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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.

In order to receive full consideration for fellowship, please submit your application by your program's priority deadline.

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.


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Argyros School of Business & Economics

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
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: May 31, 2020

M.S. in Real Estate
Deadline information will be posted as soon as it is available.

Joint MBA/M.S. in Food Science
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: 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.

Spring 2021

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

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

Fall 2021

Executive MBA
Early action: March 1, 2021
Regular admission: June 1, 2021
*Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Flexible MBA
Early action: March 1, 2021
Regular admission: June 1, 2021
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Full-Time MBA 
Round 1: October 1, 2020
Round 2: February 1, 2021
Round 3: June 1, 2021
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Prague MBA
June 30, 2021 for applicants requiring a Schengen visa (those located outside of the Schengen area)
August 31, 2021 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, 2020
Round 2: February 1, 2021
Round 3: June 1, 2021
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Behavioral and Computational Economics
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: May 31, 2021

M.S. in Real Estate
Round 1: October 1, 2020
Round 2: February 1, 2021
Round 3: June 1, 2021

Joint MBA/M.S. in Food Science
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: May 1, 2021
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint MBA/MFA in Film and TV Producing
December 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint MBA/JD
April 15, 2021
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Attallah College of Educational Studies

Summer 2020

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

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

Fall 2020

Ph.D. in Education
January 17, 2020 extended to May 30, 2020*

M.A. in Leadership Development
February 1, 2020
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after the deadline and the application may close at any time.

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

M.A./Credential in Special Education
April 1, 2020 extended to June 15, 2020*
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after the deadline and the application may close at any time. 

Spring 2021

M.A. in Teaching/Teaching Credentials
Priority Deadline: November 1, 2020

Summer 2021

M.A. in Teaching/Teaching Credentials
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021

M.A. in School Counseling
January 10, 2021*

Fall 2021

Ph.D. in Education
February 1, 2021*

M.A. in Leadership Development
February 1, 2021
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after the deadline and the application may close at any time.

Ed.S. in School Psychology
February 1, 2021*

M.A./Credential in Special Education
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: April 1, 2021

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

College of Performing Arts

Fall 2020

M.M. in Keyboard and Collaborative Arts
Rolling Admission

Spring 2021

M.M. in Keyboard and Collaborative Arts
Rolling Admission

Fall 2021

M.M. in Keyboard and Collaborative Arts
Rolling Admission

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Fall 2020

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Early Admission: August 15, 2019
Regular Admission deadline: December 16, 2019
Applications accepted through PTCAS only.

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
February 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis and the application may close at any time.

M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders
January 15, 2020
Applications accepted through CSDCAS only.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders
March 31, 2020 extended to May 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Spring 2021

MMS Physician Assistant Studies
August 15, 2020
Applications accepted through CASPA only.

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
October 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis and the application may close at any time.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders
November 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Summer 2021

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Regular Admission deadline: October 15, 2020
Applications accepted through PTCAS only.

Fall 2021

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Regular Admission deadline: October 15, 2020
Applications accepted through PTCAS only.

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
February 1, 2021
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis and the application may close at any time.

M.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders
January 15, 2021
Applications accepted through CSDCAS only.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Communication Sciences and Disorders
March 31, 2021
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Dodge College of Film & Media Arts

Fall 2021

All Graduate Applications: December 1, 2020

Schmid College of Science & Technology

Fall 2020

M.S. in Food Science
Priority Deadlne: February 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: May 1, 2020
Applications submitted after the regular deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

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

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

Ph.D. in Computational and Data Sciences
Priority Deadline: January 15, 2020
Regular Deadline: March 15, 2020
Applications submitted after the regular deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Spring 2021

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

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

Fall 2021

M.S. in Food Science
Priority Deadlne: February 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: May 1, 2021
Applications submitted after the regular deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Joint M.S. in Food Science/MBA
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: May 1, 2021
Applications submitted after the regular deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

M.S. in Computational and Data Sciences
Priority Deadline: January 15, 2021
Regular Deadline: May 1, 2021
Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Ph.D. in Computational and Data Sciences
Priority Deadline: January 15, 2021
Regular Deadline: March 15, 2021
Applications submitted after the regular deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

School of Communication

Fall 2020

M.S. in Health and Strategic Communication
Priority Deadline: January 15, 2020
Regular Deadline: April 15, 2020

Ph.D. in Communication
Priority Deadline: January 15, 2020
Regular Deadline: April 15, 2020

Fall 2021

M.S. in Health and Strategic Communication
Early Decision: January 15, 2021
Regular Decision: April 15, 2021

Ph.D. in Communication
Early Decision: January 15, 2021
Regular Decision: April 15, 2021

School of Pharmacy

Fall 2020

Doctor of Pharmacy
Early Admission: September 3, 2019
Regular Admission: February 1, 2020 extended to July 1, 2020
Applications accepted through PharmCAS only.

M.S. in Patient Safety
Priority Deadline: June 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: June 30, 2020
Applications for Fall 2020 are accepted through our General Application.

M.S. in Regulatory Affairs
Priority Deadline: June 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: June 30, 2020
Applications for Fall 2020 are accepted through our General Application.  

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Priority Deadline: May 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: June 30, 2020
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
January 15, 2020
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Spring 2021

M.S. in Patient Safety
Priority Deadline: November 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: November 20, 2020
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only. 

M.S. in Regulatory Affairs
Priority Deadline: November 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: November 20, 2020
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only.

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Priority Deadline: November 1, 2020
Regular Deadline: November 30, 2020
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Fall 2021

Doctor of Pharmacy
Early Admission: September 8, 2020
Regular Admission: March 1, 2021
Applications accepted through PharmCAS only.

M.S. in Patient Safety
Priority Deadline: June 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: June 30, 2021
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only. 

M.S. in Regulatory Affairs
Priority Deadline: June 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: June 30, 2021
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only.   

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Priority Deadline: May 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: June 1, 2021
Applications accepted through PharmGrad only. Applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020
Regular Deadline: January 15, 2021
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 2020

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

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

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

Spring 2021

M.A. in English or MFA in Creative Writing
Regular Deadline: November 1, 2020

M.A. in International Studies
Regular Deadline: November 1, 2020

M.A. in War and Society
Regular Deadline: November 1, 2020

Fall 2021

M.A. in English or MFA in Creative Writing
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: Rolling

M.A. in International Studies
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: Rolling

M.A. in War and Society
Priority Deadline: February 1, 2021
Regular Deadline: Rolling

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