The Graduate School cultivates and supports academic excellence in graduate and professional education at the University of Houston. The University of Houston is a Carnegie Tier One Research University hosting an array of graduate and professional degrees in the Colleges of Architecture & Design
, the Arts
, Hotel and Restaurant Management
, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
, Natural Sciences and Mathematics
and the Graduate College of Social Work
, as well as the School of Nursing
. These colleges and schools offer 102 master's degrees, 46 doctoral degrees, and three professional degrees.