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 Notes 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 Notes for International Students

All application materials must be into 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.

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

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 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 Mar. 1
Business Administration / Law (Dual MBA/J.D.) July 15 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Business Administration (Executive MBA) N/A N/A Apr. 15
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

Oct. 15 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
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 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.) Jan. 17 (For Fall 2020 Only)
Jan. 15 (For subsequent fall terms)
N/A 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.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Electrical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) May 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 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
Environmental Science (M.S.) On Hold On Hold On Hold
Environmental Science (Ph.D.) On Hold On Hold On Hold
Executive Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) N/A N/A Mar. 15
Emergency and Crisis Management (M.S.) Apr. 15 N/A N/A
Exercise Physiology (M.S.) On Hold On Hold On Hold
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.) Jan. 15 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.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
Higher Education Ph.D./Law (Dual Ph.D./J.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 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.) Domestic Students July 15 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
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
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 Oct. 15 (For Spring 2020 only)
Oct 1 (For subsequent spring terms)
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.) June 15 N/A N/A
Music (M.M., D.M.A.) May 1 Nov. 15 May 15
Neuroscience (Ph.D.)

Jan. 15 (For Fall 2020 only)
Dec. 1 (For subsequent fall terms)

N/A N/A
Nursing (D.N.P.) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Nursing (M.S.N.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
Nursing (Ph.D.) Mar. 1 N/A N/A
Nutrition Sciences (M.S.) Mar. 15 Nov. 15 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
Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) N/A N/A Oct. 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
Post-Professional Occupational Therapy (O.T.D) N/A N/A Apr. 15
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 Dec. 1 (For Spring 2020 only)
Nov. 1 (For subsequent spring terms)
Mar. 1
Public Affairs (Ph.D.) April 1 N/A 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.) Apr. 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.) Feb. 1 N/A N/A
School Psychology (Ed.S.) Jan. 15 N/A N/A
School Psychology (Ph.D.) Jan. 15 (For Fall 2020 only)
Dec. 15 (For subsequent fall terms)
N/A N/A
Social Work (M.S.W.)

Priority: Nov.1
Final: Dec 15

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.) Dec. 15 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)

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.) 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 On Hold On Hold On Hold
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 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 Crisis Management Cybersecurity N/A Dec. 1 N/A
Certificate in Finance On Hold On Hold On Hold
Certificate in Gaming Management July 1 Nov. 15 Apr. 1
Certificate in Global Teaching June 1

Dec. 1 -- Spring 2020 only

Nov. 1 -- Subsequent spring terms

Mar. 15
Certificate in Global Teaching Research June 1

Dec. 1 -- Spring 2020 only

Nov. 1 -- Subsequent spring terms

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 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 Mar. 1 Oct. 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 Teacher Licensure: K-12 Music Apr. 1 Nov. 1 May 10
Certificate in Writing for Dramatic Media Aug. 1 Dec. 1 N/A