Application Deadlines

Application Deadline

Deadlines for applying to master’s and doctoral programs at SPU vary by school. Some feature yearly cutoffs, while other deadlines are quarterly. And since dates may change from year to year, be sure to confirm the deadline for the program to which you are applying.  

Education

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)  March 15 Autumn
Accelerated Master in Teaching Mathematics and Science (MTMS)
 February 1
Summer
Accelerated Master in Teaching Mathematics and Science (MTMS) Online  February 1 Summer
Accelerated Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)  February 1

Summer

Accelerated Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Online
 February 1 Summer
Literacy (MEd)  February 15
 May 15
 August 15
 November 15
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Educational Leadership (MEd)  February 15
 May 15
 August 15
 November 15
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Digital Education Leadership (MEd)  September 8 Autumn
Principal Certification  February 15
 May 15
 August 15
 November 15
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Doctor of Education (EdD)  February 15
 May 15
 August 15
 November 15
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Doctor of Education (PhD)  February 15
 May 15
 August 15
 November 15
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Counselor Education (PhD)  February 15
 May 15
 August 15
 November 15
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
School Counseling (MEd)
Late applications will be considered.
 April 1 Autumn
Superintendent Certification  August 15 Autumn

Psychology, Family, and Community

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
Clinical Psychology (PhD)  December 15 Autumn
Industrial-Organizational Psychology (MA)
Open until cohort is filled.
 December 15 Autumn
Industrial-Organizational Psychology (PhD)
Open until cohort is filled.
 December 15 Autumn
Marriage and Family Therapy (MS)  January 9 Autumn
Medical Family Therapy Certification  July 1 Autumn

Business, Government, and Economics

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
Business Administration (MBA)  February 1
 May 1
 August 1
 November 1
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Management, Human Resources Emphasis (MA)  February 1
 May 1
 August 1
 November 1
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Management, Faith & Business Emphasis (MA)
 February 1
 May 1
 August 1
 November 1
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Management, Data Analytics (MA)
 February 1
 May 1
 August 1
 November 1
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Management, Cybersecurity (MA)
 February 1
 May 1
 August 1
 November 1
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Information Systems Management (MS)
 February 1
 May 1
 August 1
 November 1
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Management, Social and Sustainable Emphasis (MA)
 January 15 (Early Action)
 April 15 (Regular)
Summer
Summer

International Applicants with F1 Visa

(International applicants who do not need an F1 visa may adhere to the above deadlines.)

Application Deadline Quarter Start
June 1 Autumn
September 1 Winter
December 1 Spring
Admission not available for international students Summer

Seminary

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
MDiv  July 1 Autumn
Christian Scripture (MA)  July 1 Autumn
Christian Studies (MA)  July 1 Autumn
Business and Applied Theology (MA)  July 1 Autumn
Reconciliation and Intercultural Studies (MA)  July 1 Autumn

Arts & Sciences

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
Creative Writing (MFA)  May 15
 November 15
Summer
Winter

Health Sciences

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
Nursing (MSN)  March 15 Autumn
Nurse Practitioner (DNP)
 January 15
Autumn
Clinical Nurse Specialist (DNP)  March 15 Autumn 

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