Deadlines

  • The School of Graduate Studies and Research operates under a “rolling admissions” process. Applications for many programs are reviewed throughout the year, and admission decisions are made daily. Those with specific admission deadlines are listed below.

    Follow this link for information about starting terms for cohort programs.

    International Application Deadlines (does not include Canada)

    Fall

    • July 1 (Africa)
    • July 15 (All others) 
    • Mid-August (International students in the USA with good immigration status)

    Spring

    • November 15 (Africa)
    • December 1 (All others)
    • Mid-January (International students in the USA with good immigration status)

    Programs with Specific Application Deadlines

    Administration and Leadership Studies, Nonprofit and Public Sectors (PhD)

    Summer admission: Indiana campus, even years; Harrisburg–Dixon Center, odd years
    Application deadline: February 15. 

    Art (MFA)

    Fall admission consideration and applications for assistantships: February 15
    Final fall admission consideration: May 1

    Art (MA)

    Summer admission only
    Deadline: May 1

    Deadline: Graduate Assistant positions February 15

    Biology

    Fall term - Apply by March 1

    Clinical Psychology (PsyD)

    Fall admission only
    Deadline: December 15

    Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA) Main Campus and Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center

    Full admission consideration: until March 18, 2015
    Late admission consideration, pending seat availability: June 24, 2015

    Educational Psychology (MEd)

    Deadline: February 1
    Note: Accepting applications until further notice.

    English, Composition and TESOL (PhD)

    Deadline: November 1 Summer Cohort and February 1 Fall Cohort
    Note: Application must be completed by deadline.

    English (PhD) Literature and Criticism

    Deadlines: January 15 (initial deadline) and March 15 (for applications received after January 15) Applications received after March 15 may be considered on a rolling basis if any seats remain open in the program.

    English, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA)

    Deadline: February 1 Fall Cohort

    Master’s in Education: Need to apply by July 1

    Post-master’s Certification in School Psychology

    Deadline: February 1

    Principal Certification

    Summer admission deadline: June 15
    Fall admission deadline: August 12
    Spring admission deadline: December 1

    School Counseling (MEd) Main Campus and Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center

    Full admission consideration: until March 18, 2015
    Late admission consideration, pending seat availability: June 24, 2015

    School Counseling, Certification

    Deadline: Non IUP students March 19 Summer; July 14 Fall

    Safety Sciences (MS) - Online (Distance Education)

    Deadline: April 1

    Safety Sciences (PhD) - Online (Distance Education)

    NOTE: summer 2015 cohort is full. Next available cohort is summer 2017

    Deadline: April 1, 2017

    School Psychology (DEd)

    Deadline: February 1

    Special Education MEd

    Spring admission deadline: October 15

    Fall admission deadline: March 15 (full), June 15 (late)

    Special Education Certification

    Spring admission deadline: October 15

    Fall admission deadline: March 15 (full), June 15 (late)

    Speech-Language Pathology (MS)

    Deadline: February 15

    Student Affairs in Higher Education (MA)

    Deadline: January 15