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.

To Apply:

Complete the Online Application

Some programs require additional application requirements, please see below for Ed.D. in Nursing Education and Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership.

Application Deadlines

  1. Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis: Fall 2022 term - June 1, 2022
  2. Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: Fall 2022 term - June 1, 2022
  3. Master of Science in Counselor Education Programs (School and Clinical Mental Health) January 10, 2022. Fall Admission Only FALL 2022 COHORT IS FULL.
  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 2022 term - March 15, 2022 - case-by-case afterwards
  9. Master of Science in Nursing: March 1, 2022. Fall Admission Only 
  10. Master of Science in Human Nutrition: July 1, 2022, Fall Admission Only
  11. Doctor of Nursing Practice: May 1, 2022. Fall Admission Only
  12. Doctor of Education - Nursing Education - May 1, 2022 Fall Admission Only (even years)
  13. Sixth-Year Certificate in TESOL: Fall Admission Only
  14. 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 2022 and spring 2023 terms. 
  • Master of Science in Instructional Technology - This program is currently under program restructure and will not be accepting applications for the fall 2022 and spring 2023 terms. 

All students must submit an application along with the $50.00 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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Mailed Documents

All mailed documents associated with the application should be forwarded to: Western Connecticut State University, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810 Attention: Office of Graduate Admissions

Electronic Documents

All electronic documents associated with the application should be forwarded to: graduateadmissions@wcsu.educreate new email

Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership

This program is based on a cohort model that accepts students every other year (odd years). All students must submit an application along with the $100.00 evaluation fee and the appropriate materials pertaining to the program.

Fill Online the Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership Application for Admission

Ed.D. in Nursing Education

This program is based on a cohort model that accepts students every other year (even years, fall 2022.) All students must submit an application along with the $50.00 application fee and the appropriate materials pertaining to the program.