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Most graduate degree programs accept applications year round with the exception of the programs listed below. Some programs begin only in designated semesters. Check with the individual department for specific start dates. Students are recommended to complete the admissions process at least six weeks prior to the published date. All dates are subject to change. Please contact the department to verify dates.

Semester

Deadline

Art (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

February 15

Spring

October 16

Biology (Preference Deadline)

Fall

February 1

Business Administration (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

August 1

Spring

December 1

Summer

May 1

Child Development

Fall

March 1

Spring

October 1

Summer

March 1

Counseling and Development

Fall

April 15

Spring

September 15

Summer

January 15

Dance (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

January 25

M.A. and M.F.A.

Fall

October1 (odd years)

Ph.D.

Early Childhood Education

Fall

March 1

Spring

October 1

Early Child Development and Education

Fall

March 1

Spring

October 1

Educational Administration (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

July 1

M.A.

Spring

November 1

M.A.

Summer

April 1

M.A.

Education of the Deaf

Summer

April 1

English, Speech and Foreign Languages

Fall

July 1

M.A.

Spring

November 1

M.A.

Summer

April 1

M.A.

Executive Master of Business Administration (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

August 1

Spring

December 1

Summer

May 1

Family Therapy

Fall

February 15

Spring

September 15

Health Care Administration, Houston

Fall

May 30

April 1 International students

Spring

September 30

August 1 International students

Summer

March 1

January 1 International students

Health Studies

Fall

April 1

M.S.

Fall

February 1

Ph.D.

Spring

October 1

M.S. only

Health Systems Management, Dallas (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

August 1

Spring

December 1

Summer

May 1

Kinesiology (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

July 15

Spring

November 1

Summer

April 1

Kinesiology International Students (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

April 1

Spring

August 1

Molecular Biology (Preference Deadline)

Fall

February 1

Nursing

Fall

May 1

M.S. and Ph.D., All campuses

Fall

February 1

Online Ph.D., Denton

Spring

September 15

M.S. and Ph.D., All campuses

Summer

February 1

M.S. (Houston only)

Occupational Therapy (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

October 15

MOT, Dallas and Houston

Fall

February 1

COTA to MOT, Denton

Fall

September 15

MOT, Denton

Physical Therapy

Fall

November 1

D.P.T. and Ph.D.

Psychology

Fall

February 1

Ph.D. - School Psychology

Fall

December 15

Ph.D. - Counseling Psychology

Summer/Fall

February 1

S.S.P. - School Psychology

Summer/Fall

February 1

M.A. - Counseling Psychology

Rhetoric

Fall

February 1

Ph.D.

Summer

February 1

Ph.D.

Sociology (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

June 1

Spring

November 1

Special Education (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

July 1

Spring

November 1

Summer

April 1

Speech-Language Pathology (Preference Deadlines)

Summer

October 1

TETN

Summer and Fall

February 1

On-campus

Teaching, Learning, & Curriculum (Preference Deadlines)

Fall

July 1

Spring

November 1

Summer

April 1

Women Studies

Fall (alternating even years)

February 1

Ph.D.

All dates are subject to change. Please contact the department to verify dates.

For specific admission information, contact the academic departments directly. Addresses and telephone numbers are listed in the Directory.

All support documents necessary for satisfying admission requirements should be received before the application deadline to ensure a timely decision.

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