Academic Terms and Application Review for Graduate Degrees

Academic Terms for 2021-22 Academic Year

Academic TermDates
Fall September 7 - December 17, 2021
Spring January 18, 2022  - April 29, 2022
Summer 15-week term May 16, 2022 - Aug 26, 2022
Summer Express Term 1

May 16, 2022 - July 8, 2022

 

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

Application Review

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

General Review: April 2 - June 1
(Deadline June 1)

Late Review: Applications that are completed after the extended deadline of June 1, may be deferred to the next available term. 
Advanced Certificates: Rolling admission (applications reviewed and accepted for the next available term)

Doctoral Program: Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Change
(Deadline April 1)

Spring M.A., M.B.A., and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction*
Priority Review: August 1 - October 1 (receive priority review for admission)
General Review: October 2- November 1
Late Review: Applications that are completed after the deadline of November 1, may be deferred to the next available term.
Advanced Certificates: Rolling admission (applications reviewed and accepted for the next available term)
Summer Terms
Advanced Certificates: Deadline - May 1, 2022
The following master's degree programs offer a summer start: MBA in Business Management, MBA in Healthcare Leadership, M.Ed. In Curriculum & Instruction, and M.S. in Information Technology: Deadline - April 1, 2022


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

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