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Programs at a Glance

Requirements, Deadlines and Directors

Each graduate program has individual requirements and application deadlines.

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  • MS: GPA 3.0
  • Ph.D.: GPA 3.25
ProgramRequired Standardized TestApplication DeadlinesGraduate Program Director
Accountancy
(MAcc)
GMAT or GRE (GMAT/GRE not required if Undergrad degree is from a AACSB Business School and a 3.3 or higher GPA)
  • Fall: April 14
  • Spring: Nov. 15
Sonja Pippin
Anthropology
(MA, Ph.D.)
GRE Jan. 15 Christopher Morgan
Atmospheric Sciences (MS, Ph.D.) GRE recommended
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Mark Green
Basque Studies
(Ph.D.)
  • Fall: April 15
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Xabier Irujo
Biochemistry
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE Jan. 15 John Cushman
Biology
(MS)
GRE
  • Fall: Feb. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Steve VanderWall
Biomedical Engineering
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE recommended
  • Fall: Feb. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Xiaoshan Zhu

Business Administration
(MBA)

GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT
  • Fall: Mar. 15
  • Spring: Oct. 15
Kambiz Raffiee
Executive MBA
(Online Only)
GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT May 1 Kambiz Raffeee
Cell & Molecular Biology (Ph.D.) GRE Biology strongly recommended
  • Fall: Jan. 15
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Patricia Berninsone
Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
(Ph.D.)
GRE or MCAT Fall: Jan. 15 Dean Burkin
Chemical Engineering
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE
  • Assistantships:
    • Fall: Mar. 15
    • Spring: Oct. 1
Ravi Subramanian
Chemical Physics
(Ph.D.)
GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
David Leitner
Chemistry
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE Fall: April 30 Robert Sheridan
Civil & Environmental Engineering
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE
  • Fall: Jan. 15
  • Spring: Sept. 1
Raj Siddharthan
Computer Science & Engineering
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE
  • Fall: Jan. 15
  • Spring: Aug. 15
Murat Yuksel
Counseling & Educational Psychology
(MA, ME, MS)
GRE
  • Fall: Feb. 1
Thomas Harrison
Criminal Justice
(MA)
GRE or LSAT March 1 Monica Miller
Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology
(Ph.D.)
GRE Jan. 15 Lee Dyer
Economics
(MA, MS, Ph.D.)
GRE or GMAT
  • Fall: April. 15
  • Spring: Oct. 15
Mark Nichols
Education
(Ph.D.)*emphasis in one
  • Math, Science, Technology and Society
  • Special Education and Disability Studies
  • Literacy, Language and Culture
  • Learning, Development and Technology (Ed.D or Ph.D)
  • Educational Leadership


GRE
  • Fall: Feb. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 15
Maryann Demchak
Educational Leadership
(MA, ME)
  • Fall: Aug. 1
  • Spring: Dec. 1
Bill Thornton
Electrical Engineering
(MS, Ph.D.)

GRE

  • MS: GPA 3.0
  • Ph.D.: GPA 3.25
  • Fall: Mar. 15 (non-U.S.)
  • Fall: June 15 (U.S.)
  • Spring: Aug. 15 (non-U.S.)
  • Spring: Nov. 15 (U.S.)
Assistantships
  • Fall: Feb 28
  • Spring: Sept. 15
Banmali Rawat
Elementary Education
(MA, ME, MS)
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Oct. 1
John Cannon
English
(MA, Ph.D.)

GRE

  • MA: GPA 3.0
  • Ph.D.: GPA 3.5
  • MA Fall: Jan 15
  • MA Spring: Oct 1
  • Ph.D. Jan 15 only
Cheryl Glotfelty
Environmental Sciences & Health
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Glenn Miller
Equity & Diversity in Educational Settings
(MS)
  • Fall: Aug. 1
  • Spring: Dec. 1
Lynda Wiest
Finance
(MS)
GMAT or GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 15
  • Spring: Oct. 15
Greg Stone
Fine Art
(MFA)
Feb. 1 Tamara Scronce
Foreign Languages & Literature
(MA) Emphases in Spanish
  • Assistantships: Feb. 15
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Daniel Perez
Geography
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT Feb. 1 Jill Heaton
Geology and Related Earth Sciences
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE
  • Fall: Jan. 1
  • Spring: Sept. 15
Wendy Calvin

Geo-engineering
(Ph.D.)

GRE
  • Fall: Feb. 1
  • Spring: Sept. 15
Robert Watters
Geological Engineering
(MS)
GRE
  • Fall: Jan. 1
  • Spring: Sept. 15
Wendy Calvin
Geophysics
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE
  • Fall: Jan. 1
  • Spring: Sept. 15
Wendy Calvin
History
(MA, MATH, Ph.D.)
GRE (no test required for MATH)
  • MA/Math Fall: Mar. 1
  • MA/Math Spring: Oct 15
  • Ph.D. Mar 1
Barbara Walker

Human Development & Family Studies
(MS)

GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Oct. 1
Bridget Walsh
Hydrologic Sciences
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE
  • Fall: Jan. 15
  • Spring: Aug. 15
Laurel Saito
Information Systems
(MS)
GMAT or GRE (GMAT/GRE not required if Undergrad degree with Information systems major is from a AACSB Business School and a 3.5 or higher GPA or served as a full-time faculty member at an AACSB Accredited College for at least five years)
  • Fall: Feb. 1
  • Spring: Oct. 1
Mark Simkin
Journalism
(MA)
GRE or GMAT March 15 Donica Mensing
Judicial Studies
(MJS, Ph.D.)
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
James Richardson (Contact: Denise Schaar-Buis)
Justice Management
(MJ-JM)
  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: Dec. 1
James Richardson
Land-Use Planning
(MS)
GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT Feb. 1 Jill Heaton
Literacy Studies
(MA, ME)
GRE required if GPA is less than 2.75.
  • Fall: Aug. 1
  • Spring: Dec. 1
Diane Barone
Mathematics & Statistics (MS) GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Ania Panorska
Mechanical Engineering
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE Jan. 15

Henry Fu
Medicine
(combined MD/Ph.D.)
GRE or MCAT
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Jim Kenyon
Metallurgical Engineering
(MS)
GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 15
  • Spring: Sept. 15
Carl Nesbitt
Material Science and Engineering
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE required only for Ph.D. Assistantships
  • Mar. 15
Dev Chidambaram
Mining Engineering
(MS)
GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 15
  • Spring: Sept. 15
Rajagopala (Raj) Kallu
Music
(MA, MM)
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Louis Niebur
Natural Resources & Environmental Science
(MS)
GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Oct. 1
Robert Nowak
Nursing
(MSN, DNP)
  • MSN: Mar. 1
  • DNP: Mar. 15
Stephanie DeBoor
Nutrition
(MS)
GRE
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Sept. 1
Jamie Benedict
Philosophy
(MA)
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Christopher Williams
Physics
(MS, Ph.D.)
GRE required and GRE Physics strongly recommended
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Jonathan Weinstein
Political Science
(MA, Ph.D.)
GRE, GMAT or LSAT
  • Assistantships:
    Feb. 15
  • Fall: April 15
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Derek Kauneckis
Psychology
(MA, Ph.D.)
GRE

Jan. 1

Ramona Houmanfar

Clinical Psychology (Ph.D. only) GRE Psychology

Jan. 1

Steven Hayes
Psychology (Cognitive & Brain Studies) GRE

Feb. 1

Michael Crognale
Public Administration & Policy
(MPA)
GRE, GMAT, LSAT
  • Assistantships: Feb. 15
  • Fall: April 15
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Derek Kauneckis
Public Health
(MPH, Ph.D.)
GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT or DAT

Jan 10

Wei Yang
Secondary Education
(MA, ME, MS)
  • Fall: April 15
  • Spring: Oct. 15
Margaret Ferrara
Social Psychology
(Ph.D.)
GRE

Feb. 1

Colleen Murray
Social Work
(MSW)
GRE

Jan. 15

Gloria Messick Svare
Sociology
(MA)
GRE
  • Fall: Apr. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
Berch Berberoglu
Special Education
(ME)
  • Fall: Aug. 1
  • Spring: Dec. 1
Maryann Demchak
Speech Pathology
(Ph.D.)
GRE

Feb. 1

Debra Vigil
Speech Pathology & Audiology
(MS)
GRE

Feb. 1

Debra Vigil
Teaching of Mathematics - currently unavailable
(MATM)
GRE Math strongly recommended
  • Fall: Mar. 1
  • Spring: Nov. 1
 

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