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» Graduate Application Deadlines

Please find the deadline for your program below. Programs that accept applications after the deadline on a space-available basis will be noted.

If you are looking to apply to an Accelerated Graduate Program (4+1 program for Chapman undergraduates), please view our Accelerated Graduate Program page. Most programs require students to apply during their junior year.

+ - Argyros School of Business & Economics

Fall 2019

Executive MBA
Early action: April 1, 2019
Regular admission: July 1, 2019
*Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Full-Time MBA 
Round 1: November 1, 2018
Round 2: February 1, 2019
Round 3: June 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Prague MBA
July 1, 2019 for applicants requiring a Schengen visa (those located outside of the Schengen area)
August 31, 2019 for applicants already located in the Schengen area.
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Professional MBA
Early action: April 1, 2019
Regular admission: June 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Accounting
Round 1: November 1, 2018
Round 2: February 1, 2019
Round 3: June 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Behavioral and Computational Economics
May 31, 2019

Joint MBA/M.S. in Food Science
May 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Spring 2020

Flexible MBA
Early action: October 1, 2019
Regular admission: December 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Accounting
Round 1: September 1, 2019
Round 2: December 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint MBA/M.S. in Food Science
November 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Fall 2020

Executive MBA
Early action: April 1, 2020
Regular admission: June 1, 2020
*Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Flexible MBA
Early action: March 1, 2020
Regular admission: June 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Full-Time MBA 
Round 1: October 1, 2019
Round 2: February 1, 2020
Round 3: June 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Prague MBA
June 30, 2020 for applicants requiring a Schengen visa (those located outside of the Schengen area)
August 31, 2020 for applicants already located in the Schengen area.
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Accounting
Round 1: October 1, 2019
Round 2: February 1, 2020
Round 3: May 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Behavioral and Computational Economics
May 31, 2019

Joint MBA/M.S. in Food Science
May 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint MBA/MFA in Film and TV Producing
December 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint MBA/JD
April 15, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

+ - Attallah College of Educational Studies

Fall 2019

M.A. in Leadership Development
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2019*
Applications will continue to be accepted until the cohort is full through April 1, 2019.

M.A./Credential in Special Education
April 1, 2019 extended to June 1, 2019*

Ed.S. in School Psychology
February 1, 2019*

Ph.D. in Education
January 18, 2019

Spring 2020

M.A. in Teaching/Teaching Credentials
November 8, 2019*

Summer 2020

M.A. in Teaching/Teaching Credentials
March 6, 2020*

M.A. in School Counseling
January 10, 2020*

Fall 2020

M.A./Credential in Special Education
Priority Deadline: June 1, 2020*

Ph.D. in Education
January 17, 2020* 

M.A. in Leadership Development
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2020*

Ed.S. in School Psychology
February 1, 2020*

*All materials are to be submitted by the application deadline. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

+ - Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Fall 2019

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Early action: August 15, 2018
Regular Admission application deadline: December 17, 2018
Applications accepted through PTCAS only.

M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders
January 15, 2019
Applications accepted through CSDCAS only.

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
June 1, 2019 extended to July 13, 2019

Spring 2020

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
Priority Deadline: October 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

MMS Physician Assistant
September 1, 2019
Applications accepted through CASPA only.

Fall 2020

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders
March 31, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

+ - College of Performing Arts

Fall 2019

MM in Keyboard and Collaborative Arts
Rolling Admission

Spring 2020

MM in Keyboard and Collaborative Arts
Rolling Admission

Fall 2020

MM in Keyboard and Collaborative Arts
Rolling Admission

+ - Dodge College of Film & Media Arts

Fall 2020

All Graduate Applications: December 1, 2019

 

+ - Schmid College of Science & Technology

Fall 2019

M.S. in Food Science
May 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint M.S. in Food Science/MBA
May 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Computational and Data Sciences
Priority Admission: January 15, 2019
Regular Admission: May 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Ph.D. in Computational and Data Sciences
Priority Admission: January 15, 2019
Regular Admission: March 15, 2019

Spring 2020

M.S. in Food Science
November 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint M.S. in Food Science/MBA
November 1, 2019
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Fall 2020

M.S. in Food Science
May 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint M.S. in Food Science/MBA
May 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Computational and Data Sciences
Priority Admission: January 15, 2020
Regular Admission: May 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Ph.D. in Computational and Data Sciences
Priority Admission: January 15, 2020

+ - School of Communication

Fall 2019

M.S. in Health and Strategic Communication
Rolling Admission

Ph.D. in Communication
Rolling Admission

Fall 2020

M.S. in Health and Strategic Communication
Rolling Admission

Ph.D. in Communication
Rolling Admission

+ - School of Pharmacy

Fall 2019

Doctor of Pharmacy
Early Admission: September 4, 2018
Regular Admission: February 1, 2019 extended to March 1, 2019
Applications accepted through PharmCAS only.

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
June 30, 2019 extended to July 31, 2019
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
March 1, 2019
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

+ - Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

Fall 2019

M.A. in English or MFA in Creative Writing
Priority Scholarship Admission: February 1, 2019
Regular Admission: Rolling

M.A. in International Studies
Priority Scholarship Admission: February 1, 2019
Regular Admission: June 1, 2019

M.A. in War and Society
Priority Scholarship Admission: February 1, 2019
Regular Admission: Rolling

Spring 2020

M.A. in English or MFA in Creative Writing
Regular Admission: November 1, 2019

M.A. in International Studies
Regular Admission: November 1, 2019

M.A. in War and Society
Regular Admission: November 1, 2019

Fall 2020

M.A. in English or MFA in Creative Writing
Priority Scholarship Admission: February 1, 2020
Regular Admission: Rolling

M.A. in International Studies
Priority Scholarship Admission: February 1, 2020
Regular Admission: Rolling

M.A. in War and Society
Priority Scholarship Admission: February 1, 2020
Regular Admission: Rolling

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