Application Guidelines by Program and Interest

Thank you for your interest in applying to one of the many highly regarded graduate programs at the University of New Mexico. The links below provide more information on how to apply to our various graduate programs. If you have questions that are not addressed here, use the contact information at the bottom of the application guidelines to contact the program directly. We strongly recommend visiting the department website for additional information about program and application requirements. Please note that if you are an international student, your program of interest may require additional materials. Please visit department websites for more information or contact the UNM International Admissions Global Education Office.

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Athletic Training
American Studies
Applied Behavior Analysis
Architecture (MARCH)
Architecture (MS)
Art Education
Art History

Art Studio
Autism Spectrum Disorder

Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration (MBA)

Business Administration (Executive MBA)
Business Administration (MBA in Educational Leadership)
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
Chicana and Chicano Studies (Certificate)
Chicana and Chicano Studies (MA and PhD)
Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
Clinical & Translational Science
Clinical Laboratory Science
Communication & Journalism
Community & Regional Planning
Comparative Literature & Cultural Studies (MA) 
Computational Science & Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling (MA)
Counselor Education (PhD)
Cybersecurity and Business Analytics
Dental Hygiene
Dramatic Writing
Earth & Planetary Sciences
Educational Diagnosis
Educational Leadership (EDD)
Educational Leadership (EDSPC)
Educational Leadership (MA)
Educational Linguistics
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
English (MA)
English (MFA) - Creative Writing
English (PhD)
Family & Child Studies (MA)
Family & Child Studies (PhD)
Geography & Environmental Studies (MS)
Geography & Environmental Studies (PhD)
German (MA)
Global and National Security (Professional MS)
Health Administration
Health Education
Historic Preservation & Regionalism Certificate

Landscape Architecture
Language, Literacy & Sociocultural Studies (MA)
Language, Literacy & Sociocultural Studies (PhD)
Latin American Studies (MA)
Latin American Studies (PhD)
Law (MSL)

Law, Environment, and Geography
Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Museum Studies

Music (MMU)
Music Performance (CERT)
Nanoscience & Microsystems Engineering

Native American Studies
Nuclear Engineering 
Nursing (DNP)
Nursing (MSN)
Nursing (PDCERT)
Nursing (PhD/BSN to PhD) 
Occupational Therapy
Optical Science & Engineering
Organization, Information & Learning Sciences 
Pharmacoeconomics, Epidemiology, Pharmaceutical Policy and Outcomes Research (MS)
Pharmacoeconomics, Epidemiology, Pharmaceutical Policy and Outcomes Research (PhD)
Physical Ed. (MS) - Adapted Physical Education 
Physical Ed. (MS) - Curriculum & Instruction
Physical Ed. (MS) - Exercise Science 
Physical Ed. (MS) - General Physical Education 
Physical Ed. (MS) - Sports Administration 
Physical Ed. (PhD) - Sports Administration 
Physical Education, Sports & Exercise Science (PhD) - Curriculum & Instruction
Physical Education (PhD) - Exercise Science
Physician Assistant Program 
Physics & Astronomy
Political Science 
Portuguese (MA)
Project Management

Public Administration 
Public Health
Public Policy (MPP)

Race and Social Justice (CERT)
Secondary Education 
Spanish (MA) 
Spanish & Portuguese (PhD) 
Special Education (PhD) 
Special Education (MA) 
Speech-Language Pathology 
Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
Theatre and Dance (MA): Dance History and Criticism
Theatre and Dance (MA): Dramatic Writing
Theatre and Dance (MA): Theatre Education and Outreach

University Science Teaching 
Urban Innovation Certificate
Water Resources 
Women Studies