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 Education Specialization in Higher Education January 15 October 01
PhD in Criminology, Law and Society December 01
PhD in Communication January 15
PhD in Cultural Studies January 15
PhD in Economics View application process for details.
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 February 01
Clinical Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology December 01
Human Factors/Applied Cognition concentration in the PhD in Psychology January 15
Industrial/ Organizational Psychology concentration in the PhD in Psychology December 15
PhD in Sociology View application process for details.
PhD in Writing and Rhetoric February 15
MFA in Creative Writing View application process for details.
Fiction concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing View application process for details.
Nonfiction Writing concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing View application process for details.
Poetry concentration in the MFA in Creative Writing View application process for details.
MA in Art History March 15 November 01
MA in Anthropology View application process for details.
MA in Criminology, Law and Society February 01
MA in Communication March 01
MA in Economics View application process for details.
MA in English View application process for details.
Cultural Studies concentration in the MA in English View application process for details.
Linguistics concentration in the MA in English View application process for details.
Literature concentration in the MA in English View application process for details.
Professional Writing and Rhetoric concentration in the MA in English View application process for details.
Teaching of Writing and Literature concentration in the MA in English View application process for details.
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 View application process for details.
MA in Higher Education and Student Development View application process for details.
MA in History View application process for details.
MA in Middle East and Islamic Studies View application process for details.
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 15
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 View application process for details.
MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
Computational Social Science concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
Energy and Sustainability concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
Folklore Studies concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
Individualized Studies concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
Religious Studies concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
Social Justice and Human Rights concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
Social Entrepreneurship concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
Women and Gender Studies concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
War and the Military in Society concentration in the MAIS in Interdisciplinary Studies View application process for details.
MS in Criminal Justice View application process for details.
MPS in Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology
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 Religious Studies View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Social Justice and Human Rights View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Social Entrepreneurship View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in Women and Gender Studies View application process for details.
Accelerated MAIS Concentration in War and the Military in Society 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
Graduate Certificate in College Teaching (ENGL) View application process for details.
English Pedagogy concentration in the Graduate Certificate in College Teaching (ENGL) View application process for details.
Graduate Certificate in College Teaching (HE)
Higher Education Pedagogy concentration in the Graduate Certificate in College Teaching (HE) April 15 November 01
Graduate Certificate in Digital Public Humanities April 15
Graduate Certificate in Folklore Studies View application process for details.
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration April 15 November 01
Graduate Certificate in Middle East and Islamic Studies View application process for details.
Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Editing (COMM)
Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Editing (ENGL) View application process for details.
Professional and Technical Writing concentration in the Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Editing (ENGL) View application process for details.
Science Communication concentration in the Graduate Certificate in Professional Writing and Editing (COMM) August 01 December 01 April 01
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language View application process for details.
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