Admission Dates

Please find dates below for the Department of Psychology, Counseling, & Special Education graduate programs. 

The application and all required admission documents must be submitted by the deadlines below for consideration. 


PhD Educational Psychology

FALL semester:  Priority admission consideration deadline:  January 31

Interviews by invitation only to be held 3rd Friday of February

Final Fall admission consideration deadline: June 1

Interviews by invitation only to be held 3rd Friday of June

SPRING semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  October 15

 Interviews by invitation only to be held 3rd Friday of October

SUMMER semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  March 15

 Interviews by invitation only to be held 4th Friday of March


PhD Counseling

FALL semester: Admission not available for Fall.

SPRING semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  September 15

 Interviews by invitation only to be held 1st Friday in October

SUMMER semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  February 1

 Interviews by invitation only to be held 1st Friday of March


MS Special Education

FALL semester: Admission consideration deadline: June 1

  Interviews by invitation only to be held 3rd Friday of June.

SPRING semester:Admission consideration deadline: October 15

  Interviews by invitation only to be held 1st Friday of November.

SUMMER semester: Admission consideration deadline:February 15

  Interviews by invitation only to be held 1st Friday of March


MS Counseling

FALL semester:   Admission consideration deadline: June 1

 Interviews by invitation only to be held last Friday of June

SPRING semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  October 1

 Interviews by invitation only to be held last Friday of October

SUMMER semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  February 15

 Interviews by invitation only to be held last Friday of February


MED Student Affairs

Year round admission, no interview required. 


MS Psychology

General emphasis: 

FALL semester:   Admission consideration deadline: June 1

No interview

SPRING semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  October 15

No interview

SUMMER semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  March 15

No interview


Applied emphasis:

FALL semester:   Admission consideration deadline: June 1

 Interviews by invitation only to be held 3rd Friday of June

SPRING semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  October 15

 Interviews by invitation only to be held 1st Friday in November

SUMMER semester:  Admission consideration deadline:  March 15

Interviews by invitation only to be held 1st Friday in April


Specialist in School Psychology

The Specialist in School Psychology has admission consideration for only one cohort per year.  The cohort starts in the Fall semester.

 FALL semester:  Priority admission consideration deadline:  February 15

 Interviews by invitation only to be held 1st Friday of March

 Final Fall admission consideration deadline: June 1

 Interviews by invitation only to be held 3rd Friday of June