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)  15-Mar Autumn
Master in Teaching Mathematics and Science (MTMS)
1-Feb
Summer
Master in Teaching Mathematics and Science (MTMS) Online 1-Feb Summer
Alternative Routes to Certification (ARC/MAT)  1-Feb

Summer

Alternative Routes to Certification (ARC/MAT) Online
 1-Feb Summer
Literacy (MEd)  15-Feb
 15-May
 15-Aug
 15-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Educational Leadership (MEd)  15-Feb
 15-May
 31-Aug
 15-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Digital Education Leadership (MEd)  8-Sep Autumn
Principal Certification  15-Feb
 15-May
 15-Aug
 15-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Doctor of Education (EdD)  15-Feb
 15-May
 15-Aug
 15-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Doctor of Education (PhD)  15-Feb
 15-May
 15-Aug
 15-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Counselor Education (PhD)  15-Feb
 15-May
 15-Aug
 15-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
School Counseling (MEd)
Late applications will be considered.
 1-Apr Autumn
Superintendent Certification  15-Aug Autumn

Psychology, Family, and Community

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

Business, Government, and Economics

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
Business Administration (MBA)  1-Feb
 1-May
 1-Aug
 1-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Management, Human Resources Emphasis (MA)  1-Feb
 1-May
 1-Aug
 1-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Management, Faith & Business Emphasis (MA)
(may start any quarter)
 1-Feb
 1-May
 1-Aug
 1-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Information Systems Management (MS)
(may start any quarter)
 1-Feb
 1-May
 1-Aug
 1-Nov
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Management, Social and Sustainable Emphasis (MA)
 15-Jan (Early Action)
 15-April (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
1-June Autumn
1-September Winter
1-December Spring
Admission not available for international students Summer

Seminary

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

Arts & Sciences

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
Creative Writing (MFA)  15-May
 15-Nov
Summer
Winter
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages-TESOL (MA)
(may start any quarter)
 1-Mar
 1-May
 1-Aug
 1-Dec
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages-TESOL + K-12 Certification (MA)  15-Mar Autumn

Health Sciences

Program Application Deadline Quarter Start
Nursing (MSN)  15-March Autumn
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Nurse Practitioner DNP
      Clinical Nurse Specialist DNP
 
 15-Jan
 15-March
Autumn

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