Why Grad School?

College of Graduate StudiesDiscover the Island University, the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast. With palm tree-lined pathways through the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a first-choice destination.

The Island offers more than 280 days of sunshine, a Gulf breeze and mild weather year-round. Offering more than 60 of the most popular degree programs in the state, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has proudly provided a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly rated degree programs since 1947. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is part of the Texas A&M System.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers nearly 40 graduate programs geared to equip students with essential leadership skills that will allow them to take the helm in their chosen fields and industries.

The Corpus Christi Bay is out our front door; Oso Bay is on our back porch. Padre Island, Mustang Island and the Gulf of Mexico are just minutes away. You'll find your favorite spot on one of our many public beaches. The Padre Island National Seashore, where you can see the endangered Kemp's Ridley turtles, is waiting for you to explore. It's the traditional college experience in a tropical setting.