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Graduate Programs


 

The UTSA College of Sciences (COS) offers advanced degrees in each of our academic departments. Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in a number of scientific disciplines prepare students for success after graduation and throughout life.

Graduate students are engaged in groundbreaking studies in a variety of areas, transforming scientific understanding into ways of enriching the human experience.

Questions?

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Graduate Certificate Programs

The UTSA Graduate School also offers several graduate certificate programs. See a list of available certificate program options.

Graduate Student Funding

COS Ph.D. programs offer competitive funding packages to students throughout their tenure in the program. The typical funding package includes a stipend as GRA or TA, payment for tuition and fees, and health insurance. The total amount varies per program and type of position, ranging from approximately $37,000 to $43,000. The following table summarizes the typical funding packages for students in the different PhD programs in our College.

Program

Title

Appointment

Stipend/Salary

Tuition
and Fees*

Insurance
Supplement**

Total
Package***

Cell and Molecular Biology

GRA

19 hrs/12 months

$28,000

$10,119

$3200

$41,319

TAII

19 hrs/12 months

$28,000

$10,119

$3200

$41,319

Neuroscience

GRA

19 hrs/12 months

$28,000

$10,119

$3200

$41,319

TAII

19 hrs/12 months

$28,000

$10,119

$3200

$41,319

Chemistry

GRAI

19 hrs/12 months

$24,000

$11,000

$3200

$38,200

GRAII

19 hrs/12 months

$26,000

$11,000

$3200

$40,200

TAI

19 hrs/12 months

$24,000

$11,000

$3200

$38,200

Computer Science

GRA

19 hrs/12 months

$22,800-$28,800

$11,332

$3200

$37,332-$43,332

TAI

19 hrs/12 months

$22,800

$11,332

$3200

$37,332

TAII

19 hrs/12 months

$25,200

$11,332

$3200

$39,732

Physics

GRA

19 hrs/12 months

$24,000

$11,900

$3200

$39,100

TA

19 hrs/12 months

$24,000

$11,900

$3200

$39,100

*Approximate value, depends on number of hours and other variables
**Maximum amount reimbursable
***Estimated

 

For more detailed information specific to each individual program, please visit their corresponding webpages:

Departments within COS and the College itself, together with the Graduate School, offer a wide variety of scholarships to eligible graduate students, both Master's and PhD. Out of State and International students may qualify for in state tuition as recipients of competitive scholarships. Additional fellowships and scholarship opportunities are available outside of UTSA.

 

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