Academic Affairs


Welcome to the Office of Academic Affairs

As a growing and dynamic institution, academics are at the heart of who we are and what we do. The Office of Academic Affairs is dedicated to carrying out the academic mission of the university by administering an outstanding array of undergraduate and graduate programs and fostering the success of our faculty and students.

The campus’ rich academic portfolio includes 80 undergraduate degrees, 50 graduate and professional schools and over 20 online bachelor’s and graduate degrees.


Spotlight on our Faculty, Staff, and Students

  • Faculty Spotlight

    SHSU's 2016 Faculty Excellence Awards winners

    Four Honored With Faculty Excellence Awards

    Four Sam Houston State University professors whose teaching, scholarly accomplishments, service, and academic engagement stand out among their peers have been honored with SHSU’s 2016 Faculty Excellence Awards. 

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  • Theatre @ Sam

    Prior Theatre

    Professor Celebrates Shakespeare With International Performances

    Thomas Prior, associate professor of theatre, is nearing the end of a three-month faculty development leave, during which he has directed and acted in a play with the Prague Shakespeare Company.

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