Graduate Application Deadlines

The application deadlines listed below apply to MOST graduate programs. To find out if your program of interest has a deadline or to view what semesters they admit students for, please visit the Graduate Programs page and select your program of interest and click the drop down menu on “Deadlines”.

Traditional Master’s & Certificate Programs

Traditional semesters run for 16 weeks and consist of face-to-face instruction, online curriculum or hybrid instruction.

Applications will be accepted year round and prospective students are encouraged to apply at least 2 months before classes start to ensure a timely application review.  Applying early will also give prospective students the best opportunity to be considered for scholarships and other possible funding opportunities.

The following master's degree programs only admit once a year during the Fall semester and do have an application deadline:

  • Clinical Psychology (MA): March 31st
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders (MS): February 1st
  • Experimental Psychology (MA): March 31st
  • Occupational Therapy (MS): February 1st
  • Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS): September 1st

Accelerated Online Master’s & Certificate Programs

Accelerated online semesters run for 7 weeks and are fully online courses. You may take up to 2 courses per module and finish in as early as twelve months.

  • Summer 2019 Module I: March 24th
  • Summer 2019 Module II: May 19th
  • Fall 2019 Module I: July 21st
  • Fall 2019 Module II: September 15th

Doctoral Programs

  • Business Administration (PhD)
    Fall: February 1st

  • Educational Leadership (EdD)
    Fall: February 1st

  • Rehabilitation Counseling (PhD)
    Fall: March 31 st

  • Curriculum and Instruction (EdD)
    Fall: April 15 th

  • Clinical Psychology (PhD)
    Fall: December 1st 

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