Graduate Program Information

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Asterisk (*) indicates application deadline for full-time study. Application deadline for part-time study is August 1 unless otherwise noted.

Doctoral Programs Offered

Doctor of Philosophy

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology
Feb. 15 Nov. 15
GRE
Chemistry
Feb. 15 Nov. 1
GRE recommended only
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (see below for EdD)
April 30 Fall only
GRE or GMAT
Electrical Engineering
Feb. 15 Nov. 1
GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in EE
Engineering & Applied Science
Feb. 15 Nov. 15
GRE required
Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies & Theory
Feb. 1 Dec. 1
GRE recommended only
Marine Science & Technology
Feb. 15 Nov. 15
GRE required
Mathematics Education
March 31 Nov. 15
GRE required
Nursing (see below for DNP)
Feb. 15 Fall only
GRE required

Doctor of Education

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (see above for PhD)
April 30 Fall only
GRE or GMAT

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Nursing Practice (see above for PhD)
March 15 Fall only
GRE if fewer than 45 credits earned at baccalaureate degree granting school

Juris Doctor

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Law
June 30 Fall only
LSAT required
 

Master's Programs Offered

Master of Arts

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Portuguese Studies
Feb. 1 Nov. 15
GRE recommended only
Professional Writing
March 1 * Dec. 15
Miller Analogies Test or GRE
Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis
August 31 Dec. 20
GRE required
Psychology, Clinical
March 31 Fall only
None
Psychology, Research
Feb. 1 Fall only
GRE required; AGRE recommended only

Master of Public Policy

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Public Policy (face-to-face)
August 1 Fall only
GRE or GMAT required unless applicant has earned graduate degree from accredited school, or unless applicant has completed Educational Policy or Environmental Policy certificate programs
Public Policy (online)
August 1 Fall only
GRE or GMAT required unless applicant has earned graduate degree from accredited school, or unless applicant has completed Educational Policy or Environmental Policy certificate programs

Master of Science

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Biology / Marine Biology
Feb. 15 Fall only
GRE required
Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology -- Medical Laboratory Science option (PSM)
Feb. 15 Nov. 15
None
Chemistry
March 15 Nov. 1
GRE recommended only
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Feb. 15 * Nov. 15
GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in CEN
Computer Science (face-to-face)
Feb. 15 * Nov. 15
GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in CIS
Computer Science (online)
August 1 Nov. 15
GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in CIS
Electrical / Computer Engineering
Feb. 15 * Nov. 1
GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in EE or CE
Marine Science & Technology
Feb. 15 Nov. 15
GRE required
Marine Science & Technology -- COAST option (PSM)
Feb. 15 Nov. 15
GRE recommended only
Mechanical Engineering
Feb. 15 * Nov. 15
GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in MNE
Mechanical Engineering -- Industrial & Systems Engineering option (PSM)
Feb. 15 * Nov. 15
GRE required unless UMass Dartmouth graduate in MNE
Nursing
March 15 Fall only
GRE if fewer than 45 credits earned at baccalaureate degree granting school
Physics
March 31 * Nov. 15 *
None

Master of Art Education

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Art Education
August 1 Oct. 15
Portfolio required, both MTELs if no initial license

Master of Arts in Teaching

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Middle/Secondary Education, Initial License
August 1 Jan. 15
MTELs, per program description
Professional License
August 1 Jan. 15
MTELs, per program description

Master of Fine Arts

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Artisanry, Fine Arts, Visual Design
Feb. 1 Oct. 15
Portfolio required

Master of Business Administration

Program Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Business Administration (face-to-face)
August 1;
June 1 (intl)
Dec. 1;
Nov. 1 (intl)
GMAT required
Business Administration (online)
August 1 Dec. 1
GMAT required
 

Certificate Programs Offered

Certificate Name Deadlines Test Requirements
FallSpring
Accounting
June 1 Dec. 15
None
Acoustics
None
Artisanry
April 20 Nov. 15
None
Business Foundations (Online)
June 1 Dec. 1
None
Communications
None
Computer Networks & Distributed Systems
None
Computer Science
June 30 Nov. 15
None
Computer Systems
None
Computer Systems Engineering
None
Digital Signal Processing
None
Educational Policy (Online)
April 20 Nov. 15
None
Electrical Engineering Systems
None
Env. Policy (PDF) (Online)
April 20 Nov. 15
None
Finance
June 1 Dec. 15
None
Fine Arts
April 20 Nov. 15
None
International Business (Online)
June 1 Dec. 15
None
Marketing
June 1 Dec. 15
None
Organizational Leadership (Online)
June 1 Dec. 15
None
Principal Licensure - Leading for Learning
July 15 Dec. 15
MTEL: Communication/Literacy (01)
Professional Writing
None
Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Post-Master's
August 31 Dec. 20
None
Software Development & Design
None
Supply Chain Management
June 1 Dec. 15
None
Sustainable Development
None
Teaching Licensure - Middle
July 15 Dec. 15
MTEL: Communication/Literacy (01); Content/Subject (03)
Teaching Licensure - Secondary
April 20 Nov. 15
MTEL: Communication/Literacy (01); Content/Subject (03)
Web & Interaction Design
August 1
None

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