University of Houston-Victoria


Graduate Degree Programs

The University of Houston-Victoria is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and specialist degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of the University of Houston-Victoria may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website.

A graduate degree can accelerate your career to a path that is fulfilling and more rewarding. Explore our programs and take the first step toward your future.


Some programs may offer waivers for test scores (GMAT, GRE or MAT). Please review the program admission requirements details to learn more about waiver options.


Some scholarships are available for students enrolled in graduate programs. You can see the full list of available scholarships in our scholarships page, including a $1,000 UHV Alumni scholarship. Please note that FastTrak programs do not qualify for scholarships (unless they are external scholarships).

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Tuition & Costs

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(361) 496-4900

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College of Business

Our business programs are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which accredits less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

  • Master of Accountancy
  • Global MBA (Online - 8-weeks courses)
    • General Business
    • Finance
    • Human Resource Management
    • Management
    • Marketing
  • Strategic MBA (Victoria, Katy & Hybrid online)
    • Accounting
    • Business Analytics (Fall 2022)
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Finance
    • Human Resources Management
    • Management
    • Marketing
    • Non-Profit Leadership (Fall 2022)
    • Supply Chain Management (Fall 2022)

Certificates/Professional Development

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College of Education and Health Professions

Graduate Programs

Our professional Counseling programs are accredited by CACREP, the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs. Two programs are separately accredited at both the Victoria main campus and UHV Katy.

Certifications/Professional Development

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College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Our School Psychology program is accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), granted to the Specialist in School Psychology program.

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College of Natural and Applied Sciences

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Special offerings for graduate students

Keep on Roarin’ Program

The University of Houston-Victoria created the Keep on Roarin’ program to help encourage UHV alumni to continue their studies and qualify for auto-admissions for certain programs.

To qualify, you must meet the following:

  • Be a UHV alumni
  • Graduate with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Complete a graduate admissions application for a participating program

Admitted students can qualify for a $1,000 alumni scholarship.

18+ Program

The 18+ program was created for teachers and aspiring teachers who have completed a bachelor’s degree and who wish to complete the requirements for faculty credentials to teach dual credit courses.

Choose from one of our four pathways:

1.  Discipline courses only – For teachers with a master’s degree who only need 18 credits in a discipline area of study

2.  M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Higher Education and Secondary Education pathway for teachers who wish to complete a master’s degree in education, while completing the discipline course requirements.

3. M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education pathway for teachers who think they may want to teach in a college setting in the future.

4. M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Higher Education and Secondary Education with Teacher Certification pathway for aspiring teachers who wish to become certified to teach, while completing a master’s degree in education and also complete the discipline course requirements.

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Why pursue a graduate degree from the University of Houston-Victoria?

The University of Houston-Victoria was established in 1973 and it is a part of the University of Houston System. Our degree programs are taught by award-winning faculty who care about your academic and professional development. We offer graduate degrees in the colleges of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; Natural and Applied Science; Business; and Education and Health Professions.

Can I transfer earned graduate coursework into a graduate program at UHV?

Some graduate programs at UHV may allow you to transfer a small number of graduate-level coursework. Please check with the program’s college to determine whether or not your completed coursework may transfer. Please note that you will likely need a course description and a course syllabus, unless the coursework was completed at UHV.

What are the admission requirements for graduate school at UHV?

Admission requirements can vary depending on the program. Review our Graduate Admissions Process webpage for a general list of admission requirements at UHV. Each College has academic advisors that can provide you with detailed information on the requirements for the specific program you are interested in.