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Application Information

Application Deadlines: Complete applications with supporting materials must be received by the following dates. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

  1. January cohort deadline for admissions is October 1. Decisions made by November 1.
  2. May cohort deadline for admissions is February 1. Decisions made by March 1.
  3. September cohort deadline for admissions is June 1. Decisions made by July 1.

Application Review: All complete applications are reviewed following a holistic admissions model by a Doctoral Admissions Committee composed of the representative of Graduate Studies and Research, directors from the doctoral program, and program faculty. The committee selects students based on evidence of outstanding intellectual ability, strong commitment to applied research and practice in the discipline, and demonstrated ability to successfully complete post-baccalaureate study. The process includes an evaluation of your curriculum vitae/resume, professional goal essay, official transcript, three reference forms, admissions interview, and prior education and professional practice. 

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