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

General Review: April 2 - Extended to June 15
(submit application by June 15th. Supporting materials must be submitted no later than July 15th).

Late Review: Applications that are completed after July 15th may be deferred to the next available term. 
Advanced Certificates: Rolling admission (applications reveiwed 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 reveiwed 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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