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Graduate Admissions Application Deadlines

Please review the admissions deadlines for each graduate program in the College of Education.

Key to the chart:

  • dom = deadline for domestic students
  • int = deadline for international students
  • The application deadline for “Fall” is the deadline to apply for admission in fall 2021. The application deadline for “Spring” is the deadline to apply for admission in spring 2022. The application deadline for “Summer” is the deadline to apply for admission in summer 2022.

When does the application open?
The ApplyWeb application will be available to prospects on June 1 for spring admissions and August 1 for fall admissions.

Note: Deadlines are subject to change, so please check this page before applying.

Department of Curriculum & Instruction

Master's Programs Deadlines (2021-22)
Fall    Spring Summer
Curriculum and Instruction M.Ed. 6/1 (dom)
5/1 (int)
11/1 (dom)
10/1 (int)
4/1 (dom) 3/1 (int)
M.Ed. Specializations: Art Education; Bilingual/ESL Education; Early Childhood Education (dom only); Elementary Education; Health Science Education; Learning, Design and Technology; Mathematics Education; Reading, Language Arts, and Literature Education; Science Education; Social/History Education; STEM Education; Teaching and Teacher Education
Doctoral Programs Fall
Professional Leadership Ed.D. 6/1 (dom) Health Science
4/1 (int) Health Science
6/1 (dom) Literacy
4/1 (int) 
Ed.D. Specializations: Health Science Education and Literacy Education. The Mathematics Education and Social Education specializations are NOT currently accepting applications due to the programs being at max capacity. Please continue to check the website for information on when the applications reopen.
Curriculum and Instruction Ph.D. 3/1 (dom)
3/1 (int)
Ph.D Specializations: Art Education; Bilingual/ESL Education; Early Childhood Education; Learning, Design and Technology; Mathematics Education; Reading and Language Arts Education; Science Education; Social/History Education; Teaching and Teacher Education.

Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences

Master's Programs Deadlines (2021-22)
Fall
Counseling M.Ed. 2/15 (dom/int)
Doctoral Programs Fall
Counseling Psychology Ph.D. 11/1 (dom/int)
School Psychology Ph.D. 12/1 (dom/int)
Measurement, Quantitative Methods and Learning Sciences Ph.D. 12/1 (dom)
12/15 (int)

Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

Master's Programs Deadlines (2021-22)
  Fall     Spring Summer

Higher Education M.Ed.
Applications received by January 5, including for the online program, are reviewed and a decision is rendered. The final deadline for additional applications for the online program is March 15th.

1/5 (dom/int)
3/15 (for online program applicants only)
No Spring No Summer

Administration & Supervision M.Ed.
Application opens 4/1 and will close on 5/1 (dom)

6/1 (dom)
5/1 (int)
 11/1 (dom)
10/1 (int)
5/1
(dom)
Special Populations M.Ed.
(Specializations: Special Education, Educational Diagnostician, Gifted and Talented, Special Education Leadership)
5/1 (dom)
4/1 (int)
11/1 (dom)
10/1 (int)
No Summer
Doctoral Programs Fall Spring Summer
Higher Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Ph.D.  1/5 (dom/int) No Spring No Summer
Professional Leadership Ed.D.
K-12 Specialization
4/16
(dom/int)
10/1 (dom/int) Cy-Fair applicants only No Summer
Professional Leadership Ed.D.
Special Populations Specialization
No Fall No Spring 4/15 (dom)
4/1 (int)

Certifications (Graduate)

Programs Deadlines (2021-22)
  Fall     Spring Summer
Educational Diagnostician Certification 6/1 (dom) No Spring 4/1 (dom)
Principal Certification Only 6/1 (dom) 11/1 (dom) No Summer

Professional Certificates (Graduate)

Programs Deadlines (2021-22)
  Fall     Spring Summer
Certificate in Designing and Developing Educational Graphics (not currently accepting applications)
Certificate in Integrating Innovative Technologies in Health Science Education
Certificate in Multimedia
Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning
7/1 (dom/int) 11/1 (dom/int) 4/1 (dom/int)
Certificate in Disability Support 6/1 (dom/int) 11/1 (dom/int) No Summer

Note: Deadlines are subject to change, so please check this page before applying.