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Program-Specific Requirements, Deadlines and Directors

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Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Accountancy
(M.Acc.)
Director:
Sonja Pippin
  • GMAT or GRE (GMAT/GRE not required if Undergrad degree is from a AACSB Business School and a 3.3 or higher GPA)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Feb 1 & Apr 15
  • Spring: Oct 1 & Nov 15
Anthropology
(M.A., Ph.D.)
Director:
Christopher Morgan
  • GRE
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Scholarly Writing Sample
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Graduate Assistantship Application (if interested)
  • Jan 15
Atmospheric Sciences
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Mark Green
  • GRE
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1

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Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Basque Studies
(Ph.D.)
Director:
Xabier Irujo
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Apr 15
  • Spring: Nov 1
Biochemistry
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
John Cushman
  • GRE
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE score 300+
  • Jan 15
Biology
(M.S.)
Director:
Steve VanderWall
  • GRE
  • Fall: Feb 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Biomedical Engineering
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Bahram Parvin
  • GRE
  • Fall: Feb 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Business Administration
(MBA)
Director:
Kambiz Raffiee
  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letter of Recommendation
  • Fall: Mar 15
  • Spring: Oct 15
Executive MBA
(Online Only)
Director:
Kambiz Raffeee
  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letter of Recommendation
  • June 1

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Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Cell & Molecular Biology
(Ph.D.)
Director:
Patricia Berninsone
  • GRE
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE Biology strongly recommended
  • Jan 15
Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
(Ph.D.)
Director:
Dean Burkin
  • GRE or MCAT
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Jan 15
Chemical Engineering
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Hongfei Lin
  • GRE

Assistantships

  • Fall: Mar 15
  • Spring: Oct 1
Chemical Physics
(Ph.D.)
Director:
David Leitner
  • GRE
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Chemistry
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Robert Sheridan
  • GRE
  • Apr 15
Civil & Environmental Engineering
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Raj Siddharthan
  • GRE
  • M.S. GPA 3.0
  • Ph.D. GPA 3.25
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Jan 15
  • Spring: Sept 1
Computer Science & Engineering
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Mircea Nicolescu
  • GRE
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Jan 15
  • Spring: Aug 15
Counseling & Educational Psychology
(M.A., M.E., M.S.)
Director:
Thomas Harrison
  • GRE
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • School counseling licensure is available for those without previous K-12 teaching experience. However, those without previous teaching experience are required to secure successful documented volunteer teaching and/or para-counseling experiences in an elementary or secondary school setting prior to admission to the program.
  • Feb 1
Criminal Justice
(M.A.)
Director:
Monica Miller
  • GRE or LSAT
  • Mar 1

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Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology
(Ph.D.)
Director:
Lee Dyer
  • GRE
  • Jan 15
Economics
(M.A., M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Mark Nichols
  • GRE or GMAT
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample
  • 1 Additional Letter of Recommendation
  • Fall: Apr 15
  • Spring: Oct 15
Education
(Ph.D.)
with emphasis in one:
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
  • Literacy Studies
  • Development, Learning and Technology
  • Special Education and Disability Service
  • Educational Leadership (Ed.D. or Ph.D.)
  • Equity and Diversity in Education
  • Counseling and Education Supervision
  • English Language Learners

Director:
Diane Barone
  • GRE
  • Fall: Feb 1
  • Spring: Nov 15
Educational Leadership
(M.A., M.E.)
Director:
Bill Thornton
  • Fall: Aug 1
  • Spring: Dec 1
Electrical Engineering
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Banmali Rawat
  • GRE
  • M.S.: GPA 3.0
  • Ph.D.: GPA 3.25
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Mar. 15 (international, not in U.S.)
  • Fall: June 15 (all others)
  • Spring: Aug. 15 (international, not in U.S.)
  • Spring: Nov. 15 (all others)
Elementary Education
(M.A., M.E., M.S.)
Director:
Teruni Lamberg
  • EE Questionnaire
  • Pre-req coursework form
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Behavioral Paper
  • Essay
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Oct 1
English
(M.A., M.F.A, Ph.D.)
Director:
Valerie Fridland
  • GRE
  • M.A.: GPA 3.0
  • Ph.D.: GPA 3.5
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample (2 for M.F.A.)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • M.A.
    • Fall: Jan 15
    • Spring: Oct 1
  • M.F.A. & Ph.D.
    • Jan 15 Only
Environmental Sciences & Health
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Stanley Omaye
  • A degree in a related science, including one year of calculus and chemistry, and additional coursework in organic chemistry, biology and physics.
  • M.S.: GPA 3.0
  • Ph.D.: GPA 3.0
  • GRE greater than 1000 (verbal + quantitative)
  • TOEFL score exceeding 600 for international students
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal letter of intent—describe academic goals, choice of disciplinary track and research interests
  • Documentation from a ES&H faculty member who agrees to be a research adviser—this documentation is needed prior to admission but may be submitted after application materials are submitted
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Equity & Diversity in Education
(M.S.)
Director:
Lynda Wiest
  • Fall: Aug 1
  • Spring: Dec 1

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F

Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Finance
(M.S.)
Director:
Greg Stone
  • GMAT or GRE
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Mar 15
  • Spring: Oct 15
Fine Art
(M.F.A.)
Director:
Tamara Scronce
  • Feb 1
Foreign Languages & Literature
(M.A.)
Emphases in Spanish or French
Director:
Daniel Perez
  • Assistantships: Feb 15
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1

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G

Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Geography
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Scott Bassett
  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT
  • Feb 1
Geology and Related Earth Sciences
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Scott Tyler
  • GRE
  • Fall: Jan 1
  • Spring: Sept 15
Geo-engineering
(Ph.D.)
Director:
Robert Watters
  • GRE
  • Fall: Feb 1
  • Spring: Sept 15
Geological Engineering
(M.S.)
Director:
Scott Tyler
  • GRE
  • Fall: Jan 1
  • Spring: Sept 15
Geophysics
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Scott Tyler
  • GRE
  • Fall: Jan 1
  • Spring: Sept 15

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H

Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
History
(M.A., M.A.T., Ph.D.)
Director:
Charles Tshimanga-Kashama
  • GRE (no test required for M.A.T.)
  • M.A./M.A.T. Fall: Mar. 1
  • M.A./M.A.T. Spring: Oct 15
  • Ph.D. Mar 1
Human Development & Family Studies
(M.S.)
Director:
William Evans
  • Personal Statement
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Oct 1
Hydrologic Sciences
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Laurel Saito
  • GRE
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Letter of Intent
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Department Application
  • Fall: Jan 15
  • Spring: Aug 15

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Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Information Systems
(M.S.)
Director:
Mark Simkin
  • 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
Journalism
(M.A.)
Director:
Howard Goldbaum
  • GRE or GMAT
  • Mar 15
Judicial Studies
(M.J.S, Ph.D. for sitting judges only)
Director:
James Richardson (Contact: Denise Schaar-Buis)
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Justice Management
(M.J.M)
Director:
Jane Robinson
  • Questionnaire/Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 1 Additional Letter of Recommendation
  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: Dec 1
Land-Use Planning
(M.S.)
Director:
Scott Bassett
  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT
  • Feb 1
Literacy Studies
(M.E.)
Director:
Diane Barone
  • GRE required if GPA is less than 2.75
  • Fall: Aug 1
  • Spring: Dec 1

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M

Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Mathematics & Statistics
(M.S.)
Director:
Ania Panorska
  • GRE
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Mechanical Engineering
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Henry Fu
  • GRE
  • Fall: Jan 15
  • Spring: Sept 1
Medicine
(Combined M.D./Ph.D.)
Director:
Jim Kenyon
  • GRE or MCAT
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Metallurgical Engineering
(M.S.)
Director:
Rajagopala (Raj) Kallu
  • GRE
  • Fall: Apr 15
  • Spring: Sept 15
Material Science and Engineering
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Dev Chidambaram
  • GRE required only for PhD
  • Assistantships: Mar 15
Mining Engineering
(M.S.)
Director:
Rajagopala (Raj) Kallu
  • GRE
  • Fall: Apr 15
  • Spring: Sept 15
Music
(M.A., M.M.)
Music Education
(M.M.)
Director:
Louis Niebur
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1

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Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Natural Resources & Environmental Science
(M.S.)
Director:
Peter Weisberg
  • GRE
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Graduate Faculty Member Agreement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Oct 1
Neuroscience
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Grant Mastick
Michael Webster
  • GRE (unless student has previously earned a graduate degree)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 1 Additional Letter of Recommendation
  • Fall: Jan 15
  • Spring: Oct 15
Nursing
(M.S.N, D.N.P.)
Nursing/Public Health
(M.S.N, M.P.H.)
Director:
Stephanie DeBoor
  • M.S.N. Fall: Mar 1
  • M.S.N. Spring: Oct 1
  • D.N.P. Mar 15
Nutrition
(M.S.)
Director:
Jamie Benedict
  • GRE
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Sept 1

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P

Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Philosophy
(M.A.)
Director:
Katharine Schweitzer
  • Letter of Intent (sent to the Department of Philosophy, Mail Stop 0102)
  • Writing Sample (sent to the Department of Philosophy, Mail Stop 0102)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation — preferably from philosophy instructors (either submitted through the Graduate School or sent to the Department of Philosophy, Mail Stop 0102)
  • An undergraduate major or minor in Philosophy
  • An undergraduate grade-point average of B or better both overall and in philosophy courses
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Physics
(M.S., Ph.D.)
Director:
Aaron Covington
  • GRE
  • GRE Physics strongly recommended
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Nov 1
Political Science
(M.A., Ph.D.)
Director:
Bob Ostergard
  • GRE, GMAT, or LSAT
  • Assistantships: Feb 15
  • Fall: Apr 15
  • Spring: Nov 1
Psychology—Behavior Analysis
(M.A., Ph.D.)
Director:
Ramona Houmanfar
  • GRE
  • Jan 1
Psychology—Clinical Psychology
(Ph.D.)
Director:
Tony Papa
  • GRE Psychology
  • Jan 1
Psychology—Cognitive & Brain Studies
(M.A., Ph.D.)
Director:
Jeff Hutsler
  • GRE
  • Feb 1
Public Administration & Policy
(M.P.A.)
Director:
Bob Ostergard
  • GRE, GMAT, or LSAT
  • Assistantships: Feb 15
  • Fall: Apr 15
  • Spring: Nov 1
Public Health
(M.P.H., Ph.D.)
Director:
Wei Yang
  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, or DAT
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample (admission essay)
  • FT or PT
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Jan 10

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S, T

Graduate Program & DirectorProgram-Specific Admission RequirementsRecommended Admission MaterialsApplication Deadlines
Secondary Education
(M.A., M.E., M.S.)
Director:
Margaret Ferrara
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • NCATE Disposition Acknowledgement
  • Essay
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Fall: Apr 15
  • Spring: Oct 15
Social Psychology
(Ph.D.)
Director:
Markus Kemmelmeier
  • GRE
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Sample Research Paper
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Feb 1
Social Work
(M.S.W)
Director:
Gloria Messick Svare
  • Jan 15
Sociology
(M.A.)
Director:
Berch Berberoglu
  • GRE
  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Spring: Oct 1
Special Education
( M.E., M.S.)
Director:
MaryAnn Demchak
  • Fall: Aug 1
  • Spring: Dec 1
Speech Pathology
(Ph.D.)
Director:
Debra Vigil
  • GRE
  • Feb 1
Speech Pathology & Audiology
(M.S.)
Director:
Debra Vigil
  • GRE
  • Feb 1

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