Application Deadlines

Non-executive Ed.D. and all Ph.D. programs

The Fall 2018 due date for applications for the following doctoral programs is December 3, 2017.

  • Applications are only guaranteed faculty review if they are complete with all supplemental materials received by the deadline.

  • Applicants will be notified of final admission decisions by mid-March.

Executive Ed.D. programs


  Application Deadline

Executive Doctorate in Higher Education Management

March 1

Mid-Career Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership

February 1

PennCLO (Chief Learning Officer)

October 1:   Spring admission

March 1:      Summer admission

July 1:         Fall admission

Master's Programs

Rolling admission means that completed applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, not after a set deadline. Rolling admission means that applications are accepted until the class reaches capacity. A rolling admission policy encourages early submission of applications.

Due to the nature of rolling admission, capacity can be difficult to predict. In the past, it has usually happened in mid- to late- Spring. Whenever full subscription of programs occurs, notice will be posted.



  Application Deadline

Counseling and Mental Health Services, M.S.Ed. and (Pennsylvania Counseling Certification)Rolling
Education Entrepreneurship, M.S.Ed.

February 1 (priority deadline)

New extension - March 30 (final deadline)

Education Policy, M.S.Ed.Rolling
Education, Culture, and Society, M.S.Ed.
Executive Program in School & Mental Health Counseling, Licensure, M.S.Ed.Rolling until June 1
Higher Education, M.S.Ed.

February 15 (priority deadline)

Rolling after February 15

Independent School Teaching Residency, M.S.Ed.Rolling
Intercultural Communication, M.S.Ed.Rolling
Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Development, M.S.Ed.Rolling
International Educational Development Program, M.S.Ed.Rolling
Language and Literacy M.S.Ed.Rolling
Learning Sciences and Technologies, M.S.Ed.Rolling
Med Ed (Medical Education), M.S.Ed.

February 15 (priority deadline)

June 15 (final deadline)

Professional Counseling and Mental Health Services Licensure, M.Phil.Ed.February 1
Quantitative Methods, M.Phil.Ed.Rolling
Reading/Writing/Literacy, M.S.Ed. and Reading Specialist CertificationRolling
School Leadership - Independent School Track, M.S.Ed.Rolling
School Leadership - Public & Charter School Track, M.S.Ed. and Principal CertificationRolling
Statistics, Measurement, Assessment, and Research Technology (SMART), M.S.Ed.Rolling
Teacher Education Program, M.S.Ed., Early Elementary, Middle Level and Secondary Certification
Rolling until June 1
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), M.S.Ed.


Teaching, Learning, and Leadership, M.S.Ed.Rolling
Urban Teaching Residency Program, M.S.Ed.Rolling until September 1

General Admission & Submatriculation

Entry Term

Application Deadline

December 1
May 1
August 15