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Graduate Programs Overview

Degree Programs

Overview of Degree Programs

  • M.S. - Geology
  • M.S. - Geophysics
  • M.S. - Atmospheric Sciences
  • Ph.D. - Geology
  • Ph.D. - Geophysics
  • Ph.D. - Atmospheric Sciences

Professional Master’s Program

Overview of Professional Master’s Program

Certificate and Micro-Credential Programs

Graduate Admissions Contacts and Deadlines

Online Application - All M.S. and Ph.D. Programs

Atmospheric Sciences, Geology (M.S. or Ph.D.)

  • Fall Deadlines
    • Domestic: Jan 5 (Priority*); June 7 (Regular)
    • International: Jan 5 (Priority*); May 7 (Regular)
  • Spring Deadlines
    • Domestic: Nov 7
    • International: Oct 7
  • Summer Deadlines
    • Domestic: April 7
    • International: Mar 7
  • Contact
    Summer Crawley
    sdcrawle@central.uh.edu
    713-743-5023

Geophysics (M.S. or Ph.D.)

  • Fall Deadlines
    • Domestic: Jan 5 (Priority*); June 7 (Regular)
    • International: Jan 5 (Priority*); May 7 (Regular)
  • Spring Deadlines
    • Domestic: Nov 7
    • International: Oct 7
  • Summer Deadlines
    • Domestic: April 7
    • International: Mar 7
  • Contact
    Jim Parker
    jlparker9@uh.edu
    713-743-6750

Geology - Professional (M.S.)

  • Fall Deadlines
    • Domestic: June 7 (Regular)
    • International: May 7 (Regular)
  • Spring Deadlines
    • Domestic: Nov 7
    • International: Oct 7
  • Summer Deadlines
    • Domestic: April 7
    • International: Mar 7
  • Contact
    Summer Crawley
    sdcrawle@central.uh.edu
    713-743-5023

Geophysics - Professional (M.S.)

  • Fall Deadlines
    • Domestic: June 7 (Regular)
    • International: May 7 (Regular)
  • Spring Deadlines
    • Domestic: Nov 7
    • International: Oct 7
  • Summer Deadlines
    • Domestic: April 7
    • International: Mar 7
  • Contact
    Jim Parker
    jlparker9@uh.edu
    713-743-6750

Earth & Environmental Data Science Certification, Environmental Science Certification, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Certification, Hydrogeology Certification

  • Fall Deadlines
    • Domestic: June 7 (Regular)
    • International: May 7 (Regular)
  • Spring Deadlines
    • Domestic: Nov 7
    • International: Oct 7
  • Contact
    Summer Crawley
    sdcrawle@central.uh.edu
    713-743-5023

*Priority applicants will be considered for admissions scholarships and other graduate research assistantship resources.

Admission Contacts and Deadlines

NOTE: In addition to these requirements, graduate admission to programs requiring a dissertation or thesis will be contingent upon a faculty advisor agreeing to supervise the applicant’s research. Therefore, prospective students are strongly encouraged to contact faculty members in the applicant’s field of interest prior to the application deadline. This does not apply to non-thesis or professional M.S. options.

Application Fees

Domestic Students: Free
International Students: $80

Advisor Information

Faculty Advisors

Atmospheric Sciences

Xun Jiang

Xun Jiang, Ph.D.
xjiang7@uh.edu
713-743-3156
SR1 432D

Geology and Geophysics

Shuhab Khan

Shuhab Khan, Ph.D.
sdkhan@uh.edu
713-743-5404
SR1 234

Professional M.S. Program

Donald Van Nieuwenhuise

Donald Van Nieuwenhuise, Ph.D.
donvann@uh.edu
713-743-3423
SR1 227

Staff Advisors

Geology

Summer Crawley

Summer Crawley
sdcrawle@central.uh.edu
713-743-5023
SR1 312

Atmospheric Sciences, Geophysics

Jim Parker

Jim Parker
jlparke8@uh.edu
713-743-6750
SR1 312B