Academics

Miami University offers over 60 Master's and Doctoral degree programs, many offer competitive graduate assistantships with responsibilities such as teaching, research, administration, and residence life. Click on a field of study below in order to view the many programs we offer at Miami University. To understand abbreviations listed in the Supplementary Materials section, please look at the Key Table below.

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Architecture and Design

Architecture and Design
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Architecture* March --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, P, WS, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
Experience Design* MFA --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, P 80/ 6.5 Fall: May 1

Art and Fine Art

Art and Fine Art
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Music Education MM --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, AD, TL, VD, GRE optional 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Music Performance* MM

Voice, Instruments

CV, PS, 3 LoR, AD, GRE optional 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Theatre, and Practice MA

Applied Theatre, Creative Thesis, Historiography, Multicultural & Feminist Theatre

CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS, CW optional 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority)
Studio Art* MFA --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, P 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1

Behavioral & Social Sciences 

Behavioral and Social Sciences
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Geography* MA

Geospatial Science, Global Politics, Human-Environment Relationships, Urban Worlds, Sustainable Development

PS, 3 LoR, GRE optional 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Gerontology* MGS --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
Gerontology* PhD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
Political Science MA --- PS, 3 LoR, WS, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: March 1 (priority), May 1 (Final)
Psychology PhD (MA is a required step)

Brain/Cognitive/Developmental,
Clinical, Social

CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5

Fall: December 1 (priority)

Social Work+ MASW

Family & Children, Older Adults

CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 15, Summer: January 15

Biological Sciences 

Biological Sciences
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Biological Sciences* MAT Advanced Inquiry Program, Global Field Program CV, 2 LoR, 2 EQ 80/ 6.5 Summer: January 28 (GFP), February 28 (AIP)
Biology* MA Advanced Inquiry Program, Global Field Program CV, 2 LoR, 2 EQ 80/ 6.5 Summer: January 28 (GFP), February 28 (AIP)
Biology MS, PhD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 100/ 6.5 Fall: January 1 (priority)
Botany MA, MS, PhD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 100/ 6.5 Fall: January 1
Cellular, Molecular and Structural Biology* MS, PhD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15 (priority)
Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology* PhD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15 (priority)
Environmental Science MEn --- CV, PS, 3 LoR 85/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Microbiology MS, PhD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15

Business 

Business
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Accountancy* MAcc --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GMAT or GRE 95/ 7.0 Fall: November 15 (International), January 1 (Domestic) 
Business Administration (part-time only) MBA Finance, Marketing CV, EQ, 1 LoR, GMAT or GRE 95/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
Economics* MA --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE or GMAT 90/ 7.0 Fall: February 1 (Priority)

Computer & Information Technology

Computer & Information Technology
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Computer Science*

MSCS

--- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE, CCS 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (final), Spring: October 15

Education

Education
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Educational Leadership EdD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE or MAT 80/ 6.5 Summer: February 1
Educational Leadership PhD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE or MAT 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 8
Educational Psychology* MEd --- CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: May 31 
Educational Technology* MEd --- CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: July 15, Spring: November 1, Summer: March 1
Instructional Design and Technology* MA --- CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: July 15, Spring: November 1, Summer: March 1
Literacy and Language MEd -- CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
School Leadership MEd Principal Licensure 2 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
School Psychology EdS, MS --- CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
Special Education* MEd K-12 Mild/Moderate Licensure CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: July 1, Spring: January 1
Student Affairs in Higher Education MS --- CV, PS, 4 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: December 1
Student Affairs in Higher Education PhD --- CV, PS, 4 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: December 1 

Teacher Education*

Chemistry

Earth Science

Earth Science/ Chemistry

Earth Science/ Life Science

Foreign Language

Integrated English/ Language Arts

Integrated Mathematics

Integrated Social Studies

Life Science

Life Science/ Chemistry

Physical Science
MAT Foreign Language: Chinese, French, German, Latin, Spanish CV, PS, 2 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
Transformative Education* MEd --- CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission

Engineering

Engineering
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Chemical Engineering* MS --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: March 1 (priority), Spring: November 1
Computational Electrical & Computer Engineering* MS --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority), Spring: October 1 (priority)
Mechanical Engineering MS --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority), Spring: October 1 (priority)

Health

Health
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Kinesiology and Health MSKH Exercise & Health Science, Health Promotion, Sport Leadership CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority), Rolling Admission
Speech-Language Pathology MA, MS --- CSDCAS App 80/ 6.5 Fall: December 15

Humanities

Humanities
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
English MAT Writing, Literacy, & Language Arts Instruction CV, DA, 1 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
English: Creative Writing MFA

Creative Writing and Pedagogy (Residential)

Guided Study (Low Residency)

CV, PS, 2 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5

Residential MFA Fall: January 2

Low-Residency MFA: (rolling admission)
Winter: June 15, Summer: November 15 

English* MA, PhD

Composition & Rhetoric, Literature

CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: December 5
French* MA --- PS, 2 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority), March 1 (final)
History* MA --- PS, 3 LoR, WS, GRE, CV Optional 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
Philosophy* MA --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Spanish and Portuguese MA --- CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission

Mathematics & Statistics

Mathematics & Statistics
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Mathematics* MA, MS --- CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Mathematics MAT --- CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Summer: April 1
Statistics* MS --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority)

Physical Science

Physical Science
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Chemistry and Biochemistry* MS, PhD Analytical, Biochemistry, Biophysical, Chemistry Education, Inorganic, Organic, Physical CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5

Fall: February 1, March 1 (Final)
Spring: November 1

Geology* MA, MS, PhD --- CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Physics* MS Astrophysics/ Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics/Quantum Optics, Biophysics, Condensed Matter/ Magnetism/ Physics Education CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE recommended 80/ 6.5 Fall: Rolling Admission

Important Information

  • We require all international applicants who studied in a non-English speaking country or institution to submit proof of English proficiency
  • Students applying for conditional admission must submit proof of English proficiency at the time of application.
  • We accept unofficial copies of transcripts and test scores at the time of application and require official final copies before the start of the first term of study. 
Key
Abbreviation Meaning
AD Audition
CCS Computer Code Sample
CV Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
CW Creative Work
DA Department Application
EQ Essay Question
GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test
GRE Graduate Records Exam
LoR Letter of Recommendation
MAT Millers Analogy Test
P Portfolio
PS Personal Statement
TL Teaching License
VD Video
WS Writing Sample
* Conditional Admission Option
Key
Abbreviation Meaning
AD Audition
CCS Computer Code Sample
CV Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
CW Creative Work
DA Department Application
EQ Essay Question
GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test
GRE Graduate Records Exam
Key (continued)
Abbreviation Meaning
LoR Letter of Recommendation
MAT Millers Analogy Test
P Portfolio
PS Personal Statement
TL Teaching License
VD Video
WS Writing Sample
* Conditional Admission Option

+ The Masters of Art in Social Work program is a joint program with Wright State University and results in a joint degree awarded by both Miami University and Wright State University. 

Priority—Funding Consideration

Final—Regular Consideration