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Email: GraduateAdmissions@utsa.edu

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Master’s Degree Application Deadlines

Applicants for admission as master’s degree-seeking or special graduate students may apply for admission through the UTSA Online Graduate Application. To facilitate your successful transition into your graduate program, we highly recommend you submit your application as soon as possible within your admissions cycle. 

Master application deadlines are specific to your applicant type, domestic vs. international. The deadlines will also vary by college or program. Please consult the list below for your college and/or program of interest. 

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure completion and submission of the application, a non-refundable application fee, and all required supporting documents are on file with the Graduate School by the appropriate application deadline. To expedite admissions processing, applicants can use unofficial supporting documents to submit the application. Electronic documents should be uploaded to the application directly.

All applications are to be submitted by 5:00 PM Central Time Zone (U.S.). When the published deadline falls on a weekend, the application remains open until 5:00 PM Central Time Zone (U.S.) on the following open business day. Deadlines are subject to change.

By meeting the priority application deadline, candidates are considered for possible scholarship and assistant opportunities.

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION AND PLANNING (CACP)

The following CACP deadlines apply to all applicants both domestic and international who are applying to a CACP graduate program. Deadlines are specific to the individual CACP graduate program. VIP applicants should follow the domestic deadlines. If (n/a) is listed, that deadline type does not apply to the specific program.

Applications for CACP Master’s programs are processed as they are received and offers of acceptance are made on a rolling basis; therefore we strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible during the application period. This rolling admissions process allows qualified individuals to be admitted on a continual basis until capacity is reached or the deadline has passed. 

CACP Program Fall Priority Deadline Fall Final 
International Deadline
Fall Final Domestic
Deadline
Spring Priority Deadline Spring Final
International Deadline
Spring Final Domestic
Deadline
Summer Final
International Deadline
Summer Final Domestic
Deadline
Architecture 2 (M. Arch.) Jan. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Architecture 3 (M. Arch.) Jan. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Architecture (M.S.) Jan. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Urban and Regional Planning (M.S.) Jan. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in High-Performance Design and Sustainability Jan. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 n/a Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation n/a Mar. 1 June 15 n/a Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning n/a Mar. 1 June 15 n/a Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (COB)

The following COB deadlines apply to domestic, international, and VIP applicants who are applying to a COB Master's or Graduate Certificate program. Applications for COB graduate programs are processed as they are received and offers of acceptance are made on a rolling basis; therefore we strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible during the application period. This rolling admissions process allows qualified individuals to be admitted on a continual basis until capacity is reached.

Early Application Deadline (1): The early deadline applies to all applicant types including domestic, international and VIP.  B y meeting the early application deadline, candidates are considered for possible scholarship opportunities. Recognizing the complexity of applying as an international student, we highly recommend international applicants who reside outside of the United States and require processing of a student visa, submit application materials by the COB early application deadline.

Regular Application Deadline (2): The regular deadline applies to all applicant types including domestic, international and VIP. International applicants for COB graduate programs must meet the regular COB deadline date for full admissions consideration. Please note for international applicants, given the time-frame to complete the admissions process will vary by program and the time-frame to complete the visa process will vary by home country, we cannot guarantee an admitted international student will successfully enroll for the intended term. In some cases, an international student may need to consider deferment to the next available term by program. Thus, we highly encourage international students to apply as early as possible within your admissions cycle.

Late Application Deadline (3):  The late deadline applies to domestic applicants only. Those who meet the late application deadline are not guaranteed a decision for the applied semester.

Term Early Application (1) Regular Application (2) Late Application (3)
Fall April 1 July 15 August 15
Spring October 1 December 1 January 7
Summer March 1 April 15 May 24

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (COEHD)

The following COEHD deadlines apply to all applicants both domestic and international who are applying to a COEHD graduate programVIP applicants should follow the domestic deadlines. Deadlines are specific to the individual graduate program. If (n/a) is listed, that deadline type does not apply to the specific program.

Applications for COEHD Master’s and Certificate programs are processed as they are received and offers of acceptance are made on a rolling basis; therefore we strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible during the application period. This rolling admissions process allows qualified individuals to be admitted on a continual basis until capacity is reached.

COEHD Program Fall
International
Deadline
Fall 
Domestic
Deadline
Spring
International
Deadline
Spring
Domestic
Deadline     
Summer
International 
Deadline
Summer 
Domestic
Deadline   
      
Bicultural Studies (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1               Sept. 15 Dec. 1           Feb. 15 May 31                
Bicultural/Bilingual Education (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 31
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.) Mar. 1 June 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Not Available Not Available
Curriculum and Instruction (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Early Childhood and Elementary Education (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Education (M.A.) Instructional Technology Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Educational Leadership (M.Ed.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Not Available Not Available
Educational Psychology (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Health and Kinesiology (M.S.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 15 Feb. 15 May 1
Higher Education Administration (M.Ed.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Not Available Not Available
Reading and Literacy (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
School Counseling (M.Ed.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
School Psychology (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Not Available Not Available Feb. 15 May 1
Special Education (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 15 Feb. 15 May 1
Teaching English as a Second Language (M.A.) Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 31
Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in Applied Health Research Mar. 1 Aug. 21 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in Bilingual Reading Specialist Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in Community Nutrition Mar. 1 Aug. 21 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in E-Stem Education Not Available Not Available Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Not Available Not Available
Graduate Certificate in Health Mar. 1 Aug. 21 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in ISTEM Education Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in Language Acquisition and Bilingual Psychoeducational Assessment Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1
Graduate Certificate in Special Education Advocacy Not Available Not Available Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Not Available Not Available
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language Mar. 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Feb. 15 May 1

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING (COE)

The following College of Engineering (COE) deadlines apply to domestic, international, and VIP applicants who are applying to a COE Master's or Graduate Certificate program. Applications are processed as they are received and offers of acceptance are made on a rolling basis; therefore, we strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible during the application period. This rolling admissions process allows qualified individuals to be admitted on a continual basis until capacity is reached or the applicable deadline date has passed.

Standard Deadline (1): The standard deadline applies to all applicant types including domestic, international and VIP applicants. All applicants who submit by the standard deadline will receive priority review. Recognizing the complexity of applying as an international student, we highly recommend international applicants who reside outside of the United States and require processing of a student visa, submit application materials by the COE standard application deadline.

Extended Deadline (2): The extended deadline applies to domestic, international students who currently hold a United States student visa and VIP applicants. International applicants for COE graduate programs must meet the extended deadline date for admissions consideration. Please note for international applicants who do not hold an active United States student visa, given the time-frame to complete the admissions process will vary by program and the time-frame to complete the visa process will vary by home country, we cannot guarantee an admitted international student will successfully enroll for the intended term. In some cases, an international student may need to consider deferment to the next available term by program. Thus, we highly encourage international students to apply as early as possible within your admissions cycle. Please do not wait for the posted deadline(s) to submit.

Late Deadline (3): The late deadline applies to Domestic only. Those who meet the late application deadline are not guaranteed a decision for the applied semester. 

COE Programs Fall Standard Deadline (1)  Fall Extended Deadline (2)  Fall
Late Deadline (3) 
Spring Standard Deadline (1)  Spring Extended Deadline (2)  Spring Late Deadline (3)  Summer Standard Deadline (1) Summer Extended Deadline (2)
Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering (M.S.) Apr. 1 Aug. 1 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Jan. 1 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Advanced Materials Engineering (MS-MatE) Apr. 15 June. 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Nov. 15 Jan. 1 Not Available Not Available
Biomedical Engineering (M.S.) Apr. 1 Aug. 1 Aug. 15 Oct. 1 Dec. 1 Jan. 2 Not Available Not Available
Biomedical Technology Commercialization (M.S.) Apr. 1 Aug. 1 Aug. 15 Oct. 1 Dec. 1 Jan. 2 Not Available Not Available
Civil Engineering (M.C.E.) Apr. 1 July 15 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Nov. 30 Jan. 8 Not Available Not Available
Civil Engineering (M.S.) Apr. 1 July 15 Aug. 1 Sept. 15 Nov. 30 Jan. 8 Not Available Not Available
Computer Engineering (M.S.) Apr. 1 Aug. 1 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Dec. 15 Jan. 1 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Electrical Engineering (M.S.) Apr. 1 Aug. 1 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Dec. 15 Jan. 1 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) Apr. 1 Aug. 1 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Dec. 1 Jan. 1 Not Available Not Available
Graduate Certificate in Cloud Computing Apr. 1 Aug. 1 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Dec. 15 Jan. 1 Not Available Not Available

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL AND FINE ARTS (COLFA)

The following COLFA  deadlines are specifically for domestic and international applicants who are applying to a COLFA graduate program. Domestic and International VIP applicants should follow the stated Final Domestic Deadlines below.

In many cases, applications are processed as they are received and offers of acceptance are made on a rolling basis until capacity is reached or the stated deadline has passed. If 'Not Available' is listed for the start term of interest, the program does not accept applications for that specific term. If (n/a) is listed, that deadline type does not apply to the specific program.  

To facilitate your successful transition into your graduate program, we highly recommend you submit your application as soon as possible within your admissions cycle. 

COLFA Program Fall International
Final Deadline
Fall
Domestic
Priority Deadline
Fall Domestic
Final Deadline
Spring International
Final
Deadline
Spring Domestic
Priority Deadline
Spring Domestic
Final Deadline
Summer International
Final
Deadline
Summer Domestic
Final Deadline
Anthropology (M.A.) Mar. 15 n/a Mar. 15 Not Available n/a Not Available Not Available Not Available
Art (M.F.A.) Feb. 1 n/a Feb. 1 Sept. 15 n/a Sept. 15 Not Available Not Available
Art History (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 June 15 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Communication (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 June 15 Not Available n/a Not Available Not Available Not Available
English (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 June 15 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Geography (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 June 15 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Global Affairs (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 Jul. 1 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
History (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 June 15 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Music (M.M.) Feb. 1 n/a Feb. 1 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 1 Feb. 1
Philosophy (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 June 15 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Not Available Not Available
Political Science (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 June 15 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Psychology (M.S.)** Mar. 1 Mar. 1 May 15 Not Available n/a Not Available Not Available Not Available
Sociology (M.S.) Mar. 1 Apr. 1 July 1 Sept. 15 Sept. 1 Nov. 1 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Spanish (M.A.) Mar. 1 Mar. 15 June 15 Sept. 15 Aug. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing Mar. 1 n/a June 15 Sept. 15 n/a Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Instrumental Performance Apr. 15 n/a Apr. 15 Sept. 15 n/a Oct. 15 Apr. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Keyboard Pedagogy Apr. 15 n/a Apr. 15 Sept. 15 n/a Oct. 15 Apr. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Linguistics Mar. 1 n/a June 15 Sept. 15 n/a Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Rhetoric and Composition Mar. 1 n/a June 15 Sept. 15 n/a Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Translation and Interpreting Studies Mar. 1 n/a June 15 Sept. 15 n/a Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Voice Pedagogy Apr. 15 n/a Apr. 15 Sept. 15 n/a Oct. 15 Apr. 15 Apr. 15

**Students who apply for the Psychology M.S. program after the listed priority deadline per term may not be admitted if space is not available. 

COLLEGE OF PUBLIC POLICY (COPP)

The following COPP deadlines are specifically for domestic and international applicants who are applying to a COPP graduate program. Domestic and International VIP applicants should follow the stated Final Domestic Deadlines below. If 'Not Available' is listed for the start term of interest, the program does not accept applications for that specific term. 

Applications for COPP Master’s programs are processed as they are received and offers of acceptance are made on a rolling basis; therefore we strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible during the application period. This rolling admissions process allows qualified individuals to be admitted on a continual basis until capacity is reached or the deadline has passed.

COPP Program Fall
International
Final Deadline
Fall
Priority
Deadline
Fall
Domestic
Final Deadline
Spring
International
Final Deadline
Spring
Priority
Deadline
Spring
Domestic
Final Deadline
Summer
Domestic/
International 
Final Deadline
Applied Demography (M.S.) Mar. 1 Apr. 15 Jul. 31 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Criminal Justice and Criminology (M.S.) Mar. 1 Apr. 15 Jul. 15 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
Public Administration (M.P.A.) Mar. 1 Apr. 15 Jun. 15 Sept. 15 Nov. 1 Nov. 15 Not Available
Social Work - 36 hrs. (M.S.W.) Mar. 1 Apr. 15 Jun. 15 Sept. 15 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Not Available
Social Work - 60 hrs. (M.S.W.) Mar. 1 Apr. 15 Jun. 15 Sept. 15 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Not Available
Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration and Leadership Mar. 1 Not Available Jun. 15 Sept. 15 Not Available Nov. 1 Not Available

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES (COS)

The following COS deadlines apply to domestic, international, and VIP applicants who are applying to a COS Master's or Graduate Certificate program. Applications for COS graduate programs are processed as they are received and offers of acceptance are made on a rolling basis; therefore we strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible during the application period. This rolling admissions process allows qualified individuals to be admitted on a continual basis until capacity is reached or the deadline date has passed.

To facilitate your successful transition into your graduate program, we highly recommend you submit your application as soon as possible within your admissions cycle. 

COS Programs Fall
Priority
Deadline
Fall
International
Final Deadline
Fall
Domestic
Final Deadline
Spring
Priority
Deadline
Spring
International
Final Deadline
Spring
Domestic
Final Deadline
Summer
International
Final Deadline
Summer
Domestic
Final Deadline
Applied Mathematics - Industrial Mathematics (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Biology (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Biotechnology (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Chemistry (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Computer Science (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 n/a n/a
Environmental Science (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 n/a n/a
Geoinformatics (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Nov. 30 n/a n/a
Geology (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 n/a n/a
Mathematics (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 15 July 1 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Nov. 1 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Mathematics Education (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Nov. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Physics (M.S.) Mar. 15 Mar. 1 June 15 Aug. 15 Sept. 15 Oct. 15 Feb. 15 Apr. 15
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Science n/a Mar. 1 June 15 n/a Sept. 15 Oct. 15 n/a n/a
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Sustainability n/a Mar. 1 June 15 n/a Sept. 15 Oct. 15 n/a n/a
Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science n/a Mar. 1 June 15 n/a Sept. 15 Oct. 15 n/a n/a