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graduate application Timelines

Please refer to the following dates for full admission consideration:

Fall Semester: August 1

Spring Semester: DECEMBER 1

Summer: April 1

Winter Intersession: November 1

Completed applications received after the semester deadlines may be reviewed for acceptance but acceptance is not guaranteed for that term. Acceptance of admissible candidates may be deferred to a later semester. 

If you have any questions email the graduate office at or call 724-938-4187.

The following programs have a Fall Only Start:

Applied Data Analytics


The following programs are a Summer Only Start:

Athletic Training



M.S. in Speech Language Pathology
February 28 is the last date to complete an application file for upcoming academic year. Students admitted to the speech language pathology program normally begin during the Fall. However, they may have the option of beginning their coursework in the preceding Summer session(s) or the following Spring Semester. All applicants will be notified of their admission decision by April 15th.

Master of Science in Nursing
To be fulled considered for the MSN program, please submit a completed application by the Priority Considered Date of March 1. Applications received after the march 1 date will be considered on a space available basis. To inquire on space for the fall term start, please contact the Graduate Programs Office. This program begins in the fall term only.

International Students
July 15 for the Fall term or by November 15 for the Spring term

Last Updated 6/6/24