Graduate Programs

Program Contacts

Director of Graduate Program: Steven Shannon

Assistant Director of Graduate Program: Mario Milev

Program Resource

Graduate Manual

Graduate Degrees & Certificates

Application Deadlines

Applications and all supporting documents must be received on or before the priority deadlines. The Departmental Priority Deadlines are shown below. Note that applications must be submitted to the Graduate School by midnight Eastern Standard Time on the deadline.

ApplicationFallSpringSummer 1/2
US Citizens:January 15September 15January 15
Internationals:January 15September 15January 15

Please be aware that departmental deadlines are different to Graduate school deadlines. All application fees are totally non-refundable.

Application Required Documents


  • Transcript: Upload official college transcripts. Unofficial transcripts can be initially uploaded for review. However, upon admission, official transcripts must be provided to the Graduate School.

  • Personal Statement: A statement about your desired academic interest, possible research area(s), and future career goals is required. Potential faculty you would like to work with should be included in this statement.

  • Resume/CV

  • Three recommendation letters: On your online application, list the name and email address for EACH referee. They will be notified by email message with a link to respond. Paper recommendations will not be considered.