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Graduate Degree Programs Application Completion Deadlines

The following chart of deadlines represents the LAST DAY that all materials can be received in the Office of Academic Assistance and Graduate Admissions to complete an application for graduate study in the College of Education. Please be aware that this is not a postmark date nor an initial online application date. Applications not complete by the published date will be withdrawn from consideration, so apply as early as possible.

If you are interested in a nondegree program, please view Non-Degree Program Application Completion Deadlines.

View the College of Education’s degree programs.

 

Program Degree Fall Spring Summer
Behavior/Learning Disabilities
(Must hold IRR Certification)
  • Priority Deadlines
M.Ed. May 1 Oct. 1 Feb. 1
  • Absolute Deadlines
M.Ed. June 1 Nov. 1 May 1
Behavior/Learning Disabilities
(for Non-Certified Teachers)
  • Priority Deadlines
M.Ed. May 1 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
  • Absolute Deadlines
M.Ed. June 1 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
Communication Sciences & Disorders M.Ed. DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT Jan. 15
Communication Sciences & Disorders M.S. Jan. 15 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
Counselor Education and Practice Ph.D. Dec. 1 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Dec. 1 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
Curriculum & Instruction, Doctorate of Education Ed.D. DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT Jan. 24
Early Childhood Education M.A.T. (TFA & Provisionals) June 1 (priority deadline April 15) DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
M.Ed.-
UACM
DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT Feb. 15
Ph.D. – Early Childhood & Elementary Education May 1 (Jan. 15 for fellowship eligibility) Oct. 1 Jan.15
Educational Leadership
(contact EPS department prior to application 404-413-8030)
Ed.S. June 15 Nov. 1 New Deadline: May 1
Ed.D. DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT Jan.15
Educational Policy Studies
(Concentrations in Research, Measurement & Stat. and in Social Foundations. )
Ph.D. Jan. 15 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
Educational Psychology Ph.D. Jan. 15 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
M.S. Feb. 1 Sept. 1 Oct. 1
Educational Research M.S. Jan. 15 Oct. 1 Jan. 15
Educational Research (GOML Online Only) M.S. July 15 Nov. 1 DOES NOT ADMIT
Education of Students with Exceptionalities Ph.D. New Deadline: May 9 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
Elementary Education; Master of Education M.Ed. July 1 Nov. 1 April 15
English Education M.A.T. New Deadline: June 15 Oct. 1 New Deadline: April 1
Exercise Science
  • Priority Deadlines
M.S. Feb. 1
  • Absolute Deadlines
M.S. May 1 Oct. 1 Feb. 1
Health and Physical Education M.Ed. May 1 Oct. 1 Feb. 1
Instructional Design & Technology M.S. (online program) May 1 Oct. 1 March 1
Ph.D. Jan. 15 DOES NOT ADMIT Jan. 15
Kinesiology
  • Priority Deadlines
Ph.D. Feb. 1
  • Absolute Deadlines
Ph.D. May 1 Oct. 1 Jan. 15
Mathematics Education M.Ed. May 1 Oct. 1 March 1
M.A.T. New Deadline: June 15 Oct. 1 New Deadline: April 1
Mental Health Counseling M.S. Feb. 1 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
Middle Level Education M.A.T. New Deadline: June 15 Nov. 1 New Deadline: April 1
Multiple and Severe Disabilities{concentrations in Adapted Curriculum (MR); Adapted/General Curriculum (Autism); Deaf Education; Early Childhood Special Education; Physical & Health Disabilities}
  • Priority Deadlines
M.Ed. May 1 Oct. 1 Feb. 1
  • Absolute Deadlines
M.Ed. June 1 Nov 1 May 1
Reading, Language, and Literacy Education
Reading Instruction M.Ed. May 1 Oct. 1 March 1
ESOL M.A.T. New Deadline: June 15 Oct. 1 New Deadline: April 1
Rehabilitation Counseling M.S. April 1 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
School Counseling M.Ed. DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT Dec. 1
Ed.S. May 1 Oct. 1 Feb. 1
School Psychology Ph.D. Nov. 15 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
M.Ed. Dec. 1 DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT
Ed.S.
Science Education M.A.T. New Deadline: June 15 Oct. 1 New Deadline: April 1
Social Foundations of Education M.S. New Deadline: May 1 Oct. 1 New Deadline: May 1
Social Studies Education M.Ed. May 1 Oct. 1 March 1
M.A.T. New Deadline: June 15 Oct. 1 New Deadline: April 1
Sports Administration
  • Priority Deadlines
M.S. April 1 DOES NOT ADMIT
  • Absolute Deadlines
May 1 Oct. 1 DOES NOT ADMIT
Sports Medicine M.S. DOES NOT ADMIT DOES NOT ADMIT Jan. 15
Teaching and Learning
  • Priority Deadlines
Ph.D. Jan. 15 to be eligible for doctoral fellowship Jan. 15 to be eligible for doctoral fellowship
  • Absolute Deadlines
March 1 Oct. 1 March 1
Urban Teacher Leadership M.Ed. June 15 Nov. 1 April 1

 
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