Graduate Program Deadlines and Requirements

Doctoral  |  Master's  | Certificate

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest 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
Integrative Biology Jan. 15 Fall only 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  

Doctor of Education

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest Requirements
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (see above for PhD) April 30 Fall only GRE or GMAT

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest Requirements
Nursing Practice (see above for PhD) March 15 Fall only None

Juris Doctor

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest Requirements
Law June 30 Fall only LSAT

Master's Programs

Master of Arts

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest Requirements
Portuguese Studies Feb.1 Nov. 15 GRE recommended only
Professional Writing & Communication Rolling Rolling None
Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis August 15 Fall only None
Psychology, Clinical March 1 Fall only None
Psychology, Research June 30 Fall only None

Master of Public Policy

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest 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 NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest Requirements
Accounting June 1
(international);
July 1
(full time);
Aug. 1
(part-time)
Rolling (with Nov. 15 deadline for non-online international students) GMAT (or waiver)
Biology / Marine Biology Jan. 15 Fall only GRE
Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology Feb. 15 Nov. 15 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) April 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 or Computer Engineering Feb. 15* Nov. 1 GRE unless UMass  Dartmouth graduate in EE or CE
Finance June 1
(international);
July 1
(full time);
Aug. 1
(part-time)
Rolling (with Nov. 15 deadline for non-online international students) GMAT (or waiver)
Healthcare Management (online or on campus) June 1 (international)
July 1
(full time
Aug. 1
(part-time)
Rolling (with Nov. 15 deadline for non-online international students)  GMAT (or waiver)
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 (online) March 15 (Summer only) Fall only None
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 (or waiver)

Master of Art Education

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring deadlineTest Requirements
Art Education August 1 Oct. 15 MTELs, per program description

Master of Arts in Teaching

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest Requirements
Middle/Secondary Education, Professional License August 1 Dec. 15 MTELs, per program description
Non-Licensure August 1 Dec. 15 MTELs, GRE, or GMAT

Master of Fine Arts

Program NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest 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 NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest 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 (or waiver)

Certificate Programs

Certificate NameFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineTest Requirements
Accounting June 1 Rolling None
Acoustics     None
Artisanry April 20 Nov. 15 None
Business Analytics Aug. 1 Rolling 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
English as a Second Language (ESL) PreK-12 Aug. 1 Nov. 15 MTEL
Environmental Policy (online) Aug. 1 Dec. 15 None
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 Rolling Rolling 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

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

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