Academic Terms and Application Review for Master's Degrees

Academic Terms for 2020-21 Academic Year

Academic TermDates
Fall September 8 - December 18, 2020
Spring January 19 - April 30, 2021
Summer A May 17- August 27, 2021 (15 weeks)
Summer B May 17 - July 13, 2021 (8 weeks)

The Graduate School has three 15-week terms. Summer also includes an eight-week term.

Application Review

Academic TermApplication Review Periods
Master's Degree Programs
Priority Review: February 1- April 1
(receive priority review for admission)

General Review: April 2 - Extended to July 27 for Teacher Certification programs (M.A.T. and M.Ed.) and August 10th for all other programs.
(Supporting materials must be submitted no later than July 27 for teacher certification programs and August 10 for all other programs).

Late Review: Applications that are completed after the extended deadlines may be deferred to the next available term. 
Advanced Certificates: Rolling admission (applications reviewed and accepted for the next available term)
Spring M.A., M.B.A., and M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning*
Priority Review: August 1 - October 1 (receive priority review for admission)
General Review: October 2- November 1 (reviewed after priority applications)
Late Review: Applications that are completed after November 1 are reviewed on a space available basis.
Advanced Certificates: Rolling admission (applications reviewed and accepted for the next available term)
Summer A & B
Advanced Certificates only: April 26, 2021

* The M.A.T. programs and the M.Ed. in Special Education are not available for spring term admission.


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