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Office of Graduate Studies

What We Do: 

The Office of Graduate Studies oversees admissions for graduate students, graduate assistantships allocations, and processes and approves all documents for graduate students.

Services we offer: 

Students:
Admissions
Graduate assistantships
Graduate scholarships
Processing and approving graduate student documents

Faculty:
Reviews and approves graduate documents

Contact Information: 

Ian Williamson, Interim Graduate Dean
iwilliamson@nmhu.edu
Phone: 505-454-3342
Room: SH-117

Cathryn Brooks-Williams, Graduate Affairs Coordinator
cmwilliams@nmhu.edu
Phone: 505-454-3266
SH 208

Germaine Alarcon, Administrative Assistant to Faculty Research Committee and Graduate Studies
alarcon_g@nmhu.edu
505-454-3373
SH Suite 210

Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Sininger Hall Suite 210


Q: Where do I find the graduate application?
A: We are no longer using paper forms. Please apply here:https://apply.nmhu.edu/apply/

Q: What are the tuition and fees?
A: Current tuition and fees are online at www.nmhu.edu/office-of-the-registrar/tuition-and-fees

Q: What is the GPA requirement for admissions?
A: 3.0

Q: What is the application deadline?
A: Please see the deadlines below:

MFA in Cultural Technology & Software Systems Design
Candidates should submit the following by March 15th via an emailed link to mariahfox@nmhu.edu and mlbasler@nmhu.edu
1)  Completed application form
2)  Application fee
3)  Official transcripts

  • Personal Objective Statement/essay (600-1,000 words) demonstrating writing capabilities, which addresses the following: purpose in seeking an MFA in Cultural Technology degree at NMHU Media Arts & Technology, research interests, personal and technical strengths; what you bring to our program.
  • Link to an online portfolio of best/relevant work, including detailed descriptions (2d work: 10-20 samples, video: not more than approximately 5 min. reel) which demonstrates proficiency, research or exploration in: photography, videography, digital imaging, writing, exhibition, design, code, games, or hardware projects
  • Link to an online portfolio of best/relevant work, including detailed descriptions (2d work: 10-20 samples, video: not more than approximately 5 min. reel) which demonstrates proficiency, research or exploration in: photography, videography, digital imaging, writing, exhibition, design, code, games, or hardware projects

Three (3) letters of reference from individuals familiar with the students’ abilities, work experience, and personal characteristics

Resume/CV

    • A phone or video interview may be requested before final acceptance.

Natural Sciences with concentrations in Environmental Science and Management, and Geology
First Friday in September for spring admissions
First Friday in February for fall admissions

Master’s in Business Administration
Fall semester: May 15
Spring semester: November 15
Summer semester: April 15

Natural Resource Management
Fall semester: First Friday in April
Spring semester: First Friday in November

Counseling and Guidance
Fall semester: April 15
Spring semester: October 31
Summer semester: April 15

Q: Are official transcripts needed?
A: Yes, official transcripts are required from all schools attended.