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.

If you have questions contact us at (213) 740-0224 or .

Doctoral Degree Programs

Application Requirements Round 1 Round 2 Round 3

Doctor of Education (EDL) in Educational Leadership

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Delivery: On-campus

Application deadlines
December 1 January 12 February 26
Notification by
February 1 March 15 April 16

Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership (OCL)

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Delivery: Online

Visit USC Rossier Online for deadlines

Global Executive Doctor of Education (Global EdD)

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Delivery: Hybrid

December 1 March 17 N/A

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in
Urban Education Policy

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Delivery: On-campus

December 1 N/A N/A

Master’s Degree Programs

Application Requirements Round 1 Round 2 Round 3

Master of Arts in Teaching
(MAT)

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Delivery: On-campus

Application deadlines
December 1 January 12 February 26
Notification by
February 1 March 15 April 16

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Online

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Delivery: Online

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Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
(MAT-TESOL)

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Delivery: On-campus

Application deadlines
December 1 January 12 February 26
Notification by
February 1 March 15 April 16

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT-TESOL) Online

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Delivery: Online

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

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Delivery: On-campus

Application deadlines
December 1 January 12 February 26
Notification by
February 1 March 15 April 16

World Masters in Language Teaching (WMLT)

Application deadlines
TBD TBD TBD
Notification by
TBD TBD TBD

Master of Education in Educational Counseling (EC)

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Delivery: On-campus

Application deadlines
December 1 January 12 February 26
Notification by
February 1 March 15 April 16

Master of Education in School Counseling (SC) Online

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Delivery: Online

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Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology
(LDT)

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Delivery: Online

Application deadlines
December 1 January 12 February 26
Notification by
February 1 March 15 April 16

Master of Marriage and Family Therapy
(MFT)

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Delivery: On-campus

Application deadlines
December 1 January 12 February 26
Interview Day
January 26 March 9 April 6
Notification by
February 1 March 15 April 16

*We will continue to accept application on a first-come, first-served and space-available basis until the indicated date.

†Due to student visa processing time, international students are no longer able to submit an application for the Marriage and Family Therapy program for the summer 2017 cohort. Due to student visa processing time.