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Application Deadlines

The online application and all supplemental documents must be submitted by the appropriate deadline in order for an application to be considered complete.

Matriculation

Fall Matriculation

ProgramPriority ConsiderationFinal Deadline
Counselor Education – MA Programs
and SAC Certification
N/AFebruary 1
Counselor Education – Educational Specialist Ed.S.N/AFebruary 1
Nursing MSN ProgramsFebruary 1August 1
Education ProgramsFebruary 1August 1
English / Humanities ProgramsFebruary 1August 1
Integrative STEM ProgramFebruary 1August 1
MBA ProgramN/AFebruary 1
Public Health ProgramsFebruary 1 August 1

Spring Matriculation

ProgramPriority ConsiderationFinal Deadline
Counselor Education – MA Programs
and SAC Certification
N/AOctober 1
Counselor Education – Educational Specialist Ed.S.N/AN/A
Education ProgramsOctober 1December 1
English / Humanities ProgramsOctober 1December 1
Integrative STEM ProgramOctober 1December 1
Nursing MSN – School Nurse; All other Nursing
Certificate and Post-Master’s Programs
October 1December 1
Nursing MSN Programs (excluding School Nurse)N/AN/A
MBA ProgramN/ADecember 1
Public Health ProgramsOctober 1December 1

Summer Matriculation

ProgramPriority ConsiderationFinal Deadline
Early Childhood Education MAT
Elementary Education MAT
February 1May 1
Master of Education in Instruction Program
(in partnership with the RTC)
February 1 May 1
MBA ProgramN/AMay 1

Applicants need to make sure all materials are completed by the Priority Consideration Deadline or the Final Deadline. Final deadlines are pending available space in the program. Remaining application files will be held for the next admission period.

Non-Matriculation

All Non-Matriculation Programs

 Priority ConsiderationFinal Deadline
FallAugust 1August 15
SpringDecember 1 January 7

The only deadline for Counselor Education fall non-matriculation is August 1. The only deadline for Counselor Education spring non-matriculation is January 7th.

Applicants need to make sure all materials are completed by the Priority Consideration Deadline or the Final Deadline. Final deadlines are pending available space in the program. Remaining application files will be held for the next admission period.

The M.Ed. in Instruction (in partnership with the Regional Training Center) does not permit non-matriculation.

Global Programs

All Off-site Graduate Global Programs

 Priority ConsiderationFinal Deadline
Fall MatriculationFebruary 1August 1
Spring MatriculationOctober 1 December 1
Summer MatriculationFebruary 1June 1

Applicants need to make sure all materials are completed by the Priority Consideration Deadline or the Final Deadline. Final deadlines are pending available space in the program. Remaining application files will be held for the next admission period.

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