ELITE Graduate Program

   

"Graduate Excellence in Learning: Improving Through Education"

US Department of Education logoTexas A&M University-Corpus Christi received $2.8 million from the U.S. Department of Education in September 2009 for "Continuing the Title V Pipeline in Graduate Education" under the Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi was one of only 22 Hispanic Serving Institutions in the nation to receive funding under this new Title V grant provision.

Through the Title V-Graduate Programs department, the ELITE Graduate Program was developed to promote graduate excellence in learning by expanding educational opportunities, improving academic attainment, and enhancing post baccalaureate program quality and culture at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for low income, first generation, and Hispanic students.

Mission/Objectives: To promote graduate excellence in learning by expanding educational opportunities, improving academic attainment, and enhancing post baccalaureate program quality and culture at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for low income, first generation, and Hispanic students.

 

 

 Goals:

    • To increase the number of post baccalaureate students who will succeed academically and obtain their graduate degrees.
    • To increase the quality of classroom and laboratory instruction through a graduate faculty development component aimed at enhancing the teaching and pedagogical skills of the faculty.
    • To increase post baccalaureate student research engagement in their selected areas of discipline and within their career path in order to enhance their critical thinking and analytical inquiry skills, prepare students for careers after graduation and increase retention and completion.
    • To increase the quality and quantity of post baccalaureate student instructional offices, labs, classrooms and other resources, including technology.

       

 


IMPORTANT PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Currently the ELITE Graduate Program has reached the program's student enrollment capacity. No new applications will be taken at this time.

Student and faculty travel funds have been expended for 2014.

If you need additional information please contact Elizabeth Shope at 361-825-2510

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