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Graduate school diversity fair

Graduate School Diversity Fair

No matter who you are, you can become an expert in your field of study to accelerate your career by earning a graduate degree. During this virtual programming, you’ll meet with representatives from all of Arizona State University’s graduate programs, as well as Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona, and gather information covering a wide variety of disciplines and topics.

  • Receive tips for completing your graduate application and review admission requirements.
  • Explore career and graduate resources and speak with student organizations.
  • Learn about special funding opportunities to further your education.

 

Thursday, Feb. 25–Friday, Feb. 26, 2021

Register now to gain access to all the virtual booths and presentations.

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Virtual booths

Learn about the graduate programs that match your career interests. Join as many booths as you like, and come and go at any time during the allotted date and time. Links to enter the Zoom rooms will be shared once you register.

Thursday, Feb. 25, 3 – 6 p.m. (AZ time)
Friday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (AZ time)

Virtual booth zoom sessions

ASU Admission Services

Session description:  

Join ASU's graduate admission representatives to learn how to create a competitive admission application to one of ASU's 350+ master’s degree programs. We get it. Sometimes an undergrad degree is less than stellar. Personal statements are intimidating. 2020 was a crazy year...Is this the right time to pursue a masters degree? Click on this Zoom link to have a 1:1 conversation and work through your unique admission application concerns, uncover which degree is right for you, and learn how to stand out among other applicants.

University of Arizona Admission Services

Session description:  

To create a world where human potential is realized and we’re all working together to create solutions to big problems so that life in our communities, in Arizona and on our planet can thrive. That is the vision of the University of Arizona. Meet with us today to learn more about the 150 grad degrees offered in Tucson and around the world.

Northern Arizona University Admission Services

Session description:  

When you’re ready to elevate your future, Northern Arizona University is ready to help you climb. Meet with us 1:1 to get information about graduate school application deadlines, eligibility for study, and admissions policies. We look forward to meeting with you today!

ASU Career Services

Session description:  

93% of ASU graduate students who indicated they were looking for work were employed, started their own business or received at least one job offer within six months of graduation. What can you do to maximize the career resources at ASU? Click on this Zoom link to uncover the career services available to ASU grad students.

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Session description:  

Pursue your master's or doctoral degree at one of the top-ranked colleges of education in the world. Whether you enroll in a program that leads to teacher certification or a program that delves into a specialization such as policy or technology, here’s what you’ll find at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College: a community of lifelong learners, thinkers and doers convinced educators drive the most important and positive changes on the planet.

College of Global Futures

Session description:  

We all share a stake in the future. The School of Sustainability, School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Complex Adaptive Systems are dedicated to creating a sustainable, equitable, and vibrant future for everyone through grad degrees that give students the confidence to influence complex social, environmental, and technical systems. Click here to talk about the graduate degrees that prepare next-generation leaders with the knowledge, skills and mindsets to tackle complex global challenges.

W. P. Carey School of Business

Session description:  

W. P. Carey School of Business is one of the largest business schools in the U.S., managed by highly ranked departments empowering solutions in the classroom to real world business challenges. In as little as nine months, you won't just complete a masters degree; you'll strengthen your confidence in your expertise, sharpen your skills, and get an edge in a competitive job market.

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Session description:  

Whether you hope to launch your media career or take it to the next level, your goals can be accomplished with the Cronkite School's graduate journalism programs. USA Today, The New York Times, Times of London and American Journalism Review have all featured Cronkite’s “teaching hospital” method of education, which prepares students to be leaders in the news industry through cutting-edge professional programs in Phoenix, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions

Session description:  

Do you want to pursue a prestigous degree and influence the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities that we serve? Watts College, home to some of the highest ranked masters degree programs in the country such as the Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Social Work, MS Criminology and Criminal Justice, is also home to the most diverse student body at ASU which the highest percentage of minority, first generation, and working students. Join this Zoom meeting to have a 1:1 conversation and uncover which degree is right for you.

Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Session description:  

A graduate degree is a vital tool for many health care workers looking to advance their careers. Through it, students use evidence-based practices to gain valuable insight into specialized areas of need, ranging from clinical research management to gerontological research. By pursuing a graduate degree at Edson College, you will be prepared to lead health care teams and tackle problems beyond the training of a bachelor’s degree. Meet with us 1:1 at this exciting event to walk through admission requirements and uncover which degree is right for you.

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Session description:  

Built on a dynamic combination of STEM designated architecture and design disciplines, the visual arts, and the performing arts, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at ASU is unlike any other school in the nation. Grad students connect, fuse and merge fields across the university and into our professional community. Follow this link to review admission requirements for masters degrees in architecture, art, dance, design, digital culture, film, theatre, music and more, or create your own unique plan of study with our cross-institute degrees.

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Session description:  

The Diversity and Inclusion Initiative at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is designed to ensure ASU is a global leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion in engineering. Join our recruiters to learn more about this initiative, admission requirements, and this engineering community that is making an impact through use-inspired, interdisciplinary research.

College of Health Solutions

Session description:  

The College of Health Solutions offers a range of graduate degree programs to equip students to make a positive difference in health and health care. The college anticipates and responds to the need for highly qualified health professionals as the health industry transforms. Join us to learn more about our masters and doctoral programs in nutrition, exercise science, biomedical informatics, behavioral health, audiology, communication disorders, auditory and language neuroscience, and the science of health care delivery.

College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Session description:  

Whether you want to build your professional qualifications or dive deeper into an area of interest, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts graduate programs offer you a number of innovative options online, at the Polytechnic Campus, or at the Tempe Campus. Meet with us today to learn more about grad degrees in areas like counseling, organizational leadership, and user experience, and technical communication.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Humanities Division

Session description:  

Interested in pursuing graduate studies in the humanities? Stop by The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Division of Humanities booth to learn about programs offered by the English Department, the School of International Letters and Cultures and the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Social Sciences Division

Session description:  

The Division of Social Sciences within The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences comprises nine academic units offering a wide array of graduate programs and certificates in the social sciences. Stop by our booth to learn about programs offered by American Indian Studies, the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, the School of Politics and Global Studies, the School of Social Transformation, the School of Transborder Studies, the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, and the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Natural Sciences Divison

Session description:  

Interested in pursing a graduate STEM degree in the natural sciences at The College of Liberal Arts and Science? Stop by The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Natural Sciences booth to learn about programs offered by the School of Earth and Space Exploration, the School of Life Sciences, the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, the School of Molecular Sciences, the Department of Physics, and the Department of Psychology.

New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Session description:  

Are you interested in deepening your expertise in a specific field or industry at ASU's West Campus? New College graduate degrees focus on a personalized learning experience ensuring you have a broad way of looking at personal and professional interactions, goals, and how your decisions affect others. Meet with a recruiter now to uncover grad degree options in humanities, natural sciences, mathematics, and social and behavioral sciences.

Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Session description:  

For those who want to pursue a law career or wish to expand their legal knowledge, it is important to choose a reputable law school. ASU Law is ranked No. 24 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. ASU Law is committed to ensure students get a comprehensive and personalized education aligned to their diverse personal and professional goals. Follow this link to meet 1:1 with a representative to talk about the admission requirements, ways to stand out as an applicant, and learn more about the Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies, and Master of Sports Law and Business.

Thunderbird School of Global Management

Session description:  

With your global outlook and your passion for international management, you need a specialized graduate degree that goes beyond traditional business theory. Arizona State University's Thunderbird School of Global Management offers renowned master's degrees programs that deliver a cutting-edge, practical education in regional business, cross-cultural relations and geopolitical considerations, preparing you to lead business anywhere in the world. Meet with us today to learn more about the application, degrees, and the unique life-long alumni community.

The Princeton Review

Session description:  

The Princeton Review is a premiere test preparation organization providing many different types of test prep for exams such as the MCAT, LSAT, GRE and GMAT. TPR is also proud to have an amazing partnership with ASU to offer students with many opportunities and modalities to study and prepare for upcoming official exams.

Students can expect to receive personalized consultation advice, as well as instructions and discussion around what the partnership does and how they can use it.

 

 

 

Virtual presentations

Please join the Zoom session at the start of the presentation.

Thursday, Feb. 25 – Friday, Feb. 26

Virtual presentations Date AZ time

Welcome to ASU's Graduate School Diversity Fair

Session description:  

Begin your graduate school journey by attending this live welcome session. Join our keynote speaker, ASU professor and associate dean, Dr. Olga Davis, as she describes her academic journey, how she achieved her goals to improve the health and well-being of underserved populations, and how she continues to be intricately involved in promoting health among the African American community in Arizona.

ASU's director of graduate recruitment will follow this inspiring presentation with a brief rundown of the Graduate School Diversity Fair webinars and engagement opportunities to make sure you get the best experience from this event.

Date: Feb. 25
AZ time: 3  p.m.
Feb. 25 3  p.m.

ASU Alumni and Student Panel

Session description:  

Panelists — graduates of ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, the College of Health Solutions, the School of Sustainability, and Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions — will share their diverse range of experiences in graduate school. Their stories will help you see that you’re not alone on your academic journey. Others have gone before you and beside you, and even more will follow you to graduate school. Attend this session to understand how your background contributes to the classroom, and how you and your future classmates will be better prepared to impact industries and fields in the future because you traveled through graduate school together.

Date: Feb. 25
AZ time: 4  p.m.
Feb. 25 4  p.m.

Ways to Earn a Master's Degree: The advantages of flexible courses

Session description:  

There is no better time than the present to pursue a graduate degree. Flexible class schedules are designed with you in mind to ensure you’re able to achieve your goals while balancing work and life responsibilities outside of the classroom. Join this session to learn how students are earning master's degrees through online, evening, weekend and on-campus classroom options.

Date: Feb. 25
AZ time: 5  p.m.
Feb. 25 5  p.m.

Admission Application Tips Panel: How to stand out on paper

Session description:  

Whether you're applying to graduate school this year or down the road, now is the time to prepare. Attend this session hosted by admission experts from across the university to uncover application advice and plan your application timeline so you'll feel confident as you work toward applying to a graduate school program.

Date: Feb. 26
AZ time: 10  a.m.
Feb. 26 10  a.m.

ASU's Graduate College Resources: Maximize your graduate experience

Session description:  

Earning your graduate degree takes vision, hard work and commitment, and we want to make your experience better from start to finish with the resources, support and answers you need. Attend this session to build confidence asking for assistantships, funding, mentoring and more.

Date: Feb. 26
AZ time: 11  a.m.
Feb. 26 11  a.m.

Financial Aid at the Grad School Level

Session description:  

Attend this session to gain an understanding of federal financial aid, subsidized and unsubsidized loans, and private loans hosted by ASU's Financial Aid and Scholarship Services Office.

Date: Feb. 26
AZ time: 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 26 11:30 a.m.

ASU's Career and Professional Development Services

Session description:  

Did you know that 93 percent of ASU graduate students receive at least one job offer within six months of graduation? What can you do to maximize the career resources at ASU? Start by attending this webinar to uncover the career services available to students in ASU's graduate degree programs.

Date: Feb. 26
AZ time: noon 
Feb. 26 noon 

FAQs

Will there be presentations during this graduate school fair?

Yes. Virtual presentations will cover topics such as admission and application tips, graduate school and career resources, and more. All are offered on both days of the event.

What steps can I take to ensure my graduate admission application is as competitive as possible?

To find out what supplemental materials are required for your application and how to make yourself stand out to the admission committee, we recommend reaching out to your program of interest directly, since they set those requirements and will review your application for admission. You can find contact information for the program at the bottom of the program description page in the Academic Catalog.

What is the total cost of graduate school tuition?

Future ASU students can use our Tuition Estimator to get an idea of their tuition costs depending on campus, residency status and program of choice.

Can you connect me with an alumnus or current graduate student so I can hear about their experience?

Absolutely! Reach out to your program of interest and they can let you know of any alumni that you can reach out to. You can find contact information for the program at the bottom of the program description page in the Academic Catalog.

What is the job placement rate for graduate students after graduation?

93 percent of graduates who indicated they were looking for work were employed, started their own business or received at least one job offer within six months of graduation.

Which graduate degrees offer courses online, in the evenings or through a hybrid schedule?

ASU offers programs in a variety of modalities, which creates flexibility and options for our current and future students. To find out where a program is offered (whether on one of our campuses or online), you can look up your program of interest in the Graduate Degree Search.

How can I connect with graduate school representatives at ASU, NAU or UA after this event?

Please feel free to reach out to ASU’s Admission Services after this event at gograd@asu.edu. You can also connect with your department directly by finding their contact information at the bottom of their program page in the Graduate Degree Search.
To speak with a representative at NAU, contact graduate@nau.edu.
For assistance regarding programs with UA, contact gradadmissions@grad.arizona.edu.

FAQs

Yes. Virtual presentations will cover topics such as admission and application tips, graduate school and career resources, and more. All are offered on both days of the event.

To find out what supplemental materials are required for your application and how to make yourself stand out to the admission committee, we recommend reaching out to your program of interest directly, since they set those requirements and will review your application for admission. You can find contact information for the program at the bottom of the program description page in the Academic Catalog.

Future ASU students can use our Tuition Estimator to get an idea of their tuition costs depending on campus, residency status and program of choice.

Absolutely! Reach out to your program of interest and they can let you know of any alumni that you can reach out to. You can find contact information for the program at the bottom of the program description page in the Academic Catalog.

93 percent of graduates who indicated they were looking for work were employed, started their own business or received at least one job offer within six months of graduation.

ASU offers programs in a variety of modalities, which creates flexibility and options for our current and future students. To find out where a program is offered (whether on one of our campuses or online), you can look up your program of interest in the Graduate Degree Search.

Please feel free to reach out to ASU’s Admission Services after this event at gograd@asu.edu. You can also connect with your department directly by finding their contact information at the bottom of their program page in the Graduate Degree Search.
To speak with a representative at NAU, contact graduate@nau.edu.
For assistance regarding programs with UA, contact gradadmissions@grad.arizona.edu.