​Deadlines

Learning how to apply? Here's when to do it.

Thanks for your interest in joining our SOLES community—we're looking forward to reviewing your application. Because we receive a high volume of applications, it's very important that we process them in an organized and fair way, which translates to our having firm deadlines. We take our job very seriously when we review applications, and we need applicants to take theirs just as seriously when it comes to timeliness.

As a prospective student, please know that it's your responsibility (and a critical part of the application process) to make sure your materials are received before the deadline. You'll see two types of deadlines below—a final deadline means that's the last day an application can be received and be considered. The early deadlines listed offer a great way to play it safe and submit your application in time for a priority review.

Application Deadlines for 2018 Start Terms

Department of Leadership Studies

Program Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018
PhD in Leadership Studies Final Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Final Deadline:
December 15, 2017
Final Deadline:
December 15, 2017
PhD in Leadership Studies, Specialization in Leadership for International School Leaders N/A Early Deadline:
December 15, 2017

Final Deadline:
March 31, 2018
 N/A
MA in Higher Education Leadership Final Deadline:
October 1, 2017
N/A Final Deadline:
December 15, 2017
MA in Leadership Studies Final Deadline:
October 1, 2017
Final Deadline:
March 31, 2018
Final Deadline:
March 31, 2018
MA in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Final Deadline:
October 1, 2017
N/A Final Deadline:
March 31, 2018

Department of Counseling & Marital and Family Therapy

Program Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018
MA in Marital and Family Therapy October 22, 2017 N/A Early Deadline:
January 13, 2018

Final Deadline:
February 10, 2018
MA in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling N/A N/A Early Deadline:
January 13, 2018

Final Deadline:
February 10, 2018
MA in Counseling, School Counseling N/A N/A Early Deadline:
January 13, 2018

Final Deadline:
February 10, 2018

Department of Learning and Teaching

Program Spring 2018 Summer 2018 Fall 2018
Master's Credential Cohort Program:
Multiple Subject Credential(Academy for Catholic Teaching (ACT)
N/A N/A N/A
Master's Credential Cohort Program: |
Education Specialist Credential (Special Education)
N/A N/A N/A
Master's Credential Cohort Program:
Multiple Subject Credential (Elementary Education)
N/A Early Deadline:
February 1, 2018

Final Deadline:
May 1, 2018
Early Deadline:
March 1, 2018

Final Deadline:
June 30, 2018
Master's Credential Cohort Program:
Single Subject Credential (Secondary Education)
N/A Early Deadline:
February 1, 2018

Final Deadline:
May 1, 2018
Early Deadline:
March 1, 2018

Final Deadline:
June 30, 2018
MEd in TESOL, Literacy and Culture N/A N/A Early Deadline:
March 1, 2018

Final Deadline:
June 1, 2018
Preliminary Education Specialist Credential
(Credential Only)
N/A N/A June 30, 2018
Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential
(Credential Only)
N/A May 1, 2018 June 30, 2018
Preliminary Single Subject Credential
(Credential Only)
N/A May 1, 2018 June 30, 2018
Graduate Certificate in TESOL N/A N/A June 1, 2018
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