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
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.) 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.) 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 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 Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) N/A N/A Apr. 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.) 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 (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 Nov. 1 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
Social Work (M.S.W.)

Priority: Nov.1
Final: Feb. 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.) 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 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 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 June 15 N/A N/A
Certificate in Finance On Hold On Hold On Hold
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 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 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