I’d like to express a warm welcome to new, returning, and prospective UCA graduate students! Since 1955, UCA has offered high quality graduate programming in a plethora of fields. We currently support 7 doctoral, 33 masters/specialist, and 16 professional certificate programs.
Approximately 500 graduate students are accepted each year to begin pursuit of an advanced degree @ UCA and positively change their professional trajectory forever! Graduate school isn’t just about getting a degree though. More broadly, it’s about setting and achieving goals, becoming socialized in your professional field, and learning what it takes to be a successful professional.
UCA’s nationally and internationally recognized faculty along with professional and helpful staff are here to encourage and support graduate students during their educational pursuits. We are confident that our students will grow both personally and professionally through the classroom, research, and service opportunities available to you @ UCA. In our effort to reach a diverse group of students, these opportunities are provided in a variety of ways both on-campus and online. UCA graduate students also have access to numerous resources on campus that can help meet your academic, physical, and social needs.
The Graduate School @ UCA is responsible for supporting all graduate degree and certificate programs, managing graduate assistantships, conducting graduate student orientation, ensuring the quality of graduate faculty, facilitating the work of the Graduate Council, and overseeing the admission and degree confirmation of our students.
It is a big decision to attend graduate school, and we want to assure you that coming to UCA is a sure bet, that is, a top-notch graduate education @ UCA!