Graduate Study

St. Mary’s University is pleased to offer a wide-range of graduate degrees at the master’s, doctoral and graduate certificate level. Graduate level courses at St. Mary’s are usually offered after 5 p.m. Monday through Friday on a traditional semester schedule.

The information presented on this page is intended for students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and seek to enroll at St. Mary’s as a graduate student. For undergraduate admission, please see the Undergraduate Admission page.

Upcoming Events

The Office of Graduate Admission looks forward to connecting you with the St. Mary’s University community to learn more about our graduate programs, the admission process and the benefits a graduate degree or certificate could have on your career.

View our upcoming Virtual Info Sessions:

Can’t make it to one of our events? See our other virtual options below.

Experience St. Mary’s

The Office of Graduate Admission is logged on and ready to connect with prospective students virtually. We offer several options to fit everyone’s preferences and schedules.

  • Virtual Information Sessions

    The Office of Graduate Admission will host virtual information sessions for prospective students Monday through Friday at noon in conjunction with different academic and cocurricular departments across campus. Prospective graduate students can discuss the application process and the many benefits of a graduate degree from St. Mary’s University.

  • Chat with the Office of Admission

    Graduate admission counselors will host informal virtual coffee chats each Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m. via Zoom, the University’s video conference platform. Sign up for the opportunity to ask questions about graduate programs, the admission process and financing a graduate education at St. Mary’s.

  • Video Chats or Phone Calls

    The Office of Admission is available to chat one-on-one with prospective students. Let us know when you’d like us to give you a buzz or connect via Zoom by picking your preferred date and time block. Calls will be scheduled with available faculty and staff during your preferred block.

    • Morning Edition – Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon
    • Afternoon Edition – Monday through Friday, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Please submit your video chat or phone call request 24 hours in advance of your preferred date and time block.

    The Office of Admission will work to schedule your call during the day and time block you submit your request for. A specific time for your video chat or phone call will be communicated to you in advance of your conversation.

Virtual Tour

Graduate Program Spotlight

Graduate Program Admission Requirements

All programs require an official transcript. The GRE/GMAT is optional unless otherwise noted. Requirements are subject to change and additional materials may be required. Contact your program director or Graduate Admission for details.

Greehey School of Business
ProgramLetter(s) of RecommendationStatement of PurposeResume/CVGRE/GMAT
MBA for Values-Driven Leaders2
MBA for Professionals2
Business Intelligence Certificate Online
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
ProgramLetter(s) of RecommendationStatement of PurposeResume/CVGRE/GMAT
Certificate Community-based Assessment and Evaluation
Certificate US. Public History1
Certificate Dual Credit Teaching English, Literature and Language1
Certificate Dual Credit Teaching U.S History1
Certificate-Public Communication, Public Policy, and Public Leadership
Clinical Mental Health Counseling2
Counselor Education and Supervision (Doctoral)3
English Literature and Language2
Industrial/Organizational Psychology2
International Relations – Security Policy2
International Relations – Sustainability Development and Conflict Transformation2
Public Administration2
Public History2
School of Science, Engineering and Technology
ProgramLetter(s) of RecommendationStatement of PurposeResume/CVGRE/GMAT
Certificate Cybersecurity
Certificate Educational Computer Gaming
Certificate Software Engineering
Computer Engineering2
Computer Information System2
Computer Science2
Electrical Engineering2
Engineering System Management2
Industrial Engineering2
Software Engineering Online2

International Students Requirements

  • Minimum of 6.0 on IELTS for all graduate programs (except MBA: applicants require 6.5 on IELTS)
  • Minimum of 80 on TOEFL for all graduate programs (except MBA: applicants require 87 on TOEFL )
  • Minimum of 105 on Duolingo English Test

Students in the Graduate Center for Excellence

Graduate Center for Excellence

The Graduate Center for Excellence is a collaborative learning space designed exclusively for St. Mary’s masters and doctoral students to collaborate with classmates and students from other disciplines.

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Contact Us

The Office of Admission – Graduate Studies
Chaminade Tower
One Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, Texas 78228

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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