determine and may apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled. University policies are required to be consistent with policies adopted by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System and are in compliance with state and federal laws.

Students are held individually responsible for meeting all requirements as determined by The University of Texas at San Antonio and The University of Texas System. Failure to read and comply with policies, regulations, and procedures will not exempt a ­student from whatever penalties he or she may incur.

Students should refer to the UTSA Information Bulletin for additional policies, procedures, and information directly related to their enrollment at UTSA.

Update September 4, 2018: M.S. degree in Applied Statistics changed to M.S. Degree in Statistics and Data Science.

Update July 23, 2018: M.A. degree in Bicultural-Bilingual Education and M.A. degree in Bicultural Studies updated in Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies.

Update April 30, 2018: Criminal History Policy and Acknowledgement, College of Education and Human Development.

Update April 5, 2018: M.Ed. degree in Educational Leadership, M.Ed. degree in Higher Education Administration, Ph.D. degree in Educational Leadership added to Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.

Update March 30, 2018: Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering added to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Update February 8, 2018: Certificate in Program Evaluation added to Department of Educational Psychology