Application 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

Special Note for International Students

All application materials must be submitted to the Graduate College through the Grad Rebel Gateway 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. If you are an international student applying to a fully online program and/or you will not need an F-1 visa, international student application deadlines do not apply and you may use the standard program deadline instead.

Special Note for Graduate Assistants

If you are applying for a graduate assistantship, all application materials must be submitted through the Grad Rebel Gateway by March 1 (fall semester) or Nov. 1 (spring semester) unless the department to which you are applying has an earlier deadline.

Application Requirements

View our full listing of our graduate programs and their standardized testing requirements.

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 Mar.1
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
Applied Economics and Data Intelligence (M.S.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Architecture (M.Arch.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Art (MFA) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Artist Diploma (A.D.) Mar. 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Astronomy (M.S., Ph.D.) Jan. 15 Aug. 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 / Civil & Environmental Engineering (Dual MBA/MSE) June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Business Administration
(MBA Evening)
July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Business Administration (Executive MBA) N/A N/A

Apr. 15 

Business Administration/Computer Science (Dual MBA/M.S.C.S) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 1
Business Administration/Dental Medicine (Dual MBA/D.M.D.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Business Administration/Healthcare Administration (Dual MBA/M.H.A.)

July 15

Nov. 15  Apr. 1
Business Administration/Hotel Administration (Dual MBA/M.S.)

July 15

Nov. 15  N/A
Business Administration / Law (Dual MBA/J.D.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Business Administration/Management Information Systems (Dual MBA/M.S.) July 15 Nov. 15 N/A

Business Administration/Medicine (Dual MBA/M.D.)

July 15 N/A N/A
Business Administration/Quantitative Finance MS (Dual MBA/M.S.)

Aug. 1

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.) June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.) Priority: Jan. 15
Final: Feb. 1
N/A N/A
Clinical Psychology PhD Dec 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.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Construction and Infrastructure Management M.S June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Couple and Family Therapy (M.S.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Criminal Justice (M.A.) Apr. 15 N/A N/A
Criminal Justice & Criminology (Ph.D.)

Feb. 1 (fall 2023 only)

Jan. 1 (all subsequent fall terms)

N/A N/A
Curriculum & Instruction (Ed.S.) Jan. 15 (For GA consideration)
May 1 (Final Deadline)
Oct. 1 Mar. 1
Curriculum & Instruction (M.Ed.) June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Curriculum & Instruction (M.S.) June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Curriculum & Instruction (Ed.D., Ph.D.) Jan. 15 (For GA consideration)
May 1 (Final Deadline)
Oct.1 Mar. 1
Cybersecurity (M.S.) Aug. 1 Dec.1 May 1
Cybersecurity/Management Information Systems (Dual M.S./M.S) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 1
Data Analytics M.S. Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 1
 Design M.Des. On Hold  On Hold On Hold
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.) April 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Educational Psychology (M.S., Ph.D.) Nov. 15 N/A N/A
Educational Psychology Ph.D./ Law (Dual Ph.D./J.D.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Electrical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) May 1 Dec.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 N/A 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
Executive Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) N/A N/A Mar. 15 (summer 2024)
Emergency and Crisis Management (M.S.)

Aug. 1

N/A 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
Health Physics (M.S.) June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Higher Education (M.Ed.) Mar. 15 Oct. 1  Mar. 15
Higher Education (Ph.D.)

Jan. 15 (priority)
Mar. 15 (final)

N/A N/A
Higher Education Ph.D./Law (Dual Ph.D./J.D.) Mar. 15 N/A N/A
History (M.A.) Mar. 15 Nov. 1 N/A
History (Ph.D.) Feb.1 N/A N/A
Hospitality Administration (Ph.D.) Jan. 1 N/A N/A
Hospitality Administration (M.H.A.) July 1 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Hotel Admin (M.S.)/Mgmt. Information Systems (Dual M.S.) July 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Hotel Administration (M.S.)
July 1
N/A N/A
Intercollegiate and Professional Sport Management (M.Ed.) Mar. 15 Oct. 15 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
Learning Sciences (Ph.D.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Management Information Systems (M.S.) Aug. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Materials and Nuclear Engineering M.S.  Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 1
Mathematics (M.S.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Mathematics (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.E., Ph.D.) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Doctor of Medical Physics (D.M.P.) June 15 N/A N/A
Music (M.M.) May 1 Nov. 15 May 15
Neuroscience (Ph.D.) Dec. 1 N/A N/A
Nursing (D.N.P.) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Nursing (M.S.N.)

Feb. 1

July 1 (Direct Entry subplan only)

N/A N/A
Nursing (Ph.D.) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Nutrition Sciences (M.S.) Apr. 15 Nov. 1 N/A
Occupational Therapy (O.T.D) N/A N/A

Nov. 1

Oral Biology (M.S.) N/A N/A Dec. 15
Oral Biology (Ph.D.) Jan. 1 N/A N/A
Performance (D.M.A.) May 1 Nov. 15 May 15
Psychological and Brain Sciences PhD Dec. 1 N/A N/A
Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) N/A N/A Sep. 1
Physics (M.S., Ph.D.) Jan. 15 Aug. 15 N/A
Political Science (M.A.)

 

Feb. 1

 

N/A N/A
Political Science (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Post-Professional Occupational Therapy (O.T.D) N/A N/A On hold
Public Administration (M.P.A.) June 1 Dec. 1 Mar. 1
Public Affairs (Ph.D.) April 1 N/A N/A
Public Health/Doctor of Medicine (Dual M.P.H/M.D) Mar. 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Public Health (M.P.H.) Mar. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
Public Health (Ph.D.) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Public Policy (D.P.P.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Quantitative Finance (M.S.) June 1 N/A N/A
Radiochemistry (Ph.D.) Feb. 1 Oct. 1 N/A
School Counseling (M. Ed.) Priority: Jan. 15
Final: Feb. 1
N/A N/A
School Psychology (Ed.S.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
School Psychology (Ph.D.) Dec. 15 N/A N/A
Social Work (M.S.W.) Priority: Nov. 1
Final: Apr. 1
N/A N/A
Social Work (M.S.W.) - Advanced Standing N/A N/A

Priority: Nov. 1
Final: Dec. 1

Social Work/Law (Dual M.S.W./J.D.)

Apr. 1

N/A N/A
Sociology (Ph.D.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Special Education (M.Ed.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 15
Special Education (Ph.D)

Priority: Jan. 15
Final: Mar. 1

Sept. 1 N/A
Special Education Ph.D./Law (Dual Ph.D./J.D.) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Teacher Education (Ph.D.) Jan. 15 (for GA consideration)
May 1 (final deadline)
Oct. 1 Mar. 1
Theatre (M.A., MFA)

Priority: Mar. 15
Final: June 1

N/A N/A
Urban Leadership (M.A.)

Aug. 1

Dec. 1

N/A
Water Resources Management (M.S.) Apr. 1 Nov. 1 N/A

Certificate Program Application Deadlines

Certificate Program Fall
Deadline
Spring
Deadline
Summer
Deadline
Certificate (Advanced) in Addiction Studies Priority: Jan. 15
Final: Feb. 1
N/A N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Medical Physics June 15 Nov. 15 N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Mental Health Counseling Priority: Jan. 15
Final: Feb. 1
N/A N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Mixed Methods Research Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Nursing Education Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for FNP N/A July 1 N/A
Certificate (Advanced) in Qualitative Research (applications open soon) Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 1
Certificate (Conditional Licensure) for Elementary Teaching June 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Certificate (Conditional Licensure) for Secondary Teaching June 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Certificate in Business Administration July 15 Dec. 1 N/A
Certificate in Career and Technical Education June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in Chief Diversity Officer in Higher Education May 1 Dec. 1 May 15
Certificate in College Sport Leadership May 1 Dec. 1 N/A
Certificate in Cybersecurity Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 1
Certificate in Data Analytics On Hold On Hold On Hold
Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education - Infancy July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 15
Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education - Preschool July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 15
Certificate in Emergency Management Cybersecurity Aug. 1 N/A N/A
Certificate in English Language Acquisition & Development (ELAD) July 15 N/A Apr. 15
Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Aug. 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Certificate in Gaming Management July 1 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Certificate in Global Teaching June 1

Nov. 1

Mar. 15
Certificate in Global Teaching Research June 1

Nov. 1

Mar. 15
Certificate in Higher Education May 1 Dec. 1 May 1
Certificate in Hospitality Design July 1 N/A N/A
Certificate in Infection Prevention Mar. 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Certificate in K-8 Integrated STEM Education June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in Leadership for Teachers and Professionals June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in Leadership in English Language Acquisition & Development (ELAD) July 15 N/A Apr. 15
Certificate in Management Information Systems Aug. 1 Nov. 15 N/A
Certificate in Multicultural Education June 1 Nov. 1 Mar. 15
Certificate in Nonprofit Management June 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 Post-Secondary Mathematics Education

Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 1
Certificate in Program Evaluation and Assessment Aug. 1

Dec. 1

May 15
Certificate in Public Health Mar. 1 Nov. 1 N/A
Certificate in Public Management Aug. 1 Dec. 1 May 1
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 Special Education July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 15
Certificate in Strategic Digital & Social Media May 1 Dec. 1 May 1
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