Learn more. Be More. Graduate Education at Texas State University

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting Hispanic-serving institution in the burgeoning Austin-San Marcos corridor. With over 38,000 students, we have the largest campus in The Texas State University System and the fifth largest in the state. As an Emerging Research University, over 100 programs offer faculty and students the ability to discover, innovate and create. More than 4,000 graduate students are enrolled in graduate programs spanning the full range of academic disciplines.

In addition to a robust course schedule for full-time graduate students, Texas State also caters to part-time students by offering many online degrees, hybrid (online and face-to-face) courses, and evening classes. To further support our students, we also offer scholarships, fellowships, assistantships, and many professional development opportunities. Our distinguished faculty, nationally and internationally recognized programs, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship create a nurturing and engaging environment for graduate study.

Meet real-world demands with recently added degree programs rooted in practical application:

  • engineering
  • dementia and aging studies
  • sustainability
  • family nurse practitioner
  • respiratory care
  • computer science

Advance your career and the field itself with doctoral degrees in a variety of disciplines:

  • criminal justice
  • developmental education
  • adult, professional, and community education
  • school improvement
  • geography
  • geographic education
  • geographic information science
  • aquatic resources
  • materials science, engineering, and commercialization
  • mathematics education
  • physical therapy
  • computer science

Texas State’s students come from around the globe. Additionally, approximately 36 percent of our graduate students belong to ethnic or racial minority groups. Hispanics are the largest group comprising 25% of the total graduate student enrollment. We are proud of our diversity and the resulting vibrancy and innovation in our research and scholarship.

Texas State University’s main campus is located in San Marcos, a growing community of 60,000 people. Located in the Texas hill Country, we enjoy a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the campus’ stately cypress and oak trees not only add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting, but also provide a natural lab for biological and aquatic studies.

At the Texas State Round Rock Campus, graduate students living in the area can receive the same world-class education at a location more convenient for them.

Programs offered at the Round Rock Campus:

  • professional counseling
  • computer science
  • software engineering
  • management of technical education
  • elementary education
  • educational leadership
  • business administration
  • public administration
  • family nurse practitioner
  • M.S.I.S. degree with a concentration in occupational, workforce, and leadership studies