How to Apply & Deadlines

Graduate Admissions

For ALL Graduate Programs

Incomplete Applications

  • School of Education application deadlines are strict.
  • All application materials, including letters of recommendation and official test scores, must be received by the application deadline.  Applications that are incomplete after the deadline will NOT be reviewed for admission.
  • All application materials are submitted electronically.
  • Applicants are responsible for monitoring their application status and ensuring that their application, including letters of recommendation and matched official test scores, (if required by the program) is complete by the application deadline.
  • Test scores must be matched to your application by the deadline.
  • Test scores can only be matched after an application has been submitted.  It can take up to two weeks for scores to be matched to a submitted application.

    GRE test scores: Recommended Minimum GRE-Verbal > 50th percentile 159, GRE-Quantitative > 50th percentile 158

Application deadlines for individual programs are listed below.

For MSA, MSA-Flex and MEDX, please be sure to thoroughly read through the application instructions.

For PhD, EdD, MAT, MA in Education and the MEd in School Counseling, please be sure to thoroughly read through the Graduate School’s Information for Applicants and the program specific application information details (Program & Degrees admissions deadlines).  Your program specific application information details page also acts as your program specific application instructions.  It is suggested that you print this information and have it available when you are progressing through the online application.

NOTE: Most of the financial support available to graduate students is based within individual programs. In addition, a limited amount of financial support is available from The Graduate School and is based upon nominations from individual programs. In order to allow sufficient time for your program to nominate you for Graduate School fellowships, your application (including all uploads and attached test scores) needs to be complete by December 12, 2017.

Program Degree Admission Term Deadline
Curriculum and Instruction Ed.D. Fall 2018 Mar. 13, 2018
Education Ph.D. Fall 2018 Feb. 13, 2018
Educational Leadership Ed.S./Ed.D. Fall 2018 March 13, 2018
School Psychology Ph.D. Fall 2018 Apr. 10, 2018
Master of Arts in Teaching M.A.T. Summer 2018 Feb. 13, 2018
Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship M.A. Fall 2018

Mar. 1, 2018
For financial award consideration

Jun. 12, 2018
Final deadline

School Counseling M.Ed. Summer I 2018 Jan. 9, 2018
Education for Experienced Teachers (MEDX) M.Ed. Summer I 2018 March 13, 2018
School Administration, On-Campus, Full-Time M.S.A. Fall 2018 March 13, 2018
School Administration, Off-Campus Flex M.S.A. Spring 2018 Nov. 14, 2017

In addition to the general application instructions each program also has its own set of Supplemental Instructions.  Please refer to those instructions for a full explanation of your program specific admissions requirements.  MEDX applicants please note that there are different supplemental instructions for different content areas.  Failure to follow the supplemental instructions for your program may result in your application being incomplete and invalid for review.