Graduate Program Deadlines and Requirements

Doctoral  |  Master's  | Certificate

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE
Chemistry & Biochemistry Feb. 15 Nov. 1 GRE required, AGRE recommended
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (see below for EdD) April 30 Fall only GRE or GMAT
Electrical (or Computer) Engineering Feb. 15 Nov. 1 GRE unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in EE or CE
Engineering & Applied Science Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE
Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies & Theory Feb. 1 Dec. 1 GRE recommended only
Marine Science & Technology Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE
Mathematics Education Feb. 15 Fall only GRE
Nursing (see below for DNP) Feb. 15 Fall only GRE

 

Doctor of Education

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (see above for PhD) April 30 Fall only GRE or GMAT

 

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Nursing Practice (see above for PhD) March 15 Fall only GRE if fewer than 45 credits earned at baccalaureate degree granting school

Juris Doctor

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Law June 30 Fall only LSAT

Master's Programs

Master of Arts

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Portuguese Studies Feb.1 Nov. 15 GRE recommended only
Professional Writing March 1 Dec. 15 Miller Analogies Test or GRE
Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis August 15 Dec. 20 None
Psychology, Clinical March 1 Fall only None
Psychology, Research June 30 Fall only GRE required, AGRE recommended only

 

Master of Public Policy

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Public Policy (online) Rolling Rolling GRE or GMAT unless applicant has earned graduate degree from accredited school, or unless applicant has completed the Educational Policy, Environmental Policy or Public Management certificate program.

 

Master of Science

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Accounting June 1
(international);
July 1
(full time);
Aug. 1
(part-time)
Rolling (with Nov. 15 deadline for non-online international students) GMAT
Biology / Marine Biology Feb. 15 Fall only GRE
Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology — Medical Laboratory Science option (PSM) Feb. 15 Nov. 15 None
Chemistry March 15 Nov. 1 GRE recommended only
Civil & Environmental Engineering Feb 15* Nov. 15 GRE unless UMass  Dartmouth graduate in CEN
Computer Science (online or on campus) Feb. 15*
Aug. 1 (online)
Nov. 15 GRE unless UMass  Dartmouth graduate in CIS
Data Science March 1 Dec. 1 (international)Dec. 15
(US resident)
GRE
Electrical / Computer Engineering Feb. 15* Nov. 1 GRE unless UMass  Dartmouth graduate in EE or CE
Healthcare Management June 1 (international)
July 1
(full time
Aug. 1
(part-time)
Rolling (with Nov. 15 deadline for non-online international students)  GMAT
Marine Science & Technology Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE
Marine Science & Technology -- COAST option (PSM) Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE recommended only
Mechanical Engineering Feb. 15* Nov. 15 GRE unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in MNE
Mechanical Engineering —Industrial & Systems Engineering option  Feb. 15* Nov. 15 GRE unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in MNE
Nursing March 15 Dec. 1 GRE if fewer than 45 credits earned at baccalaureate degree granting school
Physics March 31* Nov. 15* None
Technology Management June 1 (international); July 1 (full time); Aug. 1 (part-time) Rolling (with Nov. 15 deadline for non-online international students) GMAT

 

Master of Art Education

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring deadline Test Requirements
Art Education August 1 Oct. 15 MTELs, per program description

 

Master of Arts in Teaching

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Middle/Secondary Education, Initial License August 1 Dec. 15 MTELs, per program description
Middle/Secondary Education, Professional License August 1 Dec. 15 MTELs, per program description

 

Master of Fine Arts

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Artisanry, Fine Arts, Visual Design Rolling (with Jan. 11 deadline for priority consideration for assistantship/fellowship funding) Oct. 15  None

 

Master of Business Administration

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Business Administration (online or on campus) June 1 (international)
July 1 (full time)
Aug. 1 (part-time or online)
Rolling (with Nov. 15 deadline for non-online international students) GMAT

Certificate Programs

 

 

Certificate Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Accounting June 1 Rolling None
Acoustics     None
Artisanry April 20 Nov. 15 None
Autism Studies Aug. 1 Nov. 15 None
Business Foundations (online) Aug. 1 Rolling None
Communications     None
Computer Networks & Distributed Systems     None
Computer Science Aug. 1 Nov. 15 None
Computer Systems     None
Computer Systems Engineering     None
Computing Infrastructure Security Aug. 1 Nov. 15 None
Digital Signal Processing     None
Educational Policy (online) Aug. 1 Dec. 15 None
Electrical Engineering Systems     None
Environmental Policy (online) Aug. 1 Dec. 15 None
English as a Second Language (ESL) PreK-12 Aug. 1 Nov.15 MTEL
Finance Aug. 1 Rolling None
Fine Arts April 20 Nov. 15 None
Industrial & Systems Engineering Aug. 1 Nov. 15 None
International Business (online) Aug. 1 Rolling None
Marketing Aug. 1 Rolling None
Organizational Leadership (online) Aug. 1 Rolling None
Professional Writing Aug. 1 Dec. 15 None
Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Post-Master's Aug. 15 Dec. 20 None
Public Management (online) Aug. 1 Dec. 15 None
Software Development & Design     None
Supply Chain Management & Information Systems Aug. 1 Dec. 15 None
Sustainable Development Closed for 2016 Closed for 2016 None
Web & Interaction Design Closed for 2016 Closed for 2016 None

 Asterisk (*) indicates application deadline for full-time study. Application deadline for part-time study is August 1 unless otherwise noted.

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