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
MS in Executive Leadership & Organizational Change June 15 (final) No Admission No Admission 
Master of Business Administration

Fall  FA 1: Aug. 13 // FA 2: Sept. 24 // FA 3: Oct. 31

Spring  SP 1: Jan. 1 // SP 2: Feb. 12 // SP 3: Mar. 26

Summer  SU 1: Apr. 30 // SU 2: July 2 

 
College of Education and Human Services
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)
MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

November 1

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

MA in Education: Teacher as Leader July 1 (final) November 1 April 1 (final)
MA in School Couseling

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

November 1

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

Master of Social Work

February 1 (priority)

March 1 (final)

No Admission

January 15 (priority)

February 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)

Rank 1 - School Counseling

February 1 (priority)

April 1 (final)

-

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 Computer Information Technology August 1  December 1 May 1
MS Computer Science August 1 December 1 May 1
MS Health Informatics August 1  December 1 May 1
College of Health Professions
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. 13 Oct. 10 Jan. 1 Mar. 5 Apr. 30 Jun. 18
MSN: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner - Adult Gero Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner Aug. 13 Oct. 10 Jan. 1 Mar. 5 Apr. 30 Jun. 18
MSN:  Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Aug. 13 Oct. 10 Jan. 1 Mar. 5 Apr. 30 Jun. 18
MSN: Nurse Educator, Nurse Executive Leader, Nursing Informatics (Cohort only) Aug. 13 Oct. 10 Jan. 1 Mar. 5 Apr. 30 Jun. 18
Nurse Practitioner Advancement Certificate Rolling Rolling Rolling
Post-MSN Certificate Rolling Rolling Rolling
Post-MSN Certificate: Psych Mental Health Concentration Rolling Rolling Rolling
Doctor of Nursing Practice Aug. 13 Oct. 10 Jan. 1 Mar. 5  Apr. 30 Jun. 18 
Doctor of Nursing Practice - NAP Specialization No Admission No Admission August 31 
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