Programs By College

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 College 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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College of Arts & Science (CAS)

College of Arts and Science
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
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
Cellular, Molecular and Structural Biology* MS, PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15 (priority)
Chemistry and Biochemistry* MS, PhD Analytical, Biochemistry, Biophysical, Chemistry Education, Inorganic, Organic, Physical CV, PS, 2 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5

Fall: January 20, 

Spring: October 20

Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology* PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 1 (priority)
English* MA, PhD

Composition & Rhetoric, Literature

CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: December 3
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

Environmental Science MEn N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 85/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
French* MA N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: April 15
Geography* MA

Global Politics and 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)
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
Microbiology MS, PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 100/ 7.5 Fall: January 15
Philosophy* MA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS, 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: February 1 (priority)
Political Science MA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: April 1
Psychology PhD (MA is a required step)

Brain/Cognitive/
Developmental,
Clinical, Social

CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5

Fall: December 1 (priority)

Social Gerontology PhD N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 15
Spanish MA N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
Speech-Language Pathology MA, MS N/A CSDCAS App 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 1
Statistics* MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE optional 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority)

College of Creative Arts (CCA)

College of Creative Arts
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
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
Entrepreneurship & Emerging Technology (Online) MEET N/A 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Summer: November 15 (priority)
Esports Management (Hybrid) MEM N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 85/ 6.5 Spring: December 1
Fall: March 1 (priority)
Esports Management (Online) MEM N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 85/ 6.5 Spring: December 1
Fall: March 1 (priority)
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)
Music Performance* MM

Voice, Instruments

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

College of Engineering & Computing (CEC)

College of Engineering & Computing
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Chemical and Biomedical Engineering* MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority)

Spring: October 1
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)
Mechanical Engineering MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE (optional) 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority)

Spring: October 1 (priority)

College of Education, Health & Society (EHS)

College of Education, Health & Society
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Athletic Training MAT N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR, COH, ECCT 80/ 6.5 Summer" May 1 (priority)
Educational Leadership EdD N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR, EQ 80/ 6.5 Summer: February 28
Educational Leadership PhD N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: January 7
Learning Sciences & Human Development MEd N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: May 1

Spring: October 1 
Educational Technology* 
(Online)
MEd N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer: Rolling Admission
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 KNUH Exercise and Health Science, Public Health Education & Health Promotion CV, PS, 3 LoR 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1 (priority), Rolling Admission
Literacy and Language MEd N/A CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Rolling Admission
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 no promise of financial support
Special Education* (Online) MEd K-12 Mild/Moderate Licensure CV, PS, 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Spring: February 1
Fall: March 1 (priority)
Sport Analytics MSA N/A CV, Ps, 3 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: June 1
Sport Leadership & Management* MS N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, WS 80/ 6.5 Fall: February 1
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

Farmer School of Business (FSB)

Farmer School of Business
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 priority)
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 Spring: October 15 (priority)
Fall: March 1 (priority)
Business Analytics MS N/A CV, PS, 1 LoR, GMAT or GRE (optional) 95/ 7.0 Fall: December 1 (priority)
Business Management MSM N/A CV, PS, 1 LoR, GMAT or GRE (optional) 95/ 7.0 Fall: June 1 (International), Rolling Admission (Domestic)
Business Management (Online) MSM N/A CV, PS, 1 LoR 95/ 7.0 Fall: January 15 (priority)
Economics* MA N/A CV, PS, 3 LoR, GRE 90/ 7.0 Fall: February 1 (Priority)
Entrepreneurship & Emerging Technology (Online) MEET N/A 2 LoR 80/ 6.5 Summer: November 15 (priority)

Nursing

Nursing
Program Graduate Degree Concentrations Supplementary Materials Proof of English (TOEFL/ IELTS) Application Deadline
Nurse Educator MSN N/A NursingCAS N/A Fall: March 1(priority), August 1 (final)
Family Nurse Practitioner MSN N/A NursingCAS N/A Fall: March 1(priority), August 1 (final)
Nurse Executive Leadership MSN N/A NursingCAS N/A Fall: March 1(priority), August 1 (final)

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
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

Priority—Funding Consideration

Final—Regular Consideration