The Pre-Graduate Education Advising Program advises undergraduate students considering a graduate degree in the sciences, humanities, social sciences and some professional arenas. We help clarify the differences in gaining and utilizing a Doctoral vs. a Master's degree and what opportunities a terminal degree may offer. The Program is primarily responsible for helping students understand what their next steps are in researching and applying to graduate programs, so that they can move forward independently and effectively. Our advisors are all current graduate students who can give undergraduates a firsthand sense of the graduate school experience. Whatever year you are in and whatever stage of thinking about graduate school you may be at, we are here to help you. We give basic information to the following kinds of questions:
- How does graduate school differ from undergraduate education?
- What are some of the advantages of seeking a graduate degree?
- What are the different kinds of graduate degrees and programs?
- How do I prepare for the graduate school application process?
For students considering graduate programs in law or health-related fields, please follow the links in the upper left corner of this page to find advising specific to your plans. For assistance with writing your personal statement, please visit the Writing Center, and for help writing your resume, please visit Career Services.
- Academic Advising Program
- Funding Information Portal
- McNair Scholars Program
- Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program
- Pre-Health Advising
- Pre-Law Advising
- Study Abroad
- The Center for Global Initiatives
- Undergraduate Retention (formerly The Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling)
- The Graduate Student Center
- The Learning Center
- The Writing Center
- University Career Services