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.

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: Spring 2023 Term - November 15th : Fall 2023 term - March 15th
  2. Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: Spring 2023 Term - November 15th : Fall 2023 term - March 15th
  3. Master of Science in Counselor Education Programs (School and Clinical Mental Health) January 10, 2023. Fall Admission Only 
  4. Master of Science in Education - Special Education K-12: Fall Admission Only 
  5. Master of Science in Education - Literacy and Language Arts: Fall Admission Only 
  6. Master of Arts in Teaching: Fall Admission Only 
  7. Master of Science in Addiction Studies: Fall Admission Only 
  8. Master of Science in Integrative Biological Diversity: Fall 2023 term - March 15, 2023 - case-by-case afterwards
  9. Master of Science in Nursing: March 1, 2023. Fall Admission Only 
  10. Master of Science in Human Nutrition: July 1, 2023, Admission for Fall 2023. 
  11. Doctor of Nursing Practice: May 1, 2023. Fall Admission Only
  12. Doctor of Education - Nursing Education - May 1, 2024 Fall Admission Only (even years)
  13. Doctor of Education - Instructional Leadership - Fall Admission Only
  14. Sixth-Year Certificate in TESOL: Fall Admission Only
  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 2023 and spring 2024 terms. 
  • Master of Science in Instructional Technology - This program is currently under program restructure and will not be accepting applications for the fall 2023 and spring 2024 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