Doctoral Programs

With 36 high-impact and innovative doctoral programs, you’ll develop the critical skills you need to be a leader among educators and researchers. Work on the forefront of knowledge creation with renowned faculty and world-class research facilities.

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College of Business
  • Business Ph.D.
    • Accounting
    • Business Information Assurance
    • Finance
    • Information Systems
    • Logistics
    • Management
    • Management Science
    • Marketing
College of Education
College of Engineering

Concentrations in Biomedical Engineering, among others.

College of Health and Public Service
College of Information
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
College of Music
College of Science
College of Visual Arts and Design

*programs that are completely online or have an online option


Join Our Standout Students

Melissa Collini
“What I love about the graduate chemistry program at UNT is the community in the department. I feel supported, and I know my professors want me to succeed. I’m getting the tools I need to be successful while I pursue my degree and after I graduate.”

Melissa Collini
Ph.D. student
Organic Chemistry


Renee Cloutier, Ph.D. student, Behavioral Science
Winner of a prestigious $71,000 National Institute of Health award, she's carrying out research on teen social anxiety.


José Torres-Ramos, Ph.D. student, Ethnomusicology
The first UNT Ph.D. student in this discipline to win the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship, he’s researching mariachi and masculinity in performance in Mexico.

A doctorate is within your reach

The cost of education shouldn’t get in the way of the career you want. As a public university, UNT is affordable and provides many doctoral students with assistance — including nationally competitive packages for outstanding candidates.

The university offers more than 2,000 fellowships and assistantships each year. Our academic departments offer excellent scholarships, and the Toulouse Graduate School helps fund travel to national conferences.


State-Of-Art Facilities, Including

Business Leadership Building

Certified LEED Gold for sustainability and home to the Jim McNatt Institute for Logistics Research and the Complex Logistics Systems Laboratory, among others

Discovery Park

UNT’s 300-acre research park, one of the largest of its kind in the region and home to the College of Engineering, the College of Information and the Center for Information and Computer Security