Application 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. 

The deadline for each term is midnight Eastern Standards Time (EST) on the date specified below. You will be unable to choose the term after that deadline. If you are past the deadline, please reach out directly to the program department before reaching out to Graduate Studies to determine if they will allow you to still apply. 


Arts and Sciences

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2020

Summer 2019

Anthropology (MA/PhD)

No deadline. (If PhD funding is needed- March 1, 2019)

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Art Education (MA) [NOT ACCEPTING 2019 APPS] [NOT ACCEPTING 2019 APPS] [NOT ACCEPTING 2019 APPS]
Art History (MA/PhD) + Art History & Museum Studies (MA) January 1, 2019 - -
Astronomy (PhD) [NOT ACCEPTING FALL 2019 APPS] - -
Biology (MS/PhD) MS/PhD December 15. [MS Entrepreneurial Program- International: April 1, Domestic: August 15] - -
Chemistry (MS/PhD) MS- April 1, 2019. PhD- January 15, 2019 - -
Classical Studies (MA) May 1, 2019 November 1, 2019 -
Classics (certificate) April 19, 2019 - -
Cognitive Linguistics (MA) May 1, 2019 - -
Communication Science - Speech Language Pathology (MA) January 15, 2019 - -
Communication Science (PhD) January 15, 2019    
Contemporary Dance (MFA/MA March 1, 2019 - -
Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences (MS/PhD) January 15, 2019 - -
English (MA/PhD) January 15, 2019 - -
History (MA/PhD) January 31, 2019 - -
Mathematics (MS/PhD) MS- March 1, 2019. PhD- December 15, 2018 - -
Mathematics, Applied (MS/PhD) MS- March 1, 2019. PhD- December 15, 2018 - -
Military Ethics (MA) April 30, 2019 - -
Music Education (MA/PhD) January 15, 2019 - -
Music, Historical Performance Practice (MA/DMA) January 1, 2019 - -
Musicology (PhD) December 15, 2018  - -
Physics (MS/PhD) PhD- January 15, 2019. MS- US - August 15, 2019 (International - June 1, 2019) - -
Political Science (MA/PhD) June 1, 2019 November 1, 2019 -
Psychology- Clinical Psychology (PhD) December 1, 2018 - -
Psychology- Developmental, Cognitive, and Affective Sciences (DCAS) (PhD) December 1, 2019  - -
Religious Studies (MA) March 1, 2019  November 1, 2019 -
Sociology (PhD) July 1, 2019 - -
Statistics (MS) March 1, 2019 - -
Theater (MA) (MFA talk to department) No deadline. (If MA funding is needed- February 15, 2019) September 15, 2019 -
World Literature (MA) [NOT ACCEPTING 2019 APPS] - -

Engineering

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2020

Summer 2019

Aerospace Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS & PhD - May 31, 2019  October 1, 2019 -
Biomedical Engineering (MS)(PhD) PhD- January 10, 2019. MS- one month prior to start date (domestic) - -
Biomedical Engineering - ONLINE (MS) August 1, 2019 December 10, 2019 April 15, 2019
Chemical Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS- May 31. PhD- February 1, 2019 October 1, 2019 -
Civil Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS & PhD - May 31, 2019 October 1, 2019 -
Computer Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS- April 15, 2019. PhD- February 1, 2019 October 1, 2019
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Computing & Information Science (MS)(PhD) MS & PhD - May 31 October 1, 2019 -
Electrical Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS- April 15, 2019. PhD- February 1, 2019 October 1, 2019 -
Macromolecular Science & Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS- May 31. PhD- February 1, 2019 October 1, 2019 -
Materials Science & Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS & PhD - International - May 31, 2019. Domestic - July 25, 2019

October 1, 2019

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Mechanical Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS & PhD - May 31, 2019 October 1, 2019  -
Mechanical Engineering - ONLINE (MS) August 1, 2019 December 10, 2019 April 15, 2019
Systems and Control Engineering (MS)(PhD) MS- April 15, 2019. PhD- February 1, 2019

October 1, 2019

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Systems and Control Engineering - ONLINE (MS) August 1, 2019 December 10, 2019 April 15, 2019
Engineering, Master of (ME) July 25, 2019 December 10, 2019 April 15, 2019
Engineering, Master of - ONLINE (ME) August 1, 2019 December 10, 2019 April 15, 2019
Engineering & Management, Master of (MEM) - - No deadline (apply early, spaces are limited)

Biomedical Sciences

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2020

Summer 2019

Anesthesiologist Assistant Program (MSA) - - October 1, 2018
Applied Anatomy (MS) No deadline  No deadline -
Biochemistry (MS)(PhD - apply via BSTP) MS- No deadline.  MS- No deadline PhD- January 15, 2019
Bioethics (PhD) No deadline No deadline No deadline
Bioethics and Medical Humanities (MA) No deadline No deadline No deadline
Biomedical and Health Informatics (Certificate) June 30, 2019 December 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Biomedical and Health Informatics (MS)(PhD) June 30, 2019 - -
Biomedical Sciences Training Program (BSTP) (PhD umbrella program) - - January 15, 2019
Biostatistics (MS) June 30 - -
Cell Biology (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - January 15, 2019
Clinical Research (MS) - - May 31, 2019
Clinical Research (Non-Degree certificate) July 31, 2019 - May 15, 2019
Clinical Research Fellows (Non-Degree course) May 15, 2019 - -
Clinical Translation Science (PhD) July 31, 2019 - April 15, 2019
Environmental Health Sciences (MS) [NOT ACCEPTING APPS]    
Epidemiology & Biostatistics (PhD) December 1 - -
Genetics (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - January 15, 2019
Genetic Counseling Training Program (MS) December 15, 2018 - -
Medical Physiology (MS) July 26, 2019 November 1, 2019 April 1, 2019
Medical Physiology - ONLINE (MS) July 26, 2019 November 1, 2019 April 1, 2019
Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) (PhD/MD program for biomedical fields) - - AMCAS app- November 1, 2018. CWRU secondary app- December 15, 2018
Molecular Biology and Microbiology (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - January 15, 2019
Molecular Medicine (PhD) January 15, 2019 - -
Molecular Virology (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - January 15, 2019
Neuroscience (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - January 15, 2019
Nutrition (MS)(PhD - apply via BSTP) MS- July 20, 2019.  MS- November 17, 2019 MS- April 16, 2019. PhD- January 15, 2019
Pathology (MS)(PhD - apply via BSTP) MS- July 10, 2019.  MS- December 1, 2019 MS- May 1, 2019. PhD- January 15, 2019
Pharmacology (PhD - apply via BSTP) - - January 15, 2019
Physiology and Biophysics (PhD - apply via BSTP)  MS- July 16, 2019 - PhD- January 15, 2019.
(PREP) Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (Apply as Non-Degree) March 15, 2019 - -
(PRIME) Post-baccalaureate Readiness Instruction for bioMedical Education Program (Certificate program; Apply as Non-Degree) No deadline No deadline No deadline
Public Health, Master of (MPH) July 25, 2019 December 1, 2019 -
Public Health Nutrition (MS) July 20, 2019 November 17, 2019 -
Regenerative Medicine (MS)      
Systems Biology & Bioinformatics (MS)(PhD - apply via BSTP) MS- July 31, 2019. PhD- January 15, 2019  - -

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Nursing (PhD) February 1, 2019 October 1, 2019  -

Weatherhead School of Management

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Accountancy (PhD in Management) February 1, 2019 - -
Design and Innovation (PhD in Management) January 31, 2019 - -
Designing Sustainable Systems (PhD in Management) *Only students in the WSOM DM program are eligible to apply July 30, 2019 - -
Organizational Behavior (PhD) January 5, 2019 - -

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Department

Fall 2019

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Social Welfare (PhD) December 1, 2018 - -

*If not listed here, contact the department directly.