Contact a Graduate Program Advisor

In the College of Health and Public Service, Graduate Students have access to both a discipline-specific Faculty Advisor and a Graduate Academic Advisor. Faculty Advisors provide career and research mentorship, while Graduate Advising focuses on degree planning, graduate milestone progress and navigating university policies and procedures.

Graduate students are encouraged to schedule regular appointments with their advisor for questions concerning, but not limited to:

  • Degree Requirements
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Probation & Suspension
  • Graduation
  • Other General Advising Questions & Concerns

For general questions, reach out to the HPS Senior Graduate Academic Advisor, Maati Wise-Ka'awa.

For a specific graduate program, reach out directly to a departmental contact listed below.


Find our office
 Chilton Hall, Suite 289D
  410 S. Avenue C
  Denton, TX 76201

Graduate Advising Contacts

Program Advising Contact Advising Email

Applied Behavior Analysis, MA

Micah Hope

Audiology, AuD

Dr. Sharon Miller

Behavior Analysis, MS

Micah Hope, MS, BCBA

Criminal Justice, MS 

Dr. Brooke Nodeland

Criminal Justice, MS - ONLINE

Dr. Brooke Nodeland

Emergency Management & Disaster Science, MS

Dr. Mary Nelan

Health Sciences, PhD

Dr. Rachita Sharma

Health Services Administration, MS

Dr. Liam O'Neill

Public Administration, MPA

Dr. Bob Bland

Public Administration & Management, PhD

Dr. Hee Soun Jang

Rehabilitation Counseling, MS

Dr. Justin Watts

Social Work, MSW

Dr. Rosalind Evans

Speech-Language Pathology, MS

Dr. Kat Aoyama


Resources for Graduate Students

Apply for graduation
We recommend meeting with your advisor the semester before you wish to graduate in order to confirm graduation requirements.

Graduation applications are done through the MyUNT portal. Graduation deadlines are often early in the term, so make sure you apply at the beginning of the semester you want to graduate. 

HPS Graduate Advising

We’ll guide you from start to finish, helping you explore careers, select courses, meet university requirements, prepare for graduation and more to ensure you have a meaningful graduate experience at UNT.
 Chilton Hall, Suite 289D
  410 S. Avenue C
  Denton, TX 76201

Physical/Shipping Address
UNT College of Health and Public Service
Chilton Hall, Suite 289D
410 S. Avenue C
Denton, TX 76201

Mailing Address
UNT College of Health and Public Service
1155 Union Circle #305248
Denton, TX 76203

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