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Graduate Education at UH Hilo

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Application Information

For application instructions, please visit the Graduate Admissions page. Application instructions are contained in the program checklists below.

Program Specific Priority Deadlines for Fall 2017 Admission:

Priority Deadline:
Doctor of Nursing Practice December 1, 2016
Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Certificate December 1, 2016
Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Studies December 1, 2016
Master of Arts in Teaching December 15, 2016
Heritage Management January 1, 2017


Graduate Programs

UH Hilo currently offers the following graduate and professional programs:

College of Arts and Sciences:

Degree Programs:

Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani

Degree Programs:

Certificate Programs:

Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy:

Degree Programs:

The Graduate Catalog

The Graduate Catalog may be found here.

Graduate Student Handbook

Resources for Graduate Students

Graduate Council

The Graduate Council is a policy recommending body to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs. The Council is also be charged with the authority to certify graduate training personnel who are not full time UH Hilo faculty and to determine eligibility of UH Hilo faculty to serve as graduate committee chairs and/or primary academic advisors. Read more at the Graduate Council site.

Contact Information

Graduate Program Director Contact Information

For Graduate Admissions questions please contact:
Māhealani Jones
Graduate Division and Articulation Specialist

For College of Pharmacy Admissions questions please contact:

PharmD Program:
Kristy Fujii

MSCP and Pharmaceutical Science:
Cara Suefuji