December 1 for a Fall semester start. Fall semester start only.
Applicants may only apply to one OLPD track.
Applications are not complete until ALL required materials and fees have been received. If anything is missing, your application may not be considered until the next review date the following year. It is strongly recommended to apply at least two weeks before any submission deadlines.
Applications are processed by the Graduate School. A decision for admission notice will be emailed to you once your application is carefully reviewed by the department's admission committee and your transcripts and any credentials (test reports, diploma copies, etc.) are authenticated by Graduate School officials.
Degree: Master's degree or equivalent
GPA: Undergraduate 3.0; Graduate 3.4
Note: GRE scores have been waived as an admission requirement for programs beginning in Fall 2021.
TOEFL/IELTS Scores (Not required for U.S. students):
If a graduate student in an OLPD program has become inactive they must follow the readmission procedures.
OLPD Graduate Assistantship Application
Upload your completed application via the online application under the "Program Supplementary Information" section as "upload 1".