Application Deadlines

Below are application deadlines for both domestic and international students, as well as for prospective graduate assistants. Please note that all applications are closed at 11:59 p.m. PST on the given day below.

Special Note on Graduate Assistantships

If you are applying for an assistantship, all application materials must be received by March 1 (Fall Semester) or Nov. 1 (Spring Semester) unless the department to which you are applying has an earlier deadline.

Special Note for International Students

All application materials must be in to the Graduate College by May 1 (Fall Semester) or Oct. 1 (Spring Semester) unless the department to which you are applying has an earlier deadline, or you are also applying for a Graduate Assistantship.

Departmental Deadlines

All applications and supporting documents must be in to the Graduate College and the department by the following dates in order to be considered for admission.
N/A = Not Applicable - Program does not admit for this semester.
Closed = Program Eliminated by Board of Regents June 2010

Degree Program Application Deadlines

Degree Program Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Accounting (M.S.) - Domestic Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 15
Accounting (M.S.) - International May 1 Oct. 1 Apr. 15
Aerospace Engineering (M.S.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Anthropology (M.A.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Anthropology (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Architecture (M.Arch.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Art (MFA) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Artist Diploma (A.D.) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Astronomy (M.S., Ph.D.) May. 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Biochemistry (M.S.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Biological Sciences (M.S., Ph.D.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Biomedical Engineering (M.S.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Business Administration
(MBA Evening) Domestic Students
July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Business Administration
(MBA Evening) International Students
May 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Business Administration / Law (Dual MBA/J.D.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Business Administration (Executive MBA) N/A N/A Apr. 1
Business Administration/Hotel Administration (Dual MBA/M.S.) July 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Business Administration/Management Information Systems (Dual MBA/M.S.) July 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Business Administration/Dental Medicine (Dual MBA/D.M.D.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Chemistry (M.S.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Chemistry (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Civil Engineering (M.S.E., Ph.D.) Domestic Students June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Civil Engineering (M.S.E., Ph.D.) International Students Mar. 15 Aug. 30 N/A
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Communications Studies (M.A.)

Priority: Jan. 15
Final: Mar. 1

N/A N/A
Computer Science (M.S.C.S., Ph.D.) Domestic Students June 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Computer Science (M.S.C.S., Ph.D.) International Students Feb. 1 Oct 1 N/A
Construction Management (M.S.C.M.) Domestic Students June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Construction Management (M.S.C.M.) International Students Mar. 15 Aug. 30 N/A
Criminal Justice (M.A.) Apr. 15 N/A N/A
Criminal Justice & Criminology (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Curriculum & Instruction (Ed.S.) By dept approval By dept approval By dept approval
Curriculum & Instruction (M.Ed.) June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Curriculum & Instruction (M.S.) By dept approval By dept approval By dept approval
Curriculum & Instruction (Ed.D., Ph.D.) Dec. 1  N/A N/A
Data Analytics and Applied Economics (M.S.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Early Childhood Education (M.Ed.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 15
Economics (M.A.) June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Economics / Mathematics (Dual M.A., M.S.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Educational Policy and Leadership (M.Ed.) Apr. 15 Nov.15 N/A
Educational Psychology (M.S., Ph.D.) Mar. 15 N/A N/A
Electrical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Electrical Engineering / Math (Dual M.S.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Electrical Engineering / Math (Dual M.S./Ph.D.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
English Language Learning (M.Ed.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 15
English (MFA Creative Writing) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
English (Ph.D.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
English (M.A.) Jan. 15 Nov. 1 N/A
Environmental Science (M.S.) On Hold On Hold On Hold
Environmental Science (Ph.D.) On Hold On Hold On Hold
Executive Crisis and Emergency Management (M.S.) May 15 Dec. 1 N/A
Exercise Physiology (M.S.) Jun. 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Film - Writing for Dramatic Media (MFA) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Foreign Language – Hispanic Studies (M.A.) May 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Geoscience (M.S., Ph.D.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Health Care Administration (M.H.A.) Apr. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Health Care Administration (Executive M.H.A.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Healthcare Interior Design (M.H.I.D.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Health Physics (M.S.) Jun. 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Higher Education (M.Ed.) Mar. 15 Oct. 15 Mar. 15
Higher Education (Ph.D.) Mar. 15 N/A N/A
History (M.A.) Apr. 15 Nov. 1 N/A
History (Ph.D.) Feb.1 N/A N/A
Hospitality Administration (Ph.D.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Hospitality Administration (M.H.A.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Hotel Admin (M.S.)/Mgmt. Information Systems (Dual M.S.) July 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Hotel Administration (M.S.) Domestic Students Aug. 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Hotel Administration (M.S.) International Students May 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (Ph.D.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 15
Journalism & Media Studies (M.A.) Mar. 15 N/A N/A
Kinesiology (M.S.) Jun. 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Kinesiology (Ph.D.) Jun. 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Learning Sciences (Ph.D.) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Management Information Systems (M.S.) Domestic Students Aug. 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Management Information Systems (M.S.) International Students May 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Marriage & Family Therapy (M.S.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Materials & Nuclear Engineering (M.S.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Mathematics (M.S.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Mathematics (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.E., Ph.D.) Domestic Students Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.E., Ph.D.) International Students May 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Doctor of Medical Physics (D.M.P.) July 1 (For Fall 2017 only)
June 15 (For subsequent fall terms)
N/A N/A
Music (M.M., D.M.A.) May 1 Nov. 15 May 15
Nursing (M.S.N.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Nursing (Ph.D.) Apr. 1 N/A N/A
Nutrition Sciences (M.S.) June 1 (For Fall 2017 only)
Mar. 15 (For subsequent fall terms)
Nov. 15 N/A
Nursing (Doctor of Nursing Practice) June 1 N/A N/A
Oral Biology (M.S.) N/A N/A Mar. 1
Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) N/A N/A Nov. 1
Physics (M.S., Ph.D.) May 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Political Science (M.A.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Political Science (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Psychology (Ph.D. - Clinical Track) Dec. 1 N/A N/A
Psychology (Ph.D. - Experimental Track) Dec. 1 N/A N/A
Public Administration (M.P.A.) Jun. 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 1
Public Affairs (Ph.D.) Apr. 1 N/A N/A
Public Health (M.P.H.) Apr. 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Public Health (Ph.D.) Apr. 1 N/A N/A
Radiochemistry (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
School Counseling (M. Ed.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
School Psychology (Ed.S.) Mar. 15 N/A N/A
Social Work (M.S.W.)

Priority: Nov.1
Final: March 1

N/A N/A
Social Work (M.S.W.) - Advanced Standing N/A N/A

Priority: Nov.1
Final: Feb. 1

Social Work/Law (Dual M.S.W./J.D.) March 1 N/A N/A
Sociology (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Special Education (M.Ed.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 15
Special Education (Ph.D) March 1 Sept. 1 N/A
Teacher Education (Ph.D.) Dec. 1 N/A N/A
Theatre (M.A., MFA) Aug. 1 N/A N/A
Transportation (M.S.T.) Domestic Students June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Transportation (M.S.T.) International Students Mar. 15 Aug. 30 N/A
Urban Leadership (M.A.) June 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Water Resources Management (M.S.) Apr. 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Workforce Development and Organizational Leadership
(Ph.D.)
On Hold On Hold On Hold

Certificate Program Application Deadlines

Certificate Program Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Certificate (Advanced) in Addiction Studies Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Family Nurse Practitioner Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Forensic Social Work On Hold On Hold On Hold
Certificate (Advanced) in Medical Physics June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Mental Health Counseling Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Nursing Education Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Certificate (Conditional Licensure) for Elementary Teaching June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate (Conditional Licensure) for Secondary Teaching June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate (Post-Graduate) in Biobehavioral Nursing July 1 N/A N/A
Certificate (Post-Masters) in Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Closed Closed Closed
Certificate in Business Administration July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Certificate in Career and Technical Education June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in Chief Diversity Officer in Higher Education Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 15
Certificate in College Sport Leadership Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Certificate in Data Analytics N/A N/A May 1
Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education - Infancy May 1 N/A N/A
Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education - Preschool May 1 N/A N/A
Certificate in Emergency Crisis Management Cybersecurity May 15 Dec. 1 N/A
Certificate in Finance On Hold On Hold On Hold
Certificate in Higher Education May 1 Dec. 1 May 1
Certificate in Hospitality Design July 1 N/A N/A
Certificate in Infection Prevention Apr. 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Certificate in Leadership for Teachers and Professionals June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in Management On Hold On Hold On Hold
Certificate in Management Information Systems Aug. 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Certificate in Multicultural Education June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in New Venture Management Aug. 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Certificate in Nonprofit Management Jun. 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 1
Certificate in Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineering Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 15
Certificate in Nuclear Safeguards and Security Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Certificate in Online Teaching and Training June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in Program Evaluation and Assessment Aug. 1

Dec. 1

May 15
Certificate in Public Health Apr. 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Certificate in Public Management N/A Nov. 1 N/A
Certificate in Quantitative Psychology Mar. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Certificate in Solar and Renewable Energy Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Certificate in Social Justice Studies June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in Social Science Methods Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Certificate in Spanish Translation May 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Certificate in Teacher Licensure: K-12 Music Apr. 1 Nov. 1 May 10
Certificate in Writing for Dramatic Media Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A