Stephen F. Austin State University

Graduate School

Reasons to go to Graduate School

  1. To acquire specialized knowledge in a specific area of study
  2. The occupation you pursue requires additional education beyond a bachelor's degree
  3. For advancement within your career field

Post Baccalaureate Options

Professional School

Graduate School

If you do want to continue your advance study with a graduate degree check out the options at SFA! Email the SFA Graduate School with any questions at

Immediate entry vs. delayed entry

Some undergraduate students struggle when faced with the decision to enter straight into graduate school or obtain real work experience before pursuing a graduate degree. There is no set answer. You must consider your career goals, the requirements of your career and job/salary prospects before making such a decision.

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