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Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Admissions Requirements for Graduate Students

You will be considered for admission if:

  • You have completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or its equivalent from an accredited or internationally recognized institution.
  • Are in good academic standing with the last college or university attended.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Have satisfactorily met the standards for graduate studies, which may include qualifying examinations.

For more information, visit the Graduate Programs.

Some departments require new graduate students enrolling at this university with a degree objective to take General and/or Subject Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) before admission.  Please read the testing requirements for more information.


Important Deadlines for Graduate Applicants

Not all academic programs are open for each term.  Please review deadlines carefully for Fall 2019 and Spring 2019 semester application and document deadlines.   Please note, the initial Spring 2019 filing period begins August 1.

Please note: Any student interested in submitting an application after the closure of the program as listed below, should contact the department for approval who will work with the Office of Admission and Enrollment Planning to submit the application. Should the late submission of the application be approved, all documents would be required immediately upon submission and the application fee must be paid prior to submission. 

Fall Semester 2019

College of Agriculture

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Agriculture - Agricultural Science Option April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Agriculture - Animal Science Option May 1, 2019 June 1, 2019
Master of Science in Agriculture - Food & Nutrition Science Option February 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
Master of Science in Agriculture - Irrigation Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Plant Science Option May 1, 2019 June 1, 2019

College of Business Administration

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Business Administration May 31, 2019 June 1, 2019
Master of Science in Accountancy - Accelerated April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Business Administration - Information Assurance May 31, 2019 June 1, 2019

College of Education & Integrative Studies

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum and Instruction Option April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Leadership Option April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Multimedia Option April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Arts in Education - Special Education Option April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Preliminary Administrative Service Credential February 15, 2019 March 15, 2019
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership Closed Closed
All Credential Programs February 15, 2019 March 15, 2019

College of Engineering

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Civil Engineering March 1, 2019 April 1, 2019
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Engineering - Aerospace Emphasis April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Engineering - Materials Emphasis July 1, 2019 August 1, 2019
Master of Science in Engineering Management April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Systems Engineering April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019

College of Environmental Design

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Architecture January 15, 2019 February 15, 2019
Master of Interior Architecture TBA TBA
Master of Landscape Architecture February 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
Master of Regenerative Studies February 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
Master of Urban and Regional Planning February 1, 2019 February 15, 2019

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Economics - Financial Economics Option May 1, 2019 June 1, 2019
Master of Science in Economics - Economic Analysis Option May 1, 2019 June 1, 2019
Master of Arts in English - Literature Option February 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
Master of Arts in English - Rhetoric and Composition Option February 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
Master of Arts in English - Teaching English as a Second Language Option February 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
Master of Arts in History April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Public Administration April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Psychology March 1, 2019 April 1, 2019

College of Science

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Biotechnology Closed Closed
Master of Science in Biological Sciences March 1, 2019 April 1, 2019
Master of Science in Chemistry March 1, 2019 April 1, 2019
Master of Science in Computer Science March 1, 2019 April 1, 2019
Master of Science in Geology April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Kinesiology April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Master of Science in Mathematics April 1, 2019 May 1, 2019

Collins College of Hospitality Management

Program Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Hospitality Management May 30, 2019 June 30, 2019

Spring Semester 2019

College of Agriculture

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Agriculture - Agricultural Science Option October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
Master of Science in Agriculture - Animal Science Option October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
Master of Science in Agriculture - Food & Nutrition Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Irrigation Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Plant Science Option October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018

College of Business Administration

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Business Administration Closed Closed
Master of Science in Accountancy - General October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Accountancy - Accelerated Closed Closed
Master of Science in Business Administration - Information Systems Auditing Option Closed Closed

College of Education & Integrative Studies

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum and Instruction Option October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Leadership Option October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Multimedia Option Closed Closed
Master of Arts in Education - Special Education Option October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership Closed Closed
All Credential Programs October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018

College of Engineering

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Civil Engineering October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Engineering TBD TBD
Master of Science in Engineering Management October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Materials Engineering November 1, 2018 December 1, 2018
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Systems Engineering October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018

College of Environmental Design

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Architecture Closed Closed
Master of Interior Architecture October 1, 2018;
December 15, 2018
November 1, 2018;
January 10, 2019
Master of Landscape Architecture Closed Closed
Master of Regenerative Studies Closed Closed
Master of Urban and Regional Planning Closed Closed

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Economics - Financial Economics Option October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Economics - Economic Analysis Option October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Arts in English - Literature Option October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
Master of Arts in English - Rhetoric and Composition Option October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
Master of Arts in English - Teaching English as a Second Language Option October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
Master of Arts in History Closed Closed
Master of Public Administration Closed Closed
Master of Science in Psychology Closed Closed

College of Science

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Biotechnology Closed Closed
Master of Science in Biological Sciences October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Chemistry October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
Master of Science in Computer Science October 1, 2018 November 1, 2018
Master of Science in Geology October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Kinesiology October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018
Master of Science in Mathematics Closed Closed

Collins College of Hospitality Management

Program Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Hospitality Management October 15, 2018 November 15, 2018