Welcome!

Thank you for your interest in WCSU's graduate programs.

For your security and convenience, our graduate application process is online. On the next page, we’ll ask you to create a simple account by entering your name and email and clicking on the "submit" button.

For information about our graduate programs in general or to get your questions answered, please call (203) 837-8243 or email graduateadmissions@wcsu.educreate new email.

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Graduate Fast-Track Application

Graduate Application for current WCSU students and WCSU Alumni only

International Graduate Application

International Graduate applicants, please use the application link below.

Business Applications

To apply for our Masters of Business Administration or Masters of Health Administration, please use our Business Application link below.

Nursing Applications

For nursing graduate applications, please use our Nursing Application link below.

Graduate Applications

All other graduate applications, please use our Graduate Application link below.

To Apply:

Complete the Online Application for Business Programs

Complete the Online Application for Nursing Programs

Complete the Online Application for all other Graduate Programs

 

Please review your program of interest for proper supporting document submission and application deadlines.

Application Deadlines

  1. Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis: Fall 2024 term - June 1, 2024 : Spring 2025 - November 15, 2024
  2. Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: Fall 2024 term - June 1, 2024 : Spring 2025 - November 15, 2024
  3. Master of Science in Counselor Education Programs (School and Clinical Mental Health) Fall Admission Only. January 10, 2024. Completed applications will be reviewed as they are received for decision. 
  4. Master of Science in Education - Special Education K-12: Fall Admission Only - Rolling Admission
  5. Master of Arts in Teaching: Fall Admission Only - Rolling Admission
  6. Master of Science in Addiction Studies: Applications not being accepted at this time.
  7. Master of Science in Integrative Biological Diversity: Fall 2024 term - March 15, 2024 - case-by-case afterwards
  8. Master of Science in Homeland Security: Fall Admission Only - Rolling Admission
  9. Master of Science in Nursing: April 1, 2024. Fall Admission Only - Rolling Admission
  10. Doctor of Nursing Practice: Fall Admission Only - Rolling Admission
  11. Doctor of Education - Nursing Education - May 1, 2024 Fall Admission Only 
  12. Doctor of Education - Instructional Leadership - Fall and Spring: Rolling Admission
  13. Sixth-Year Certificate in TESOL: Fall Admission Only
  14. Master of Science in Education - Literacy and Language Arts: Fall Admission Only - Rolling Admission
  15. All other programs have rolling admission
  • Master of Science in Music Education - This program is currently under program restructure and will not be accepting applications for the fall 2024 and spring 2025 terms. 
  • Master of Science in Instructional Technology - This program is currently under program restructure and will not be accepting applications for the fall 2024 and spring 2025 terms. 
  • Master of Science in Human Nutrition - This program is currently under program restructure and will not be accepting applications for the fall 2024 and spring 2025 terms.
  • Master of Arts in Mathematics - This program is currently under program restructure and will not be accepting applications for the fall 2024 and spring 2025 terms.

All students must submit an online application along with the application fee and the appropriate materials pertaining to their program of interest. Please check to make sure the program you are applying to still accepting applications (see above).

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Complete the Online Application for Business Programs

Complete the Online Application for all other Graduate Programs

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Supporting Documents

In most cases, you will be submitting supporting documents with the online application. In the event you are asked for additional information or are unable to submit the document(s) with the online application they can be submitted by mailed or electronically.

Mailed Documents

If any documents need to be mailed they should be forwarded to: Western Connecticut State University, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810 Attention: Office of Graduate Admissions

Electronic Documents

If any documents need to be electronically sent they should be forwarded to: graduateadmissions@wcsu.educreate new email