Admissions Deadlines and Requirements

Before you apply, review your program’s Application Requirements by following the relevant link. Complete applications submitted by the early deadline will receive primary consideration for USC Rossier scholarships, including the Dean’s Scholars Program.

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Doctoral Degree Programs

Application Requirements Delivery Round 1 Round 2 Round 3

Doctor of Education (EDL) in Educational Leadership

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On-campus Application deadlines
December 1 January 15 March 15
Admissions decision by
February 15 March 15 May 15

Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership (OCL)

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Online Visit USC Rossier Online for deadlines

Global Executive Doctor of Education (Global EdD)

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Hybrid December 1 March 17 N/A

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in
Urban Education Policy

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On-campus December 1 N/A N/A

Master’s Degree Programs

Application Requirements Delivery Round 1 Round 2 Round 3

Master of Arts in Teaching
(MAT)

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On-campus Application deadlines
December 1 January 15 March 15
Admissions decision by
February 15 March 15 May 15
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Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
(MAT-TESOL)

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On-campus Application deadlines
December 1 January 15 March 15
Admissions decision by
February 15 March 15 May 15
Online Visit USC Rossier Online for deadlines

Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs
(PASA)

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On-campus Application deadlines
December 1 January 15 March 15
Admissions decision by
February 15 March 15 May 15

Master of Education in Educational Counseling (EC)

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On-campus Application deadlines
December 1 January 15 March 15
Admissions decision by
February 15 March 15 May 15

Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology
(LDT)

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Online Application deadlines
December 1 January 15 March 15
Admissions decision by
February 15 March 15 May 15

Master of Marriage and Family Therapy
(MFT)

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On-campus Application deadlines
December 1 January 15 March 15
Admissions decision by
February 15 March 15 May 15