Learn today, lead tomorrow

Leading the way in graduate education with state-of-the-art facilities and exciting pro-grams, such as the new PhD in Digital and Cyber Forensic Science, Sam Houston State University prepares students for meaningful lives of achievement through research, creative endeavors, community service, and academic excellence among its seven colleges.

Heralded by its flagship MBA program, the College of Business Administration also offers programs in accounting, banking, and project management. With strong curricula, excellent teaching, and real-world perspective, these pro-grams prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s business environment.

The College of Criminal Justice, one of the largest and most prestigious in the country, continues to set national standards. With programs in criminal justice, criminology, leadership and management, forensic science, homeland security, and victim services, you will stay at the forefront of both criminal justice research and sciences.

Through the top-ranked College of Education, you will have opportunities for professional growth, research, collaboration, and community service. A wide range of academic programs provides you with the knowledge and training to advance your profession, whether in K-12, higher education, or counseling. You will work together with students, educators, administrators, and community representatives to fulfill the best hopes of a brighter tomorrow.

The College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication offers dynamic programs in dance, music, and digital media which seek to inspire, educate, and graduate creative artists and media professionals. Faculty provide the avenues to help you to nurture your imagination, expand your knowledge, and advance your talents to further shape our contemporary culture and media landscape.

The College of Health Sciences promotes stewardship of health across the globe with programs in dietetics, family and consumer sciences, health, kinesiology, and sport management. Working alongside faculty, you will collaborate with community and global partners to advance knowledge by employing and communicating evidence-based practices.

Nationally recognized for excellence in both instruction and research, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences provides a balanced education to facilitate personal growth, competent professionalism, and responsible citizen-ship. Join faculty on a mission to understand human beings in their diversity through a graduate program in communication studies, creative writ-ing, English, history, political science, psychology, public administration, sociology, or Spanish.

The College of Science and Engineering Technology embraces high standards, ethical practices, and personalized student-faculty interaction while dedicating itself to excellence in teaching, engagement in quality research, and active community service. You will research alongside faculty who are renowned through-out the world for their teach-ing acumen and collaborative research, drawing from deep experience as practitioners in biological, chemical, computer, mathematical, statistical, geographical, and agricultural sciences.

In addition to strong academics and research, you can engage in student success initiatives with programming in leadership development, mentorship, and thesis and dissertation writing support.
Join our community of philosophers, researchers, artists, and practitioners and see how a graduate program at SHSU will guide you to become a leader of tomorrow.