How to Apply

Take the first step towards becoming a Mason student by selecting from the below list of applications.

Information for Undergraduate Applicants

Information for Graduate Applicants

Program Fall semester Spring semester Summer semester
PhD in Criminology, Law and Society December 01
PhD in Communication January 15
PhD in Cultural Studies January 15
PhD in Economics February 01
PhD in History January 15
PhD in Linguistics February 15
PhD in Psychology
Applied Developmental Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology December 01
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience concentration in the PhD in Psychology January 01
Clinical Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology December 01
Human Factors/Applied Cognition concentration in the PhD in Psychology January 01
Industrial/ Organizational Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology December 15
PhD in Sociology January 15
PhD in Writing and Rhetoric February 15 October 15
MFA in Creative Writing January 15
Fiction concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing January 15
Nonfiction Writing concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing January 15
Poetry concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing January 15
MA in Art History March 15 November 01
MA in Anthropology February 15 November 01
MA in Criminology, Law and Society February 01
MA in Communication March 01
MA in Economics February 15
MA in English
Cultural Studies concentration in the MA in English
Linguistics concentration in the MA in English
Literature concentration in the MA in English
Professional Writing and Rhetoric concentration in the MA in English
Teaching of Writing and Literature concentration in the MA in English
MA in Foreign Languages April 15 November 15
French concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages April 15 November 15
Spanish/Bilingual-Multicultural Education concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages April 15 November 15
Spanish and French concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages April 15 November 15
Spanish concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages April 15 November 15
MA in Global Affairs March 15 October 15
MA in Higher Education and Student Development March 01 October 15
MA in History March 15 November 01
MA in Middle East and Islamic Studies February 15 October 15
MA in Philosophy March 01 November 01
Ethics and Public Affairs concentration in the MA in Philosophy March 01 November 01
Philosophy and Cultural Theory concentration in the MA in Philosophy March 01 November 01
MA in Psychology
Applied Developmental Psychology concentration in the MA in Psychology January 01
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience concentration in the MA in Psychology February 01
Human Factors/Applied Cognition concentration in the MA in Psychology February 01
Industrial/ Organizational Psychology concentration in the MA in Psychology February 01
MA in Sociology March 01 November 01
MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies March 01 October 15
Computational Social Science concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies March 01 October 15
Energy and Sustainability concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies March 01 October 15
Folklore Studies concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies March 01 October 15
Social Justice and Human Rights concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies March 01 October 15
Social Entrepreneurship concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies March 01 October 15
Women and Gender Studies concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies March 01 October 15
War and the Military in Society concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies March 01 October 15
MS in Criminal Justice May 01 November 01
MPS in Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology (pending SCHEV approval)
Accelerated MA in Art History View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Anthropology View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Communication View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Economics View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in English (Concentration in Linguistics) View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Foreign Languages (with a concentration in Spanish/Bilingual Multicultural Education) View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Foreign Languages (with a concentration in Spanish) View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Global Affairs View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in History View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Middle East and Islamic Studies View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Philosophy View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Psychology (with a Concentration in Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience) View application process for details.
Accelerated MA in Sociology View application process for details.
Accelerated MS in Criminal Justice View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Energy and Sustainability View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Folklore Studies View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Religion, Culture, and Values View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Social Justice and Human Rights View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Women and Gender Studies View application process for details.
Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology March 15 November 01
Transportation Human Factors concentration in the Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology March 15 November 01
Usability concentration in the Graduate Certificate in Applied Psychology March 15 November 01
Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Neuroscience March 15 November 01
English Pedagogy concentration in the Graduate Certificate in College Teaching March 15 October 15
Higher Education Pedagogy concentration in the Graduate Certificate in College Teaching April 15 November 01
Graduate Certificate in Digital Public Humanities April 15
Graduate Certificate in Folklore Studies
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration April 15 November 01
Graduate Certificate in Middle East and Islamic Studies February 15 October 15
Professional and Technical Writing concentration in the Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Editing March 15 October 15
Science Communication concentration in the Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Editing August 01 December 01 April 01
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language April 15 October 15
Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies April 15 November 01

Information for Non-degree Applicants

Information for Non-degree applicants

Information for Military Applicants

Information for Military applicants