Master/Specialist Programs

Miami University offers 1 Specialist and 68 Master's degree programs, many offer competitive graduate assistantships with responsibilities such as teaching, research, administration, and residence life. To understand abbreviations listed in the Supplementary Materials section, please look at the Key Table below.
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Master and Specialist Degree programs
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Accountancy* MAcc N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR, GMAT or GRE (optional) 95/ 7.0 Fall: November 15 (International),
January 1 (Domestic) 
Architecture* MArch N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, P, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
Art* MFA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, P 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Athletic Training MAT N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR, COH, ECCT 80/ 6.5 Summer: May 1 (priority)
Biological Sciences* 
(Project Dragonfly Online)
MAT Advanced Inquiry Program, Global Field Program CV, 2 LoR, 2 EQ 80/ 6.5

Summer: January 28 (GFP), February 28 (AIP),

Fall: July 1

Biology* 
(Project Dragonfly Online)
MA Advanced Inquiry Program, Global Field Program CV, 2 LoR, 2 EQ 80/ 6.5

Summer: January 28 (GFP), February 28 (AIP),

Fall: July 1

Biology MA, MS, PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 100/ 6.5 Fall: January 1 (priority)
Botany MA, MS, PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 100/ 6.5 Fall: January 1
Business Administration 
(part-time)
MBA N/A CV, 1 LoR 95/ 6.5 Fall, Spring, Summer: Rolling Admission
Business Administration 
(Online)
MBA N/A CV, 1 LoR 95/ 6.5

Fall, Spring, Summer: Rolling Admission

Business Analytics MS N/A CV, PS, 1 LoR, GMAT or GRE (optional) 95/ 7.0 Fall: June 1
Business Management MSM N/A CV, PS, 1 LoR, GMAT or GRE (optional) 95/ 7.0 Fall: January 15 (priority)
Business Management (Online) MSM N/A CV, PS, 1 LoR 95/ 7.0 Fall: Rolling Admission
Cellular, Molecular and Structural Biology* MS, PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15 (priority)
Chemical and Biomedical Engineering* MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority)

Spring: October 1
Chemistry and Biochemistry* MS, PhD Analytical, Biochemistry, Biophysical, Chemistry Education, Inorganic, Organic, Physical CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5

Fall: October 20

Spring: January 20

Computer Science* MSCS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE, CCS 80/ 6.5

Fall: February 1 (priority)

Spring: October 1

Electrical & Computer Engineering* MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority),

Spring: October 1 (priority)
Economics* MA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 90/ 7.0 Fall: February 1 (priority)
Educational Technology 
(Online)
MEd N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer: Rolling Admission
English MAT Language Arts CV, DA, 1 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
English: Creative Writing MFA

Creative Writing and Pedagogy (Residential)

CV, PS, 2 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5

Fall: January 3

English* MA, PhD

Composition & Rhetoric, Literature

CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: December 3
Entrepreneurship & Emerging Technology (Online) MEET N/A 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Summer: June 1
Environmental Science MEn N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 85/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Esports Management* (Hybrid) MEM N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 85/ 6.5

Spring: January 2

Summer: April 1

Fall: August 1

Esports Management (Online) MEM N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 85/ 6.5

Spring: January 2

Summer: April 1

Fall: August 1

Experience Design 
(Online)
MFA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, P 80/ 6.5 Fall: April 1 (priority), June 1 (final) 

Spring: October 1 (priority), December 1 (final)
French* MA N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: April 15
Geography* MA

Global Politics & Development, Human-Environment Relationships, Urban Worlds

PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5

Fall: February 1

Geology* MA, MS, PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 10 (priority), June 30 (final)
Gerontological Studies* MGS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
History* MA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority), June 30 (final)
Instructional Design and Technology 
(Online)
MA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer:
Rolling Admission

Kinesiology, Nutrition and Health* MS KNH Exercise and Health Science, Public Health Education & Health Promotion CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority), Rolling Admission
Learning Sciences & Human Development MEd N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: May 1

Spring: October 1
Literacy and Language MEd N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
Mathematics* MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Mathematics MAT N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Summer: May 1
Mechanical Engineering MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority),

Spring: October 1 (priority)
Microbiology MS, PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 100/ 7.5 Fall: January 15
Music Performance* MM

Voice, Instruments

CV, PS, 3 LoR, AD, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Nurse Educator MSN

N/A

NursingCAS App N/A

Fall: March 15 (priority), August 1 (final)

Family Nurse Practitioner  MSN N/A NursingCAS App N/A Fall: March 15 (priority), August 1 (final)
Nurse Executive Leadership MSN N/A NursingCAS App N/A Fall: March 15 (priority), August 1 (final)
Philosophy* MA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS, GRE 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Physician Associate (PA) Studies MMS N/A CASPA App N/A/ Summer: January 15
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: February 1 (priority)
Political Science MA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: April 1
School Leadership MEd Principal Licensure 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
School Psychology EdS (the MS is a required step) N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
Social Work MASW

Family & Children,
Older Adults

CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 March 1, late applications will be reviewed and considered but with no promise of financial support
Spanish MA N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
Special Education*
(Online)
MEd N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5

Spring: February 1

Fall: August 1

Speech-Language Pathology MA, MS N/A CSDCAS App 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 1
Sport Analytics MSA N/A CV, PS, 3LoR, WS 80/ 5.5 Fall: June 1
Sport Leadership & Management* MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
Statistics* MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority)
Student Affairs in Higher Education MS N/A CV, PS, 4 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 3

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 N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 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
COH Clinical Observation Hours
CV Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
CW Creative Work
DA Department Application
ECCT Emergency Cardiac Care Training
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

 

Priority—Funding Consideration

Final—Regular Consideration