Start Dates and Deadlines

Start Dates and Deadlines

Graduate Start Dates & Deadlines

Below is a list of graduate programs with anticipated start dates. The start dates indicated are based on the university calendar or the Rowan Global schedule. Your actual first day of class will depend on the course sequence which will be provided by a Rowan Global Admissions & Enrollment Counselor once you have matriculated in a program. Please contact the Rowan Global Enrollment Team for more information on choosing a start date or to find out about possible deadline extensions.

For online, hybrid, and accelerated programs, the traditional academic year is divided into six modules each 8 weeks long. Fall term includes modules 1 and 2, spring term includes modules 3 and 4, and summer term includes modules 5 and 6. On-campus programs typically start according to traditional fall, spring, and summer terms.

International Prospective Students: International prospective students should consult the International Admission Start Dates & Application Deadlines chart for eligible programs and corresponding application deadlines.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Students: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences students should consult the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Application Deadlines chart for eligible programs and corresponding application deadlines.

 
Accounting Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 19 April 1
Accounting Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 19 April 1
Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 February 15
Applied Behavior Analysis Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring - Module 4 March 3 February 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Bilingual Bicultural Education Endorsement
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Business Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Business Certificate of Graduate Study Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Spring - Module 4 March 3 February 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Summer - Module 6 June 30 June 1
Cartography and GIS Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Chief School Administrator Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Combat Systems Engineering Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Community College Leadership Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring January 21 November 1
Computational Data Analytics Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Construction Management Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Creative Writing Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Cyber Security Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Diversity and Inclusion Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Driver's Education Endorsement
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Summer May 19 April 1
Early Childhood Coaching and Technical Assistance Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Early Childhood Special Education Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Ed. D. in Educational Leadership
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
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Educational Leadership Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Ed. D. in Educational Leadership: Community College Leadership Initiative (CCLI)
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 (Early Decision) August 25 January 15
Fall - Module 1 August 25 June 1
Ed. D. in Educational Leadership: Higher Education Track
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 (Early Decision) August 25 January 15
Fall - Module 1 August 25 June 1
Ed. D. in Educational Leadership: Nurse Educator Track
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 (Early Decision) August 25 January 15
Fall - Module 1 August 25 June 1
Ed. D. in Educational Leadership: P-12 Track
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 (Early Decision) August 25 January 15
Fall - Module 1 August 25 June 1
Ed. S. Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Editing and Publishing for Writing Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 August 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Fall - Module 2 October 20 September 15
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Spring - Module 4 March 3 February 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
English as a Second Language Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Enhancing Instructional Practices in Health Professions Education Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Finance Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Global History Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Health Data Management Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
History Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Holocaust and Genocide Education Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
IMC and New Media Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 August 1
Spring - Module 4 March 3 February 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Industrial Chemistry Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Learning Disabilities Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Learning Disabilities Certificate of Graduate Study Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant Certification
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer May 19 February 15
M.A. in Arts Administration
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 February 15
M.A. in Counseling in Educational Settings
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 February 15
M.A. in Criminal Justice
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
M.A. in Criminal Justice Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
M.A. in Educational Technology
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
M.A. in Higher Education: Academic Advising Track
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
M.A. in Higher Education: Administrative Track
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
M.A. in History
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Mathematics: Applied Mathematics Concentration
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Mathematics: Pure Mathematics Concentration
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Mathematics: Statistics Concentration
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Reading Education: Reading Practitioner
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
M.A. in Reading Education: Reading Specialist
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
M.A. in School Administration
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring January 21 November 1
M.A. in School Administration Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
M.A. in School Psychology
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer May 22 February 15
M.A. in Special Education
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Special Education Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
M.A. in Strategic Communication
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Urban Education and Community Studies
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.A. in Wellness and Lifestyle Management
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
M.A. in Writing
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 August 1
Spring January 21 November 1
M.S. in Athletic Training
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Bioinformatics
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
M.S. in Biomedical Engineering
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Chemical Engineering
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Computer Science
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Data Analytics
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Emergency and Threat Response Management
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
M.S. in Finance Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Nursing: Nurse Educator
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Nursing: Nurse Practitioner
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
M.S. in Teaching: Subject Matter
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer May 22 February 15
M.S. in Teaching: Theatre
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer May 22 February 15
M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Management Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Management Information Systems Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Management Information Systems Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Master of Business Administration
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Master of Business Administration at RCBC
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Fall - Module 2 October 20 September 15
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Spring - Module 4 March 3 February 1
Master of Business Administration Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Fall - Module 2 October 20 September 15
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Spring - Module 4 March 3 February 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Summer - Module 6 June 30 June 1
Master of Business Administration: Accounting
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Master of Business Administration: Finance
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Master of Business Administration: Management
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Master of Business Administration: Management Information Systems
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Master of Business Administration: Supply Chain and Logistical Systems
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Master of Education in Teacher Leadership
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Summer - Module 6 June 30 June 1
Master of Engineering Management
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Fall - Module 2 October 20 September 15
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Spring - Module 4 March 3 February 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Summer - Module 6 June 30 June 1
Master of Music
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Master of Music: Composition
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Master of Music: Conducting
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Master of Music: Jazz Studies
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Master of Music: Jazz Studies Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Master of Science in Engineering
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Music Therapy Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Networks Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall August 28 January 1
Ph.D. in Education
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 February 15
Ph.D. in Engineering
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 May 1
Spring January 1 October 1
Post-Baccalaureate in Advanced Premedical Studies at CMSRU
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer May 22 April 15
Pre-Health Studies Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer April 28 April 1
Principal Preparation Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring - Module 4 March 3 February 1
Public Policy Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 May 1
Spring January 1 October 1
Reading Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Reading Writing Literacy Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Research and Leadership in Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate of Graduate Studies
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
School Nursing Post-Baccalaureate Certification
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Summer - Module 6 June 30 June 1
School Public Relations Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 August 1
Fall - Module 2 October 20 September 15
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Software Engineering Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Special Education Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Student Assistance Coordination Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer May 19 April 1
Supervisor Certification
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Teacher of Reading Post-Baccalaureate Endorsement
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Teacher of Students with Disabilities Post-Baccalaureate
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Teacher of Students with Disabilities Post-Baccalaureate Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Teacher of Students with Disabilities: Graduate Endorsement
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Teacher of Students with Disabilities: Graduate Endorsement Online
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Teaching and Learning Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Summer - Module 5 May 5 April 1
Summer - Module 6 June 30 June 1
Urban Health Disparities Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Web Development Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Summer May 5 April 1
Wellness Coaching Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 August 25 July 1
Spring - Module 3 January 7 November 1
Writing and New Media Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 August 1
Spring January 21 November 1
Writing, Composition and Rhetoric Certificate of Graduate Study
Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 August 1
Spring January 21 November 1