Kathryn Hausbeck Korgan

Kathryn Hausbeck Korgan, Ph.D. Dean of the Graduate College

Welcome to the Graduate College at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. As Dean, I am pleased to invite you to explore our Graduate Catalog to familiarize yourself with the wide range of graduate programs that we offer. I also encourage you to peruse our website to better understand the breadth and depth of the services that we provide to prospective students, current students, graduate faculty, alumni, and donors.

UNLV is a vibrant scholarly institution with more than 28,000 students on campus, and more than 3,000 faculty and staff, located in one of the fastest-growing and enterprising metropolitan areas in the country. Las Vegas is truly a unique laboratory for graduate study, and Southern Nevada provides extraordinary opportunities for engaged research.

UNLV's more than 130 graduate programs offer outstanding quality and opportunity for admitted graduate students. At UNLV, graduate students are able to work closely with world-class graduate faculty who are conducting research that will improve the well being of our community and state, and positively impact our nation and the world. We pride ourselves on cultivating a campus culture that promotes graduate faculty excellence, graduate program quality, and support for our graduate students. A key part of the graduate educational experience here is our students' involvement in the performance of superior research, innovative scholarly endeavors, and inspired creative activities.

The Graduate College is guided by the mutually reinforcing goals of providing graduate students with the highest quality academic experience, and cultivating a scholarly atmosphere that values and supports graduate faculty and advanced studies. This mission is guided by our core values of excellence, equity, diversity, opportunity, and impact. Graduate education at UNLV offers students the chance — and the challenge — to grow academically and professionally in a nurturing learning environment surrounded by others similarly dedicated to intellectual pursuits. UNLV's Graduate College will help guide you as you seek out the challenge, excitement, and rewards of advanced study; we are committed to enhancing and facilitating your graduate experience at UNLV.

Thank you for your interest in graduate education and research at UNLV! Our Graduate College staff is here to assist you, and to support prospective and current graduate students, our alumni, and our graduate faculty. I invite you to contact us if you have any questions, if you are interested in pursuing graduate study at UNLV, or if you would like to discuss options for becoming a donor and supporter of the UNLV Graduate College. I would be honored to welcome you into our graduate community of scholars, alumni, friends, and UNLV Grad Rebels!



Kathryn Hausbeck Korgan, Ph.D.
Dean of the Graduate College


Kate Korgan
Dean of the Graduate College

Leslie Hunter
Executive Assistant