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Graduate School Application Deadline Dates

Fall Admission

January 15

Next business day if on weekend      

Final Deadline for the Ph.D. in Integrated Biosciences Program        

All supporting documents should be received at this time.

February 1

Next business day if on weekend

Final Deadline for the following programs:                               

  • Communication Disorders
  • Career Counseling & Placement
  • Career Counseling - Online
  • Mental Health Counseling (includes online option)
  • School Counseling (includes online option)
  • Social Work - Traditional Option (admits for fall only)

All supporting documents should be received at this time.

April 1

Next business day if on weekend

Final Deadline for all INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

All supporting documents should be received at this time.

 

Final Deadline for Higher Education Administration (online only)

July 1

Next business day if on weekend

Final Deadline for all other Graduate Programs

All supporting documents must be received at this time.

Spring Admission

September 1

Next business day if on weekend      

Final Deadline for all INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS                   

All supporting documents should be received at this time.

Note: Not all programs admit for the spring term.

October 1

Next business day if on weekend 

Final Deadline for below listed programs                  

  • Career Counseling & Placement
  • Career Counseling - Online
  • Mental Health Counseling (includes online option)
  • School Counseling (includes online option)

All supporting documents should be received at this time.

November 1

Next business day if on weekend

Final Deadline for all other Graduate Programs

All supporting documents must be received at this time.

Note:  Not all programs admit for the spring term.

 

Summer Admission

January 15

Next business day if on weekend      

Final Deadline for Social Work Program - Advanced Standing           
(admits for summer only
)

All supporting documents should be received at this time.           

April 30

Next business day if on weekend

Final Deadline - Only the programs listed below admit for summer

  • Digital Librarianship (Certificate Program)
  • Executive Master of Public Administration
  • Health Informatics (Certificate Program)
  • Information Policy & Management (Certificate Program)
  • Information Science (includes online program)
  • Library Science (includes online program)

All supporting documents should be received at this time.

No summer admissions  

INTERNATIONAL APPLCANTS 

The following programs admit only for the fall term:

  • Communication Disorders
  • PhD in Integrated Biosciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Work - Traditional Option

The following programs admit only for the summer term:

  • Social Work - Advanced Standing Option

The GRE is not required for the following programs:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Educational Technology
  • Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Information Science 
  • Library Science
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (general content with special education concentrations)
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration (MPA) 
  • Recreation Administration
  • School Administration
  • Social Work (advanced standing and traditional)
  • Special Education for Visually Impaired (MEd)

For law school admissions and deadline dates, please visit the School of Law website.

 
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