Graduate Academic Affairs


Jamshid Mohammadi, Dean of the Graduate College and Vice Provost for Graduate Academic Affairs
Holli Pryor-Harris, Associate Vice Provost, Graduate Academic Affairs

The Graduate College coordinates the programs of advanced study offered by the academic units of the university. The Dean chairs the Graduate Studies Committee, sets minimum standards for graduate students, represents the university in national forums for graduate education, serves as an advocate for promoting graduate education across the university, oversees curricula management and thesis examination.

The Office of Graduate Academic Affairs, headed by the Associate Vice Provost, monitors academic progress, conducts academic standing reviews, completes preliminary and final academic audits, oversees degree certification and enforces co-terminal and graduate studies policies. 

Thirty-six separate Master of Science (M.S.) degrees, which typically include a thesis requirement, are offered. The professional Master's (MAS) and Master of Engineering (M.E.) degrees, which do not require a thesis, have fifty-two separate offerings. Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees are offered in twenty-two fields.