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Graduate School

Dr. Angela Spaulding

Welcome to the Graduate School at West Texas A&M University. We are honored you have WTAMU Your Community, Your University.selected to explore our Graduate School website. If at any point you haven’t found what you are seeking, don’t hesitate to contact us.  In our Graduate School Office, you will find a group of professionals who are eager to serve you, and who are experienced with and value the enterprise of graduate education. We understand the commitment of graduate education and seek to help you successfully facilitate the process, from inquiry to graduation. 

The Graduate School website connects you to over 40 graduate programs and the associated program faculty advisors.  Additionally, you will find admission requirements and deadlines, online only programs, financial information, and other general information about WTAMU graduate programs. 

Graduate education can be a springboard for future employment and career advancement, enhanced workplace skills, career changes, income gain, and personal and public good contributions.  Combined with our portfolio of nationally ranked programs, delivery options, and cost competitive pricing, we believe WTAMU is an exceptional opportunity for your post-baccalaureate needs. 

We sincerely hope that you will choose West Texas A&M University for your graduate education.


Dr. Angela Spaulding
Vice President for Research and Compliance and Dean of Graduate Studies
West Texas A&M University





Current Students


Upcoming Events

14th Annual Faculty Poster Session and Research Fair

Thursday, March 7, 2019 // 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cornette Library, 1st Floor Gallery

Come join us and members of WTAMU’s faculty for the 14th Annual Faculty Research Poster Session and Research Fair! Faculty will be available to explain their research and answer any question you may have about it, will be on March 7th, from 11am to 2pm. At 12:15pm, there will be remarks made by Shawna Kennedy-Witthar, Director of Information and Library Resources, Dr. Angela Spaulding, Vice President for Research and Compliance and Dead of Graduate Studies, and Lea DeForest, Communications Strategist from Texas Digital Library.

Opportunities, Setting Expectations, and Constructive Feedback

Thursday, March 21, 2019 // 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Graduate Suite 103, Killgore Research Center

Presented by:
Dr. Bryan Vizzini, Professor of History

In this presentation, we will cover the basic foundations of acting as professionals within a professional setting; from our dress and demeanor to our interactions with faculty, staff, and students. Next, we will explore the unique opportunities that present themselves in graduate school. Finally, we will allow plenty of time for discussion, questions, and answers.

Research Compliance and You

Thursday, April 11, 2019 // 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Graduate Suite 103, Killgore Research Center

Presented by:
Richard Smith, Director of AR-EHS

Students and faculty are invited for this overview of research compliance and how it affects you, the researcher. Key topics reviewed will include human, animal, and biohazard research compliance. Revisions to the Common Rule will also be discussed.

Student Research Conference April 16Student Research Conference

April 16, 2019 // 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Jack B. Kelley Student Center, Legacy Hall

Submission Deadline: March 26, 2019 - 5PM

$3,000 in Cash Awards

All WT students are encouraged to submit abstracts or artist statements for a paper, creative work, digital work, or PowerPoint or poster presentation. To be eligible for cash awards, students must register and submit competition posters and papers by the submission deadline.

Dr. Pamela Lockwood | P: 806.651.2536 | E: src@wtamu.edu | wtamu.edu/src


May 2019 Graduation

Saturday, May 11, 2019 // 10:00 AM – 7:00PM
First United Bank Center

More information can be found online.

For more information about graduate workshops, please contact the Graduate School at graduateschool@wtamu.edu or 806-651-2730.