Office of International AffairsICASALS



Application to the Master of Arts or Master of Science degree program in Interdisciplinary Studies follows the standard admission policy to other graduate degree programs.  Admission to the program is open to applicants from a variety of graduate and undergraduate degree programs as the program seeks to involve applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Applicants must complete the Applications forms for Texas Tech University Graduate School. Forms can be requested by phone or in writing from:  Texas Tech UniversityOffice of Graduate AdmissionsBox 41030Lubbock, TX 79409-1030Phone (806) 742-2787  FAX (806) 742-4038Applications forms can be filled online at: or can be downloaded from 

In all cases, please inform the International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies (ICASALS) that you have submitted an application.

International Center for Arid and Semiarid Land Studies(ICASALS)

Texas Tech University

P.O. Box 41036

Lubbock, TX 79409-5004

Phone (806) 742-2218 

FAX (806) 742-1954

Send email to:

APPLICATION SCHEDULE: There are no official deadlines for U.S. citizens, who may apply at any time and, upon acceptance, begin their graduate study in either fall or spring semester. Students wishing to be considered for financial assistance should follow the following deadlines:January 15: A completed application should be received by the Graduate School to be considered for financial assistance.  Applicants are encouraged to contact the Graduate School regarding scholarships or fellowships.March 1: Notification of acceptance into the ALSID Program. 

International applicants: Please refer to the admission requirements and deadlines imposed by the Graduate School at the website: Applicants seeking financial assistance can obtain information at the same website.