Application Deadlines

General Deadlines

Application deadlines vary among departments. Please be aware of the deadlines specified by the department to which you are applying. If there is a dash (-) in the term column, it means the department does not admit for that term. 


Individual Department Application Deadlines

Arts and Sciences

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Anthropology (MA/PhD) If funding is needed- February 15 - -
Art Education (MA) No deadline No deadline No deadline
Art History (MA/PhD) + Art History & Museum Studies (MA) January 1 - -
Astronomy (PhD) [NOT ACCEPTING FALL 2019 APPS] - -
Biology (MS/PhD) MS/PhD December 15. [Entrepreneurial Program- International: April 1, Domestic: August 15] - -
Chemistry (MS/PhD) January 15  - -
Cognitive Linguistics (MA) May 1  - -
Communication Science - Speech Language Pathology (MA) January 15 - -
Communication Science (PhD) January 15    
Contemporary Dance (MFA/MA)  March 1 - -
Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (MS & PhD) January 15 - -
English (MA/PhD) January 15  - -
History (MA/PhD) January 31 - -
Mathematics & Applied Mathematics (MS/PhD) MS- March 1. PhD- December 15 - -
Military Ethics (MA) April 30  - -
Music, Historical Performance Practice (MA, DMA) January 1 - -
Music Education (MA/PhD) January 15 - -
Musicology (PhD) December 15  - -
Physics (MS/PhD) PhD- January 15. MS- August 15. International MS- April 1 - -
Political Science (MA/PhD) June 1  November 1 -
Psychology- Clinical Psychology (PhD) December 1 - -
Psychology- Developmental, Cognitive, and Affective Sciences (DCAS) (PhD) January 15  - -
Religious Studies (MA) March 1  November 1 -
Sociology (PhD) February 1 - -
Statistics (MS) March 1 - -
Theater (MA) (MFA talk to department) MA: if funding is needed- February 15 September 15 -
World Literature (MA) April 15  - -

Biomedical Sciences

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Anesthesiologist Assistant Program (MSA) - - October 1
Applied Anatomy (MS) No deadline  No deadline -
Biochemistry (MS/PhD) (PhD apply via BSTP) MS- No deadline. PhD- January 15 MS- No deadline -

Bioethics and Medical Humanities (MA)

Bioethics (PhD)

No deadline No deadline No deadline
Biomedical and Health Informatics (MS)      
Biomedical Sciences Training Program (BSTP) (PhD) - - January 15
Cell Biology (PhD apply via BSTP) January 15 - -
Clinical Research Fellows (Non degree) May 15 - -
Clinical Research Graduate Certificate (C) July 31 - May 15
Clinical Research Scholars Program (MS) - - May 15
Clinical Translation Science (PhD) July 31 - April 15
Environmental Health Sciences      
Epidemiology & Biostatistics (MS/PhD) MS- June 30. PhD- December 1 - -
Genetics (PhD) (PhD apply via BSTP) January 15 - -
Genetic Counseling Training Program (MS) December 15 - -
Medical Physiology (MS) July 15 November 1 April 1
Medical Physiology - ONLINE (MS) July 15 November 1 April 1
Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) (PhD) - - AMCAS app- November 1. CWRU secondary app- December 15
Molecular Biology and Microbiology (PhD apply via BSTP) January 15 - -
Molecular Medicine (PhD) No deadline - -
Molecular Virology (PhD apply via BSTP) January 15 - -
Neuroscience (PhD) (PhD apply via BSTP) January 15 - -
Nutrition (MS/PhD) (PhD apply via BSTP) MS- July 20. PhD- January 15 MS- November 17 MS- April 16
Pathology (MS) (PhD apply via BSTP) MS- July 10. PhD- January 15  MS- December 1 MS- May 1
Pharmacology  (PhD apply via BSTP) January 15 - -
Physiology and Biophysics (PhD apply via BSTP) PhD- January 15, MS- July 16 - -
Post-baccalaureate Readiness Instruction for bioMedical Education Program (PRIME) (Certificate program; Apply as Non-Degree) No deadline No deadline No deadline
Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) (Apply as Non-Degree) March 15    
Public Health Nutrition (MS) July 20 November 17  
Regenerative Medicine (MS)      
Systems Biology & Bioinformatics (MS/PhD)  (PhD apply via BSTP) MS- July 31. PhD- January 15  - -

Engineering

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Aerospace Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1   October 1 -
Biomedical Engineering (MS/PhD) PhD- January 10. MS- one month prior to start date (domestic) - -
Biomedical Engineering - ONLINE (MS) July 25 December 10 April 15
Chemical Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1 October 1 -
Civil Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1 October 1 -
Computer Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1 October 1
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Computer Science (MS/PhD) February 1 October 1 -
Electrical Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1 October 1 -
Macromolecular Science & Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1 October 1 -
Materials Science & Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1

October 1 

-
Mechanical Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1 October 1  -
Mechanical Engineering - ONLINE (MS) July 25 December 10 April 15
Systems and Control Engineering (MS/PhD) February 1

October 1

-
Systems and Control Engineering - ONLINE (MS) July 25 December 10 April 15
Engineering, Master of (ME) July 25 December 10 April 15
Engineering, Master of - ONLINE (ME) July 25 December 10 April 15
Engineering & Management, Master of (MEM) - - No deadline (apply early, spaces are limited)

Weatherhead School of Management

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Accountancy ( PhD in Management) February 1 - -
Design and Innovation (PhD in Management) January 31 - -
Designing Sustainable Systems (PhD in Management) July 30 - -
Organizational Behavior (PhD) January 5 - -

Public Health

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Public Health, Master of (MPH) June 30 December 1 -

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Nursing (PhD) February 1 October 1  -

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS)

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Social Welfare (PhD) December 1 - -

*If not listed here, contact the department directly.