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GRADUATE STUDENTS - Texas Woman`s University
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GRADUATE STUDENTS
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TEXAS WOMAN’S UNIVERSITY
www.twu.edu
Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 Semesters
be a
Anjuli Bala
Master of
Occupational Therapy Student
Dallas
“TWU has one of the best occupational
therapy programs in the country.
What is a
The professors are accessible and
supportive. They respect me as a student,
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as a professional and as a person.
Pioneers aren’t just figures from history – the early settlers who made
They want to help me do what is best
their way through the rugged frontier to discover new territories. Today’s
for me and my career.”
pioneers set out to discover cures for diseases, measures to improve
public health, new ways to educate a shifting population and more.
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Today’s pioneers, like those early settlers, strive to make a better life for
themselves and their families, and to make the world a better place.
On the cover:
Associate Professor of Occupational
Therapy Dr. Marsha Neville, left,
demonstrates how an outrigger orthotic
device works to Anjuli Bala, right, at the
TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health
Sciences-Dallas Center.
THE MODERN PIONEER At TWU, pioneers explore beyond the
traditional classroom and laboratory, working side by side with faculty
who are pioneers in their own fields.
Contents
2Research
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Online Degrees
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Quality Academics
8Investment
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Graduate Budget
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Student Resources
12-17 Programs and Majors
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Student Accolades
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Faculty Accolades
THE PIONEER WOMAN D
The statue, unveiled in 1938 in honor of the Texas Centennial, pays tribute to the
spirit of the pioneer women of Texas: “Marking a trail in a pathless wilderness,
pressing forward with unswerving courage, she met each untried situation with a
resourcefulness equal to the need …”
16-17 Visit TWU
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TWU Graduate Students Have
Published Works in
D Molecular Neurobiology
D Marriage and Family Review
D Journal of Applied Social Science
D Journal of International Migration and
Integration
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Your RESEARCH
Rebecca Meraz
Doctoral Candidate
in Nursing – Denton
The quest for knowledge – the need to discover – has always
moved pioneers forward. At TWU, students and faculty conduct
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D World Dance Alliance
research that addresses important issues facing today’s society in
“Working as a research peer with
D Journal of Emerging Dance Scholarship
areas related to health, education and quality of life.
multiple faculty members, I have
D Journal of Early Childhood Research
I’m a
D The Journal of Pediatric Nursing
Qualitative Inquiry The Center for Qualitative
D The PALAESTRA Journal of Adaptive Sport,
Physical Education and Recreational Therapy
Inquiry on the Denton campus provides multidisciplinary
D School Psychology: From Science to Practice
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been published, made presentations,
participated in qualitative and
quantitative projects, assisted in
]Programs
support to TWU graduate students involved in qualitative research.
grant writing and more. Having
Resources include high-end software and hardware, publications and
these experiences embedded
workshops. www.twu.edu/qualitative-inquiry
into the program is giving me
TWU Graduate Students Have
Creative Arts and Research Symposium TWU’s
valuable learning opportunities and
annual Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium offers
connections critical to my future
D Genetics Society of America
opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students to present
research career.”
D American Society for Neurochemistry
their research or visual arts activities, build professional skills and
D Society for Neuroscience
learn about the scholarship of their peers.
D American Society for Virology
www.twu.edu/research-symposium
Presented Research at
D American Society for Microbiology
D American Sociological Association
Research Faculty TWU faculty are pioneers in their fields
D Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism
— from being the first to document bone loss in space in a project
D The Sigma Theta Tau and National League
of Nursing Education Research Conference
with NASA, to developing a treatment model taught in occupational
D The American Occupational Therapy
Association Annual Conference
sets standards of care for pregnant women.
D The Annual Meeting of the Physical Therapy
Association
D The American Chemical Society Association
Meeting
therapy education throughout the world, to conducting research that
www.twu.edu/research-faculty
Rebecca Meraz, left, has worked on several research projects
with Assistant Nursing Professor Dr. Fuqin Liu, right.
D Each year several graduate
students are selected as TWU
Chancellor’s Student Research
Scholars and are recognized for
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their outstanding achievements
D Student artists and scholars present research on subjects ranging from technology
in research and creative arts
to nutrition, history, the environment and the conceptual and physical process of
endeavors.
creating art during the annual Student Creative Arts and Research Symposium.
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Online DEGREES
100% Online Format
D Master of Science in Education of the Deaf*
D Master of Science in Family Studies
Marcus Eakins,
Executive M.B.A., 2015
The decision to build on your education reflects your
D Master of Health Care Administration (Houston)*
commitment to succeed, but you still have responsibilities outside
D Master of Science in Health Studies
The Menninger Clinic, Houston
faculty who are invested in your success, give you the flexibility
D Master of Science in Kinesiology, with All-Area
Coaching Emphasis, Softball Coaching Emphasis
and Sport Management Emphasis
“Being an IT professional, I
you need to balance education with work and home.
D Master of Library Science
appreciate the phenomenal support
D Master of Arts in Library Science
I received as a TWU online student.
D Master of Science in Nursing — Health
Systems Management
Professors respond immediately,
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the classroom. TWU distance education programs, taught by
I’m a
Quality Programs TWU’s online programs are subject
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]Programs
to the same academic standards as those offered on campus.
The interactive nature of the courses — with discussion boards,
online chats, group projects and more — keep you connected
to your professors and online classmates.
Resources TWU provides support for online students,
whether you need help with technical issues, tutoring or other
D Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing
Education (Denton and Dallas)
D Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science
(Denton)
D Master of Science in Nutrition
*Exceptions apply.
Visit www.twu.edu/tlt/online-degrees.asp
Director of Information Technology
the Blackboard support is amazing,
classes are very functional and
user friendly and everyone is very
communicative. The online classes at
TWU are the best I have ever taken.”
questions. You can order books and supplies through the TWU
Bookstore website, and when it’s time to graduate, order your
regalia online!
www.twu.edu/support-services
Honors TWU was a pioneer in recognizing the academic
excellence of online students. Epsilon Omega Epsilon was the
nation’s first honor society exclusively for students pursuing a
degree through online education. The membership drive for
EOE opens each fall. www.twu.edu/eoe
Blended Online Format
D Executive Master of Business Administration*
D Master of Arts in Drama
D Master of Science in Food Systems Administration
D Master of Science in Nursing – Nursing
Education (Houston)
D Doctor of Nursing Practice
D Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science
(Houston)
D COTA to Master of Occupational Therapy
D Doctor of Occupational Therapy
D Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational Therapy
D Master of Education in Reading Education
D Master of Education in Special Education
D Master of Science in Speech/Language
Pathology
D Master of Arts in Teaching
*Classes offered in Dallas, Fort Worth,
Plano and Houston
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Quality ACADEMICS
Sapna Patel
Doctoral Student in
Counseling Psychology
Specialized programs at TWU can help you chart your
course to a successful career. Whether you’re conducting
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research, performing on stage, running a business or taking
I’m a
“I chose TWU because I identified
care of others, TWU academic programs are the tools you
need to go further in your career.
with my program’s training
approach, where practitioner and
scientist merge. TWU also is geared
Programs U.S. News and World Report ranks TWU’s
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]Programs
toward nontraditional students and
library and information studies and occupational and
physical therapy programs among the nation’s best. TWU
career changers, of which I am
is the only university in Texas to offer Ph.D.s in dance,
both. I also appreciate how much
occupational therapy, physical therapy and women’s studies.
the faculty care about students and
the collaborative atmosphere. TWU
Accreditation In addition to the university’s
is the right fit for me.”
accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and
Schools, specialized accreditations from state, regional and/
or national professional associations and boards speak to
the quality of TWU’s academic programs.
www.twu.edu/accreditations
Academic Extras Whether it’s drama students
performing in an Off-Broadway play or on a European
stage, music students singing at Carnegie Hall or individual
students presenting their research at international or
national conferences or winning prestigious awards, TWU’s
academic reputation leads the way.
D TWU is home to the prestigious Woodcock
Institute, which supports interdisciplinary research
into the cognitive profiles of individuals with
diagnosed exceptionalities. It is named for Dr.
Graduate Student Enrollment by Colleges
Richard W. Woodcock, right, internationally
renowned author of cognitive ability and
achievement tests. Dr. Dan Miller, left, emeritus
professor of psychology, is the institutes’s
executive director.
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Arts & Sciences
Health Sciences
1,543
1,528
Professional
Education
1,290
Nursing
1,030
157
Scholarships
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Your INVESTMENT
Whether you’re interested in taking classes on campus or online, our
graduate coursework fits your lifestyle, your goals and your budget.
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Board Authorized
Tuition Grant Amy Johnson
up to $ 2,400
Doctoral Candidate in Early
Childhood Development
and Education
*TWU New Graduate Student
Full time
$ 2,500
Part time
$ 1,000
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Scholarships TWU offers more than $10 million in scholarships
*TWU New
International Student
annually, including many exclusively for graduate students. Some
Reitch
$ 1,500
a graduate student, I am gaining
General Academic $ 1,000
*Renewable
valuable experience for my future
I’m a
scholarships are renewable. Complete a scholarship application
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Texas Public up to $ 2,400
Education Grant
online before March 15, 2016 for the Fall 2016 semester.
www.twu.edu/scholarships
]Programs
Financial Aid Graduate students have many options, including
grants and loans. Graduate assistantships also are offered in
a number of departments and schools. Find out more at
“By teaching a university course as
career as a college professor. I
also enjoy that I am teaching small
classes, which allows the course to
Deadlines
be interactive and for me to establish
a rapport with my students.”
Scholarship Deadlines
www.twu.edu/finaid and follow the steps to apply at
www.twu.edu/finaid/steps
$ 2,000
D March 15, 2016 Fall Semester
D November 1, 2016 Spring 2017 Semester
Financial Aid Priority Deadlines
Apply Now
To apply submit the following:
D ApplyTexas Application, www.applytexas.org
D An application fee of $50 ($75 for international students)
D Official transcript(s) from each college or university
you have attended
D Copy of PR card (permanent residents only)
D Any additional materials required by the
academic program
Send application materials to:
D
March 15, 2016 Fall Semester
D September 1, 2016 Spring 2017 Semester
Separate applications for scholarships and financial aid
are required.
Graduate Budget
3 Hours
2016-2017 Graduate Student Tuition and Fees* for one semester
TWU Office of Admissions Processing
P.O. Box 425649
Denton, Texas 76204
www.twu.edu/admissions/graduate.asp
$1,312
6 Hours $2,338
Considered half-time status
9 Hours $3,333
Considered full-time status
12 Hours
$4,266
* Add $ 390 per hour for out-of-state tuition. All costs are estimates. To find your cost, go to www.twu.edu/netpricecalculator
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Students Advance Their Careers At:
D Kelsey-Seybold Clinic
D Baylor Scott & White Health
D Dallas Independent School District
D UT Southwestern Medical Center
D AT&T
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Student RESOURCES
Master of Health Care
Administration, 2015
Administrative Fellowship at
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, Houston
TWU shares in your commitment to succeed. In addition to excellent
library and computer resources, laboratories and other support
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services, TWU faculty and staff are dedicated to individual student
D MD Anderson Cancer Center
development. Our focus is on helping you reach your goals.
I’m a
D Tarrant County College
Libraries Information services, education and resources are
D UnitedHealth Group
available through the TWU Libraries, whether on the Denton
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“I chose TWU because of its national
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D The City of Dallas
D Bank of America
Jennifer Abbey
reputation in health care. At TWU,
I have had access to exceptional
resources and had amazing
internship opportunities at prestigious
]Programs
campus, through satellite collections at the Dallas Center or, for
hospitals like Baylor, St. Luke’s and
Houston students, access to the Texas Medical Center Library and
Kelsey-Seybold. I also have made
the Academic Resource Center on the TWU Houston campus.
important connections that will assist
www.twu.edu/library
me in my career.”
Commuter Services Need advice about parking, alternative
transportation or child care? TWU Commuter Services is here to
help! Even if you don’t drive to campus, Commuter Services is your
go-to resource for staying informed and connected!
www.twu.edu/commuter
Federation The Federation of North Texas Area Universities
is a consortium of three universities — Texas Woman’s University,
Texas A&M University-Commerce and the University of North Texas.
PIONEER CENTER
Graduate students in the program have access to the combined
The Pioneer Center for Student Excellence is a “one-stop shop”
academic resources of all three universities.
for student success.
www.twu.edu/federation
Serving the Denton, Dallas and Houston campuses, the Pioneer
Graduate Student Council The Graduate Student Council
Center provides programs and services that enhance each
promotes graduate student development, serves as a voice for all
student’s academic experience. Need help writing a professional
graduate students and advocates for graduate students’ concerns
paper, thesis or journal article? Get involved with the “Just Write”
and ideas concerning graduate education at Texas Woman’s
writing group. The center also hosts Dissertation Boot Camps
University. www.twu.edu/gscouncil
that provide dedicated time and space for writing theses or
dissertations, scheduled programming with resource personnel
and individual consultations with tutors and coaches.
www.twu.edu/pioneer-center
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PROGRAM
DEGREE
LOCATION
CONTACT
Administration (Teacher Education) MA, MED
Dr. Jane Pemberton
[email protected], 940-898-2241
Art MA, MFA
DEN
Prof. Michelle Hays, Chair
Areas of Emphasis:
[email protected] Art Education, Art History, 940-898-2530
Ceramics, Graphic Design
Painting, Photography, Sculpture
Biology MS
DEN
Heather Conrad-Webb
[email protected]; 940-898-2449
Business Administration MBA
Becky Bryant, Assistant Director
Accounting
MBA
DEN
[email protected]; 940-898-2111
Executive MBA MBA
All Locations
EMBA/Health Systems Management MBA/MHSM
DAL
(Dual Degree)
Chemistry MS
DEN
Dr. Richard Sheardy, Chair
[email protected], 940-898-2550
Child Development MS
DEN
Dr. Katie Rose
[email protected]; 940-898-3154
Dr. Elizabeth McCarroll
[email protected]; 940-898-2736
Counseling & Development MS DEN
Dr. Joel Muro
[email protected]; 940-898-2705
Counseling Psychology MA, PHD
DEN
Dr. Debra Mollen (Master’s) [email protected]
Dr. Sally Stabb (Doctoral)
[email protected], 940-898-2303
Dance MA, MFA, PHD
DEN
Prof. Mary Williford-Shade, Chair
[email protected], 940-898-2086
Drama MA
DEN
Dr. Patrick Bynane, Program Director [email protected], 940-898-2518 Early Child Development & Education PHD
DEN Dr. Katie Rose
[email protected]; 940-898-3154
Dr. Elizabeth McCarroll
[email protected]; 940-898-2736
Early Childhood Education MED
DEN
Dr. Katie Rose [email protected]; 940-898-3154
Dr. Elizabeth McCarroll
[email protected]; 940-898-2736
Education of the Deaf MS
DEN
Dr. Tamby Allman, 940-898-2028
[email protected], 940-898-2034
English MA
DEN
Dr. Dundee Lackey
(See also Ph.D. in Rhetoric)
[email protected]; 940-898-2159
Exercise & Sports Nutrition MS
DEN
Estee Easley
[email protected], 940-898-2636
Family Studies MS, PHD
DEN
Dr. Joyce Armstrong
[email protected]; 940-898-2690
Family Therapy MS, PHD
DEN
Dr. Linda Brock
[email protected]; 940-898-2713
Dr. Sarah Woods
[email protected]; 940-898-2682
Food Science MS
DEN
Estee Easley
[email protected], 940-898-2636
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Location key: DEN – Denton; DAL – Dallas; HOU – Houston; FW – Fort Worth; . – Plano
DEADLINE • WEBSITE
Preference Deadlines: July 1 – FALL;
November 1 – SPRING; April 1 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/teacher-education/
Preference Deadlines: January 31 – FALL
October 15 – SPRING
www.twu.edu/visual-arts/
Preference Deadline: February 1 – FALL
www.twu.edu/biology/
Preference Deadlines: August 1 – FALL;
December 1 – SPRING; May 1 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/som/
Ongoing Admissions
www.twu.edu/chemistry-biochemistry/
March 1 -- FALL; October 1 -- SPRING;
www.twu.edu/family-sciences/
Student Accolades
TWU graduate students receive recognition from prestigious national
organizations in their fields of study.
Esmeralda Lizcano, Occupational Therapy
Houston
Esmeralda Lizcano was one of only two occupational
therapy students in the nation selected as an intern
for the American Occupational Therapy Association’s
Mental Health Special Interest Section.
Erika Johnson, Rhetoric
Erika Johnson was one of 10 graduate students in
April 15 – FALL; September 15 – SPRING;
January 15 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/family-sciences/counseling-development.asp
February 1 – MA; December 15 – Ph.D.
www.twu.edu/psychology-philosophy
the U.S. to receive the 2015 Conference on College
Preference Deadlines: January 25 – FALL – MA, MFA
November 1 – FALL; Ph.D. – October 15 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/dance
Ongoing Admissions
www.twu.edu/drama
March 1 -- FALL; October 1 -- SPRING
www.twu.edu/family-sciences/
Cynthia Alaniz, Library Science
March 1 -- FALL; October 1 -- SPRING
www.twu.edu/family-sciences/
Preference Deadline:
April 15 – SUMMER; July 15 – FALL
www.twu.edu/communication-sciences/
July 1 -- FALL; November 1 – SPRING;
April 1 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/english-speech-foreign-languages
Ongoing Admissions
www.twu.edu/nutrition-food-sciences/graduate.asp
MS – Ongoing; Ph.D. – October 1 – SPRING; February 1 - Summer; March 1 – Fall
www.twu.edu/nutrition-food-sciences/graduate.asp
February 15 – FALL; September 15 – SPRING
www.twu.edu/family-sciences/family-therapy.asp
Composition and Communication Scholars for the
Dream Award from the National Council of Teachers
of English.
Cynthia Alaniz, who received her master’s in library
science in 2015, was one of only 30 children’s
librarians in the nation selected by the Association
for Library Service to Children to participate in
the Bill Morris Seminar, a biannual book
evaluation event.
Rachael Banks, Photography
Rachael Banks received a scholarship from the
Society for Photographic Education, South Central
Region. Her exhibit “Between Home and Here” also
was featured in Fraction Magazine, a fine arts and
photography magazine.
www.twu.edu/nutrition-food-sciences/graduate.asp
Preference Deadlines: Students completing the application process by this date will be given
priority in the review process. Students applying after this date may be admitted if openings
in the program remain.
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PROGRAM
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DEGREE
LOCATION
CONTACT
DEADLINE • WEBSITE
Food Systems Administration MS
DEN, HOU
Estee Easleywww.twu.edu/nutrition-food-sciences/graduate.asp
[email protected], 940-898-2636
Government MA
Dr. Jonathan Olsen
Ongoing Admissions
[email protected], 940-898-2156
www.twu.edu/history-government/
Health Care Administration MHA
HOU
Dr. Gerald Goodman
Preference Deadlines: May 30 – FALL;
[email protected], 713-794-2061
September 30 – SPRING; March 1 – SUMMER International students: March 1 -- FALL; July 1 – SPRING;
February 1 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/health-care-administration
Health Studies MS, PHD
DEN
Dr. Ann Rathbun, Program Director, Health Studies
February 1-PHD; Oct 1-MS
Dental Hygiene Focal
MS
DEN
[email protected], 940-898-2857
Spring; April-MS Summer/Fall
Health Studies/Library Science (Dual Degree) MS, MLS
DEN
Hobert Kilgore III, Advisor, Health Studies
www.twu.edu/health-studies
[email protected], 940-898-2864
Brenda Mallory, Library Science
Ongoing Admission (MLS)
[email protected], 940-898-2602 www.twu.edu/SLIS; and www.twu.edu/health-studies
Health Systems Management MHSM
DAL
Becky Bryant, Assistant Director
Preference Deadlines: August 1 – FALL;
EMBA/MHSM (Dual Degree)
[email protected]; 940-898-2111
December 1 – SPRING; May 1 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/som/
History MA
DEN
Dr. Jonathan Olsen
Ongoing Admissions
[email protected], 940-898-2156
www.twu.edu/history-government/
Kinesiology MS, PHD
DEN
Dr. David Nichols
Deadlines: July 15 – FALL; November 1 – SPRING;
[email protected], 940-898-2522
April 1 – SUMMER
International Students:
March 1 – FALL; July 1 -- SPRING
www.twu.edu/kinesiology-grad
Library Science MA, MLS
DEN
Brenda Mallory Ongoing admissions
Health Studies/Library Science (Dual Degree) MS, MLS
[email protected], 940-898-2602
www.twu.edu/SLIS
[email protected]
Hobert Kilgore III, Advisor, Health Studies
Ongoing Admission (MLS)
[email protected], 940-898-2864
www.twu.edu/SLIS; and www.twu.edu/health-studies
Mathematics MS
DEN
Dr. Don Edwards, Chair
Ongoing Admissions
[email protected], 940-898-2166
www.twu.edu/math-computer-science/
Mathematics-Mathematics Teaching MSMT
DEN Dr. Don Edwards, Chair
Ongoing Admissions
[email protected], 940-898-2166
www.twu.edu/math-computer-science/
Molecular Biology
PHD
DEN
Heather Conrad-Webb
Preference Deadline: February 1 – FALL
[email protected]; 940-898-2449
www.twu.edu/biology/
Music
MA DEN Dr. Pamela Youngblood, Chair
Ongoing Admissions
Areas of Emphasis:
[email protected], 940-898-2500
www.twu.edu/music
Performance, Music Therapy,
Pedagogy and Music Education
Nursing MS
DEN
Patricia Jones, FNP Coordinator May 1 – FALL; September 15 – SPRING;
Adult/Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
[email protected], 940-898-2418
February 1 – SUMMER (Houston only)
Adult/Gerontological Primary Health Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Fuqin Liu, Nurse Education Coordinatorwww.twu.edu/nursing/programs.asp
Clinical Nurse Leader
[email protected]; 940-898-2420
Family Nurse Practitioner
DAL
Dr. Susan Sheriff, Graduate Director
Health Systems Management [email protected], 214-689-6510
Nursing Education
HOU
Dr. Brenda Binder, Graduate Director
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
[email protected], 713-794-2100
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Practice
DNP
DAL, HOU
Dr. Lois Oquin, DNP Coordinator
Ongoing Admissions
[email protected]; 214-689-6568
www.twu.edu/nursing/dnp.asp
Nursing Science
PHD
DEN
Dr. Vicki Zeigler, PhD Coordinator
February 1 – FALL Online PHD (DEN);
[email protected], 940-898-2401
May 1 – FALL (HOU); September 15 – SPRING (HOU)
HOU
Dr. Sandra Cesario, PhD Coordinatorwww.twu.edu/nursing/phd.asp
[email protected], 713-794-2100
Nutrition MS, PHD
DEN,
Estee Easley
Deadlines: June 15 – SUMMER; October 1 – FALL;
HOU-MS only [email protected], 940-898-2636
April 1 – SPRING
www.twu.edu/nutrition-food-sciences/graduate.asp
Location key: DEN – Denton; DAL – Dallas; HOU – Houston; FW – Fort Worth; PNO – Plano Preference Deadlines: Students completing the application process by this date will be given
priority in the review process. Students applying after this date may be admitted if openings
in the program remain.
Faculty Accolades
TWU faculty receive national awards for their scholarship and federal
and state funding for their innovative programs.
Nursing - Dallas
Nursing faculty Graciela Salinas, Stephanie Woods,
Michele Trinka and Dionne Magner were granted
more than $2.1 million in federal funding to increase
nursing faculty and practitioners in VA hospitals.
Patricia Bowyer, Occupational Therapy
Houston
Patricia Bowyer received the 2015 A. Jean Ayres
Award from the American Occupational Therapy
Association in recognition of her research in the
area of sensory processing.
Communication Sciences and Kinesiology
Communication Sciences faculty Chad Smith and
Kinesiology faculty Ronald Davis, Lisa SillimanFrench and Ron French are using a $1.2 million
federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education
to address the critical national and state shortage
of teachers in Adapted Physical Education.
Dr. Wayne Brewer and Dr. Alex Ortiz,
Physical Therapy – Houston
Dr. Wayne Brewer, right, and Dr. Alex Ortiz were
awarded a $149,774 grant from the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board for “Selecting Underrepresented Cohorts and Creating Enhancement of
Skills and Scholastic Achievement in PT.”
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PROGRAM
DEGREE
LOCATION
CONTACT
DEADLINE • WEBSITE
Occupational Therapy MOT, OTD, PHD
DEN, DAL, HOU COTA to MOT:
October 15 – MOT programs: Denton, Dallas, Houston
PROFESSIONAL ENTRY-LEVEL PROGRAMS
February 1 – MOT Bridge for COTAs
LaWana Spratling, MOT Admissions Coordinator, February 15 – OTD program
Denton-Dallas-Houston
Ongoing admissions – Ph.D. program
MOT Bridge for COTAs; TWU Alumni Advantage
www.twu.edu/OT
[email protected], 940-898-2801
POST-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS
Dr. Diane Brown, OTD Coordinator
[email protected], 940-898-2824
Dr. Patricia Bowyer, PhD Coordinator
[email protected], 713-794-2128
Physical Therapy DPT, PHD
DAL, HOU
Mary Beth Daugherty
November 1 – DPT; Ongoing Admissions – PHD
[email protected], 940-898-2460
www.twu.edu/physical-therapy
Reading Education MED, MA, PHD DEN
Dr. Connie Briggs, Chair Ongoing Admissions
[email protected], 940-898-2227
www.twu.edu/reading
Rhetoric
PHD
DEN
Dr. Lou Thompson
Deadlines: February 1 – FALL and SUMMER
[email protected], 940-898-2324
www.twu.edu/english-speech-foreign-languages/phd.asp
School Psychology SSP, PHD
DEN
Dr. Kathy DeOrnellas (SSP) February 1
[email protected]
www.twu.edu/psychology-philosophy
Dr. Denise Maricle (Doctoral) [email protected], 940-898-2303
Sociology MA, PHD
DEN
Dr. Philip Yang
Preference Deadlines: June 1 – FALL;
[email protected], 940-898-2052
November 1 – SPRING
www.twu.edu/sociology/graduate-programs.asp
Special Education MA, MED, PHD
DEN
Dr. Jane Pemberton, Chair
Preference Deadlines: July 1 – FALL;
[email protected], 940-898-2271
November 1 – SPRING; April 1 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/teacher-education/
Speech/Language Pathology MS
DEN
Laura Moorer-Cook
October 1 – TETN; February 1 – On campus
[email protected], 940-898-2025
www.twu.edu/communication-sciences/
Teaching
MAT
DEN Dr. Peggy Malone Ongoing Admissions
(Teacher Certification Available)
[email protected], 940-898-2829
www.twu.edu/mat/
Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum
MA, MED
DEN
Dr. Gina Anderson
Preference Deadlines: July 1 – FALL;
[email protected], 940-898-2271
November 1 – SPRING; April 1 – SUMMER
www.twu.edu/teacher-education/
Women’s Studies MA, PHD
DEN
Dr. Claire Sahlin, Chair (MA)
February 1 – Ph.D.; Ongoing Admissions – MA
[email protected], 940-898-2119
www.twu.edu/ws
Dr. AnaLouise Keating (PHD) Location key: DEN – Denton; DAL – Dallas; HOU – Houston; FW – Fort Worth; PNO – Plano [email protected], 940-898-2119
Preference Deadlines: Students completing the application process by this date will be given
priority in the review process. Students applying after this date may be admitted if openings
in the program remain.
VISIT TWU
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10. Diverse student body
9. Work side by side with faculty mentors
8. Learning opportunities that provide
real-world experience
7. Highly interactive online programs
and courses
6. Classroom technology mirrors the
workplace
5. Opportunities to present your research at
national and international conferences
4. Our graduates get jobs that pay well
We’ve scheduled special visit events tailored for prospective graduate students so you can see how
education works for you at TWU. One graduate student will win a $1,000 award at select events.*
3. Scholarships for graduate students
Denton Campus
Houston Campus
Online Degrees
TWU @ the CHEC
D October 12, 2015
TWU Graduate and Professional
School Fair
D September 26, 2015
D March 5, 2016 Graduate Program Showcase
Houston Open Houses focus only on
upper-division undergraduate nursing
students and graduate students in
nursing, occupational therapy, physical
therapy, health care administration,
nutrition, the Executive MBA program
and select online programs.
Learn more about TWU’s online
degree programs at an Online
Degrees Information Session. Face to
face and virtual information sessions
are offered throughout the year.
Visit www.twu.edu/online for a date
and format that works for you!
D For information on TWU
programs at the Collin Higher
Education Center in McKinney,
visit www.twu.edu/chec
D January 30, 2016
WHY TWU?
2. Affordable tuition
1.Quality academic programs
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Health Sciences CENTERS
TWU health sciences centers in Dallas and Houston offer
upper-division undergraduate courses and graduate programs
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with a health care focus. The centers are located in
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dynamic medical settings that provide opportunities to gain
professional experience.
Dallas The TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health
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Sciences-Dallas Center houses TWU’s Houston J. and
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Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing, the renowned TWU
Stroke Center-Dallas and degree programs in health systems
management, nursing, occupational therapy and physical
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T. Boone Pickens Institu
therapy. www.twu.edu/dallas
Houston Located within the prestigious Texas Medical
Center, the TWU Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center
houses the Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing and degree
programs in health care administration, nursing, nutrition and
food sciences, occupational therapy and physical therapy.
www.twu.edu/houston
Office of Admissions
Texas Woman’s University
P.O. Box 425589
Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center
Denton, Texas 76204-5589
[email protected]
1-866-809-6130, 940-898-3188
Texas Woman’s University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate,master’s and doctorate degrees. Contact the
Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call
404-679-4500 for questions a
bout the accreditation of Texas Woman’s University.
Texas Woman’s University strives to create and actively promote a welcoming and supportive environment in order to recruit, hire, retain and support a culturally diverse faculty
and staff and student body. TWU provides an environment of nondiscrimination and affirmative action for everyone. As a part of the Texas Woman’s University’s program for
equal opportunity, the policy statement on nondiscrimination is as follows.
In compliance with the Equal Pay Act of 1963, as amended; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972; the
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, as
amended; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended; the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment
Assistance Act of 1974; the Civil Rights Act of 1991, as amended; the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988; Equal Rights under the Law, 42 U.S.C. §1981;
State of Texas Anti-Discrimination Laws, and federal, state and local human rights, fair employment and other laws; the University does not discriminate against any person on the
basis of race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, veteran’s status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities.
This Statement forms a baseline from which the TWU community works to assure fairness and equity to all who pursue their educational and professional goals at this University.
Retaliation against individuals who in good faith, file a claim of discrimination or otherwise oppose discriminatory actions or practices will not be tolerated.