The Graduate School

The Graduate School is responsible for dissemination of information regarding Tuskegee University’s graduate programs, recruiting graduate students and monitoring their progress from admission through graduation. The staff of the Graduate School works closely with department heads, graduate program directors, and academic deans of units that offer graduate degrees, as well as the Registrar's Office.

Tuskegee University currently offers twenty (20) graduate programs  including four (4) at the doctorate level. All of our graduate programs are thesis/dissertation based with the exception of the Master of Science Program in Occupational Therapy. There are a few thesis based Master of Science Programs which also offer non-thesis based degrees. Please visit the links at the bottom of this page to learn the various services available through this office.

Dean  Executive Secretary Assistant Dean

Dr. Shaik Jeelani
SHAIK JEELANI, Ph.D., P.E. Fellow ASME
Dean of Graduate School & VP of Research
John A. Kenney Hall, #44-320
Email: sjeelani@tuskegee.edu 
Office phone: (334) 727-8970
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Kimberly Pointer

KIMBERLY A. POINTER, B.S.
Executive Secretary to the Dean
Tuskegee University - Graduate School Office 
John A. Kenney Hall, Suite #44-318 
1200 W. Montgomery Road/ Tuskegee, AL 36088
Email: kpointer@tuskegee.edu
 Office phone: (334) 725-2371
Fax: 334-725-2367
Email: graduateschool@tuskegee.edu

Dr. Robert S. Laney
ROBERT L. LANEY, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean of Graduate School
John A. Kenney Hall, #44-317
Email: rlaney@tuskegee.edu 
Office phone: (334) 724-4194 
Email: graduateschool@tuskegee.edu

Graduate School Deadlines

 Application of Admission
You may apply for admission anytime. It takes approximately 90 days to complete processing all paperwork for a student to arrive on campus to start his/her graduate study.

October 17, 2018
Deadline for Admission to Candidacy for Master's/Doctoral Students planning to complete degree requirements in Spring 2019.

January 18, 2019
Deadline for Application for Graduation for Master's/Doctoral Students planning to complete degree requirements in Spring 2019.

April 5, 2019
Last day to submit final copies of Graduate Theses/Dissertations to the Graduate School for Students planning to participate in May 2019 Commencement.

April 26, 2019
Deadline for application for Admission to Candidacy for Master's/Doctoral Students planning to complete degree requirements in Summer 2019.

June 10, 2019
Deadline for application for Graduation for Master's/Doctoral Students planning to complete degree requirements in Summer 2019.

July 8, 2019
Last day to submit final copies of Graduate Theses/Dissertations to the Graduate School for students planning to participate in July 2019 Commencement.