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Deadlines

If the deadline for your program of interest has passed, please inquire with the program to determine whether applications may still be reviewed or email/call the Office of Graduate Education (graduate@nku.edu or 859-572-6364).

International student application deadlines: fall - June 1, spring - October 1.

College of Arts and Sciences
Program Fall Term Deadline Spring Term Deadline Summer Term Deadline
MA in English July 1 November 1 No Admission
MS in Industrial-Organizational
Psychology
March 1 (priority)
August 1 (final)
December 1 May 1
MA in Integrative Studies August 1  December 1 May 1
Master of Public Administration August 1 December 1 May 1
MA in Public History August 1  December 1 May 1
Haile/US Bank College of Business
Program Fall Term Deadline Spring Term Deadline Summer Term Deadline
Master of Accountancy: Professional Concentration July 1 December 1 May 1
Master of Accountancy: Accounting Practice & Reporting Concentration July 1 No Admission No Admission
Master of Business Administration

Fall  FA 1: Aug. 7 // FA 2: Sept. 18 // FA 3: Oct. 25

Spring  SP 1: Jan. 2 // SP 2: Feb. 12 // SP 3: Mar. 25

Summer  SU 1: May 13 // SU 2: July 1

 
College of Education
Program Fall Term Deadline Spring Term Deadline Summer Term Deadline
Doctor of Education February 1 (priority) No Admission No Admission
Education Specialist - Education Leadership July 1 (priority)
August 1 (final)
November 1 May 1 (final)
Education Specialist - Teaching and Leading July 1 (final) November 1 April 1 (final)
MA in Education: Teacher as Leader July 1 (final) November 1 April 1 (final)
MA in Teaching No Admission No Admission April 1 (priority)
Rank 1 - Teaching

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

November 1

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

College of Informatics
Program Fall Term Deadline Spring Term Deadline Summer Term Deadline
MS Business Informatics August 1 December 1 May 1
MA Communication
August 1 December 1 No Admission
MS Health Informatics

7 week 1 - Aug. 7

7 week 2 - Oct. 4

7 week 1 - January 2

7 week 2 - March 4

7 week 1 - April 29

7 week 2 - June 17

College of Health and Human Services
Program Fall Term Deadline Spring Term Deadline Summer Term Deadline
 

FA 1

FA 2

SP 1  SP 2  SU 1  SU 2
MS in Health Science Aug. 7 Oct. 4 Jan. 2 Mar. 4 Apr. 29 Jun. 17
Master of Science in Nursing Aug. 7 Oct. 4 Jan. 2 Mar. 4 Apr. 29 Jun. 17
Nurse Practitioner Advancement Certificate Aug. 7 Oct. 4 Jan. 2 Mar. 4 Apr. 29 Jun. 17
Post MSN Certificate Aug. 7 Oct. 4 Jan. 2 Mar. 4 Apr. 29 Jun. 17
Doctor of Nursing Practice: Post-Master's (online) Aug. 7 Oct. 4 Jan. 2 Mar. 4 Apr. 29 Jun. 17 
Doctor of Nurisng Practice: Post-Master's CRNA to DNP (online) No Admission No Admission April 1
Doctor of Nursing Practice: NAP Specialization (BSN-DNP) No Admission No Admission August 31 
MS in Athletic Training No Admission No Admission Rolling
MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

November 1

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

MS in Exercise Science Rolling Rolling Rolling
MA in School Counseling

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

November 1

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

Master of Social Work

(Advanced Standing)

No Admission No Admission

January 15 (priority)

February 1 (final)

Master of Social Work

(Traditional)

No Admission No Admission

February 1 (priority)

February 15 (final)

Rank 1 - School Counseling

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)


No Admission

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

Chase College of Law
Program Fall Term Deadline Spring Term Deadline Summer Term Deadline
Master of Legal Studies April 1 No Admission No Admission
LL.M. In U.S. Law May 1 No Admission No Admission

CONTACT US

Northern Kentucky University — Office of Graduate Education
302 Lucas Administrative Center, Highland Heights, KY 41099

Email:  graduate@nku.edu — Phone: (859) 572-6364 — Fax: (859) 572-6670