The Applied Science Graduate Program is an applied, interdisciplinary research program.   The department offers two degrees, the Doctor of Philosophy and the Master of Science.

Areas of interest include:

Applied Biosciences

Applied Chemistry

Applied Physics

Applied Mathematics


Computational Science

Environmental Science


Materials Science



If you are excited about pursuing a degree in our department, see critical information for prospective students and begin the application process on-line.

The beauty of this graduate program is its interdisciplinary approach, which allows students to cross the traditional lines between areas of science and engineering.

This unique research and educational experience gives many of our graduates the opportunity of finding prestigious job positions in academia and industry such as faculty members at universities, scientists in national labs, or researchers in companies.

Curriculum requirements are documented in the UALR Graduate Catalog (pdf). Please read the Graduate Student Handbook and look around our web site for more details on the program.

New Students

If you are a new student, please contact

Dr. Brian Berry, the Graduate Coordinator, for important information about the program.

Funding opportunities within the department are posted on this page.