Graduate Catalog


The University of Texas at San Antonio

Published May 1, 2021

The online version of The University of Texas at San Antonio Graduate Catalog is the official version. This catalog was last updated on September 20, 2022.


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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 sanctions and/or penalties they may incur.

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Sep. 20, 2022: Add the M.S. in Aerospace Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Aug. 12, 2022: Added the Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

July 13, 2022: M.A. in Reading and Literacy changed to M.A. in Literacy Education.

July 13, 2022: Added Graduate Certificate in Technology for Language Education.

Dec. 2, 2021: Added the M.S. in Behavior Analysis in the Department of Educational Psychology.

Oct. 1, 2021: The College of Engineering and Integrated Design replaced the Colleges of Engineering, and Architecture, Construction and Planning.

Oct. 1, 2021: The Department of Integrative Biology, the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and the Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology were added (replacing the Departments of Biology, and Environmental Sciences and Ecology). 

Sept. 1, 2021: The M.S. in Geology were renamed to Geosciences.

Sept. 1, 2021: The Department of Geological Sciences was renamed Earth and Planetary Sciences.