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Agricultural Education  (MS)July-1No spring admission
Anthropology   (MA)January-10 No spring admission
Art  (MA)  (MFA)March-1October-1 
Biological Sciences  (MS)March-2October-1
Business Administration  (MBA) Contact departmentSeptember-16 
Communication Sciences & Disorders  (MA)January-15 No spring admission
Communications Studies  (MA)June-1November-1
Computer Science June-1No spring admission
Credential Conditionally Classified   July-1December-2
Education  (MA)June-1December-2
English  (MA)                                                                                          *Certificate in Teaching College-Level WritingMarch-2September-16 
Environmental Science  (MS)   May-4November-1
Geosciences  (MS)May-4November-1
History  (MA)                                                                                            *Certificate in Advanced Study in History May-1November-1
Interdisciplinary Studies  (MA or MS)May-15November-1
Kinesiology  (MA)May-15October-1
Mathematics Education  (MS)
    Fall admissions for even years only
June-1No spring admission
Nursing  (MS) 
    Fall admissions for even years only
May-15No spring admission
Nutritional Science  (MS)July-1September-16 
Political Science  (MA)July-1October-1
Preliminary Admin Services CredentialJuly-1No spring admission
Psychology  (MA) (MS)February-17No spring admission
Public Administration  (MPA) July-1October-1
Social Science  (MA)May-15October-1
Social Work   (MSW)January-5No spring admission
Teaching  (MA) June-1December-2
Teaching International Languages  (MA)                                                                                                            *Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)   July-1December-2