The Graduate School

Graduate School Calendar

See the Academic Calendar for registration deadlines, holidays, etc.

The Graduate School Calendar is subject to change.

 

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Fall
2021

U.S. Student Application Deadline*

Dec 20

April 15

Aug 15

International Student Application Deadline*

Oct 30

Feb 28

April 30

New Graduate Fellowship Application Deadline

Dec 15

n/a

May 1

New Graduate Fellowship Renewal Application Deadline

n/a

n/a

Aug 18

Graduate Student Orientation

Online

Online

Online

Classes Begin

Jan 11

May 10

Aug 23

Final Date to Request Thesis/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy to Supervising Committee

Defense may take place via Zoom. Please ensure that you make any corrections suggested by your committee quickly to meet the submission deadline.

Mar 29

July 5

Nov 5

Final Date to Submit Approved Thesis/Dissertation/DNP Project to The Graduate School for Mechanical Check

Manuscripts submitted after the deadline will be processed as time permits.

April 12

July 19

Nov 19

 

The following programs have department specific deadlines. If your program is not listed here, follow the US Student Application Deadline or International Student Application Deadline above.

For programs with rolling admissions, applicants can usually expect a decision within ten business days of receipt of all application documents. Other programs will render and deliver admission decisions as of the date listed.

 

 

Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

MA Art History*

n/a

US: Mar 15

Intl: Mar 15

(Rolling Admission)

US: Oct 15

Intl: Sept 30

(Rolling Admission)

Master of Fine Arts

n/a

US: Mar 15

Intl: Mar 15

(Rolling Admission)

US: Oct 15

Intl: Sept 30

(Rolling Admission)

MBA - Accelerated Program*

Please see department webpage

Executive MBA Healthcare Management*

n/a

n/a

Jan 1

(odd years only)

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MS Biology

US/Intl: April 1

Decision Date: Apr 15

US/Intl: April 1

Decision Date: Apr 15

US/Intl: Sept 1

Decision Date: Sept 15

MS Clinical Psychology

Please see department webpage

MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Please see department webpage

MA in English

n/a

US: July 1

Intl: April 30

(Rolling Admissions)

US: Nov 1

Intl: Sept 30

(Rolling Admissions)

MS Health Sciences*

US: April 1

Intl: Feb 28

(Rolling Admissions)

US: July 21

Intl: April 30

(Rolling Admissions)

US: Nov 21

Intl: Sept 30

(Rolling Admissions)

MS Kinesiology

US/Intl: May1

(Rolling Admissions)

US/Intl: Aug 1

(Rolling Admissions)

US/Intl: Dec 1

(Rolling Admissions)

MS Math*

n/a

US: Feb 15

Intl: Feb 15

Decision Date: Mar 15

US: Nov 1

Intl: Sept 30

Decision Date: Nov 20

MSN Administration & Certificate*

n/a

June 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MSN Education*

n/a

June 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MSN Education Certificate*

Mar 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner & Certificate*

n/a

June 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MSN Nursing Informatics, Quality & Safety*

n/a

June 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

Nov 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

Nursing Informatics, Quality & Safety Certificate*

n/a

Aug 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

Dec 20

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner & Certificate*

n/a

Mar 1

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: Apr 1

 

MOT Occupational Therapy

n/a

US: Mar 1

Intl: Mar 1

Decision Date: May 1

n/a

MEd Reading*

April 15

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

n/a

MA School Counseling

Mar 19

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

n/a

MEd Special Education*

Mar 19

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

n/a

PhD Clinical Psychology

Please see department webpage

PhD Human Resource Development*

n/a

April 1

Decision Date: May 1

n/a

PhD Nursing*

April 30

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: May 31

n/a

n/a

Doctor of Nursing Practice*

Mar 1

(No Intl Admission)

(Rolling Admissions)

n/a

n/a

EdD School Improvement*

n/a

Mar 1

(No Intl Admission)

Decision Date: April 1

n/a

 

* These are preferred deadlines. Applications received after this date will be processed as time permits, but may not be processed in time for the listed term.