Graduate Admission Deadlines

Please find your program of interest below for specific application deadlines and start time information. If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at gradadmissions@gonzaga.edu or (866) 380-5323.

Department of Counselor Education  

M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, M.A. in Marriage & Family Counseling, and M.A. in School Counseling

The application will open up this September, and the priority deadline will be January 12, 2022. 

Master of Counselling (Canada)

The application for our Fall 2022 cohort in Calgary, AB, will open up this September, and the priority application deadline is February 15, 2022. Applications may remain open until April, but recruitment will end once our cohorts have reached capacity, so it is best to apply early. Site-based, in-person interviews at the site location are held in the spring.

Department of Leadership & Administration  

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership – 

The application for the Summer 2022 cohort is open. The priority deadline is August 11. At that time, the department will begin their review of candidates and begin making offers of admission. The final deadline is November 30, but recruitment will end once our cohort has reached capacity, so it is best to apply early.  

Doctor of Educational Leadership

The application for the Fall 2021 cohort will open in September. The priority deadline is December 29, 2021. At that time, the department will begin their review of candidates and begin making offers of admission. The final deadline is March 9, 2022, but recruitment will end once our cohort has reached capacity, so it is best to apply early.  

 
Principal Certification

The final deadline for our Fall 2022 cohort is in May. The application will open up this September.

Department of Teacher Education 

Master in Initial Teaching (Elementary and Secondary) -

  • Priority deadline: April 20, 2022

The application will open in September and may remain open after the date above until the cohort reaches capacity. To ensure full consideration, submit all required materials by the March deadline.

Due to the cohort nature of this program, there is one start date per year in the summer term. 

M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL) -

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis and this program admits for three start terms per year – fall, spring, and summer. The next start time available is Spring 2022:

Deadlines based on desired start term

  • Applicant Deadlines:

    - Fall 2022: July 20, 2022
    - Spring 2022: November 10, 2021
    - Summer 2022: March 30, 2022

Department of Special Education  

M. Ed. in Special Education

The department is currently accepting applications for the General Special Education track only. Our faculty are in the process of updating the Functional Analysis track to align with the new BCBA standards.

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis and this program admits for three start terms per year – fall, spring, and summer. The below deadlines are based on desired start term.

  • Applicant Deadlines:

    - Fall 2022: August 3, 2022
    - Spring 2022: December 1, 2021
    - Summer 2022: April 13, 2022

School Psychology

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology

  • January 12, 2022

The application is open to apply for the Fall 2022 cohort. Candidates will be reviewed after the above priority deadline, and the application may remain open after this deadline until the cohort reaches capacity. To ensure full consideration, submit all required materials by the January deadline. Note, as part of the review process, candidates may be invited to interview with the department.

Due to the cohort nature of this program, there is one start date per year: Fall Term.