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Graduate Program information

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Download a one-page printer-friendly PDF list of UMass Dartmouth Graduate Programs

International Students note: Deadlines for international applicants are 30 days prior to listed dates.

 

 Doctoral Programs Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Program Name Fall DeadLine Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE
Chemistry Feb. 15 Nov. 1 GRE Recommended only
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (see below for EdD) April 30 Fall only GRE or GMAT
Electrical Engineering Feb. 15 Nov. 1 GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in EE
Engineering and Applied Science Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE Required
Luso-Afro-Brazillian Studies & Theory Feb. 1 Dec. 1 GRE Recommended only
Marine Science & Technology Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE required
Mathematics Education March 31 Nov. 15 GRE required
Nursing (see below for DNP) Feb. 15 Fall Only GRE required

 

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 Practise

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Nursing Practise (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 required

 

 

 Master's Program Offered

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 Behaviour Analysis August 31 Dec. 20 GRE required
Psychology, Clinical March 31 Fall only None
Psychology, Research Feb. 1 Fall only GRE required, AGRE recommended only

 

Master of Public Policy

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Public Policy March 1 Fall only GRE or GMAT required unless applicant has earned graduate degree from accredited school, or unless applicant has comlpeted Educational Policy or Environmental Policy certificate programs

 

Master of Science

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Biology/ Marine Biology Feb. 15 Fall only GRE required
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 required unless UMass  Dartmouth graduate in CEN
Computer Science Feb. 15* Nov. 15 GRE required unless UMass  Dartmouth graduate in CIS
Electrical / Computer Engineering Feb. 15* Nov. 1 GRE required unless UMass  Dartmouth graduate in EE or CE
Marine Science & Technology Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE required
Marine Science & Technology -- COAST option (PSM) Feb. 15 Nov. 15 GRE recommended only
Mechanical Engineering Feb. 15* Nov. 15 GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in MNE
Mechanical Engineering -- Industrial & Systems Engineering option (PSM) Feb. 15* Nov. 15 GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in MNE
Nursing March 15 Fall only GRE if fewer than 45 credits earned at baccalaureate degree granting school
Physics March 31* Nov. 15* None

 

Master of Art Education

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring deadline Test Requirements
Art Education August 1 Oct. 15 Portfolio required, both MTELs if no initial license

 

Master of Arts in Teaching

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

 

Master of Fine Arts

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Artisanry, Fine Arts, Visual Design Feb. 1 Oct. 15 Portfolio required

 

Master of Business Administration

Program Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Business Administration March 1* Dec. 1; Oct. 15 (intl) GMAT required

 

 Certificate Programs Offered

 

Certificate Name Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Test Requirements
Accounting June 1 Dec. 15 None
Acoustics     None
Artisanry April 20 Nov. 15 None
Business Foundations (online) June 1 Dec. 1 None
Communications     None
Computer Networks & Distributed Systems     None
Computer Science June 30 Nov. 15 None
Computer Systems     None
Computer Systems Engineering     None
Digital Signal Processing     None
Educational Policy (online) April 20 Nov. 15 None
Electrical Engineering Systems     None
Env. Policy (PDF) (online) April 20 Nov. 15 None
Finance June 1 Dec. 15 None
Fine Arts April 20 Nov. 15 None
International Business (online) June 1 Dec. 15 None
Marketing June 1 Dec. 15 None
Organizational Leadership (online) June 1 Dec. 15 None
Principal licensure - Leading for Learning July 15 Dec. 15 MTEL: Communication/Literacy (01)
Professional Writing     None
Psychology, Applied behaviour Analysis, Post-Master's August 31   None
Software Development & Design     None
Supply Chain Management June 1 Dec. 15 None
Sustainable Development     None
Teaching Licensure - Elementary July 15 Dec. 15 MTEL: Communication/Literacy (01); Content/Elementary (03); Mathematics (03); Foundations of Reading (90)
Teaching Licensure - Middle July 15 Dec. 15 MTEL: Communication/Literacy (01); Content/Subject (03)
Teaching Licensure - Secondary April 20 Nov. 15 MTEL: Communication/Literacy (01); Content/Subject (03)
Web & Interaction Design August 1   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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