Deadlines

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the Office of Graduate Admissions by the deadline. Please note that our deadlines are not postmark dates; all items must be received by the office by midnight on the date of the deadline. Program faculty begin reviewing completed applications for admission as soon as the deadline has passed. Incomplete applications are not considered.

Programs that show an application period with an early and final deadline review applications on a rolling basis during the period between the dates shown. Applicants to programs with early deadlines are strongly encouraged to apply to the early deadline if they plan to relocate to attend USD.

2014 Application Deadlines

DEPARTMENT OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES FALL 2014
Ph.D. Leadership Studies December 1, 2013
M.A. Higher Education Leadership December 15, 2013
M.A. Leadership Studies* Priority deadline of January 15, 2014; late applications accepted on a space available basis
M.A. Nonprofit Leadership and Management March 1, 2014
Preliminary Administrative Services Credential Priority deadline of April 1, 2014; late applications accepted on a space available basis

* Applicants applying to the M.A. in Leadership Studies jointly with the Preliminary Administrative Services Credential may apply on a rolling basis according to the deadlines set for the Administrative Services Credential.

DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL, FAMILY AND MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONS SPRING 2014 FALL 2014
M.A. Marital and Family Therapy October 15, 2013

Early Admission: January 8th, Regular Admission: February 21st

M.A. Counseling, specialization in Clinical Mental Health Counseling N/A

Early Admission: January 8th, Regular Admission: February 21st

M.A. Counseling, specialization in School Counseling N/A

Early Admission: January 8th, Regular Admission: March 7th

DEPARTMENT OF LEARNING AND TEACHING SPRING 2014 SUMMER 2014 FALL 2014
Master's Credential Cohort Program: Education Specialist Credential N/A N/A Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Master's Credential Cohort Program: Multiple Subject Credential N/A Rolling February 1, 2014 - May 1, 2014 Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Master's Credential Cohort Program: Single Subject Credential N/A Rolling February 1, 2014 - May 1, 2014 Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
M.Ed. TESOL, Literacy and Culture N/A N/A Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Preliminary Education Specialist Credential (Credential Only) Rolling October 15, 2013 - December 1, 2013 Rolling February 1, 2014 - May 1, 2014 Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential (Credential Only) Rolling October 15, 2013 - December 1, 2013 Rolling February 1, 2014 - May 1, 2014 Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Preliminary Single Subject Credential (Credential Only) Rolling October 15, 2013 - December 1, 2013 Rolling February 1, 2014 - May 1, 2014 Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Graduate Certificate in TESOL Rolling October 15, 2013 - December 1, 2013 N/A Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
Graduate Certificate in Peace and Global Education Rolling October 15, 2013 - December 1, 2013 N/A Rolling February 1, 2014 - June 1, 2014
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