Graduate Division

Graduate Education at UH Hilo

    Effective August 17, 2020: The Graduate Division office is set to re-open for in-person service. Our office hours are M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM

    We are also available to meet remotely via phone or Zoom, please contact us at to schedule an appointment.

    We thank you for your understanding during these times and will continue to provide updates as they are available. Please stay healthy and be well.

    Programs and Admission

    Fall 2021 Admission Status

    All programs have closed their admission windows for Fall 2020. Fall 2021 Admission status can be found in the table below. Please find more information on how to apply on the Graduate Admissions Page.

    Program Status Priority Deadline
    Doctor of Nursing Practice Open December 1, 2020
    Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Certificate Open December 1, 2020
    Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science, MS Open December 1, 2020
    Teaching, MA Open December 15, 2020
    Counseling Psychology, MA Open January 15, 2021
    Heritage Management, MA Open January 15, 2021
    Education, MEd Open June 1, 2021
    Hawaiian Language and Literature, MA Closed
    Indigenous Language and Culture Education, MA Closed
    Hawaiian and Indigenous Language and Culture Revitalization, PhD Closed

    Contact Information

    2020 University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and a campus of the University of Hawaiʻi system. Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Stotter/Jenna Waipa,, (808) 932-7642