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COVID 19 Application Changes for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2022

Due to the global impact of COVID-19, most graduate and professional studies program applications will be reviewed on a rolling admission basis. Please note: This does not apply to Accelerated Degree Program (ADP), MAT, M.A. in English, and Ph.D. programs, which have varying deadlines as detailed below.

For graduate programs with rolling deadlines, we have included the pre-pandemic deadlines for reference only.

FYI

Deadlines and start dates can vary from program to program, so be sure to check carefully. In all cases, applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on the deadline listed. Note that we won’t review your application until all requirements are met and it is complete in our system.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Round Deadline
Ph.D. in Psychology (social, developmental, clinical) December 15
Ph.D. in Geography December 31
Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Ph.D. in Biology

Ph.D. in Chemistry

Ph.D. in Holocaust and Genocide Studies (through History)

M.A. in Teaching

January 15
Ph.D. in Economics

Ph.D. in Physics

February 1
M.A. in English* March 15

*Late applications will be considered on a space-available, case-by-case, per program basis.

School of Management

SOM offers three rounds of application review each semester for full-time applicants. All part-time applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis.

Round Fall
Spring
Round 1 – priority admission and scholarship consideration February 1 September 1
Round 2 March 15 October 15
Round 3* April 15 November 15

*Late applications will be considered on a space-available, case-by-case, per program basis.

International Development, Community, and Environment

Round Fall
Spring**
Round 1 – priority admission and scholarship consideration January 15 September 1
Round 2 March 1 October 15
Round 3* April 15 November 15

*Late applications will be considered on a space-available, case-by-case, per program basis.

**IDCE spring semester programs include M.A. in International Development, M.A. in Community Development and Planning, M.S. in Environmental Science and Policy, and Master of Health Science. 

All certificate applicants are reviewed on a rolling admission basis. International students should apply at least two months before the semester start date to ensure time to process immigration paperwork.

School of Professional Studies

All applications for the School of Professional Studies programs are reviewed on a rolling basis. You can enroll as a degree-seeking student in these programs for the fall, spring, or summer semesters. International students should apply at least two months before the semester start date to ensure time to process immigration paperwork.

Accelerated B.A./Master’s Program

Clark offers current undergraduate students the option to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years with the fifth year tuition-free or at a reduced cost. You will need to complete your application by May 1.

View deadlines and requirements
*For current Clark students only.