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.

International students who do not meet the minimum English Proficiency scores may be considered for the Graduate pathway. Apply Now!

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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 GTA, payment for tuition and fees, and health insurance. The total amount varies per program and type of position, ranging from approximately $39,500 to $46,500. The following table summarizes the typical funding packages for students in the different Ph.D. programs in our College.

COS Doctoral Program

Title

Full-Time Status

Full Program Stipend

Full-Time Tuition and Fees

UTSHIP: Health Insurance

Total Support Package

Chemistry

GRA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$26,000

$12,242

$3,313

$41,555

GRA II (post qualifiers)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$28,000

$12,242

$3,313

$43,555

GTA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$26,000

$12,242

$3,313

$41,555

GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate level coursework)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$28,000

$12,242

$3,313

$43,555

GSA

0.475 FTE–12 months

Computer Science

GRA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$24,000

$12,242

$3,313

$39,555

GRA II (post qualifiers)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$26,400

$12,242

$3,313

$41,955

GTA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$24,000

$12,242

$3,313

$39,555

GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate level coursework)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$26,400

$12,242

$3,313

$41,955

GSA

0.475 FTE–12 months

Developmental and Regenerative Sciences

GRA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$31,000

$12,242

$3,313

$46,555

GRA II (post qualifiers)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$31,000

$12,242

$3,313

$46,555

GTA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$31,000

$12,242

$3,313

$46,555

GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate level coursework)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$31,000

$12,242

$3,313

$46,555

GSA

0.475 FTE–12 months

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

GRA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$28,000

$12,242

$3,313

$43,555

GRA II (post qualifiers)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$28,000

$12,242

$3,313

$43,555

GTA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$28,000

$12,242

$3,313

$43,555

GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate level coursework)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$28,000

$12,242

$3,313

$43,555

GSA

0.475 FTE–12 months

Neuroscience

GRA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$31,000

$12,242

$3,313

$46,555

GRA II (post qualifiers)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$31,000

$12,242

$3,313

$46,555

GTA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$31,000

$12,242

$3,313

$46,555

GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate level coursework)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$31,000

$12,242

$3,313

$46,555

GSA

0.475 FTE–12 months

Physics

GRA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$27,000

$12,242

$3,313

$42,555

GRA II (post qualifiers)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$27,000

$12,242

$3,313

$42,555

GTA I

0.475 FTE–12 months

$27,000

$12,242

$3,313

$42,555

GTA II (after 18 hours of graduate level coursework)

0.475 FTE–12 months

$27,000

$12,242

$3,313

$42,555

GSA

0.475 FTE–12 months

 

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 Ph.D. 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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