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Application Deadlines and Decision Notification Dates

Application Deadlines and Decision Notification Dates

Please note that the deadlines below refer to the application for the 2015-2016 academic year, which is now closed. We will begin accepting applications for fall 2016 enrollment by early September 2015 and will post updated application deadlines at that time. 

Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.)

The Doctor of Education Leadership online submission and materials received deadline is Monday, December 15, 2014, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Decisions will be made available online in late March 2015.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education

The Doctor of Philosophy in Education online submission and materials received deadline is Monday, December 1, 2014, at 5 p.m. EST. Note that all applications for the Ph.D. must be submitted to the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Master of Education (Ed.M.) and C.A.S. in Counseling

The master's and C.A.S. online submission and materials received deadline is Monday, January 5, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Master's decisions will be made available online in late March 2015. C.A.S. decisions will be made available online in February 2015.

Special Students (Non-Degree)

The application deadline for Special Student (non-degree) applicants seeking spring 2015 enrollment is Friday, November 28, 2014.

Please note that all Admissions deadlines are separate from Financial Aid and fellowship application deadlines.


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