Academic Calendar

Start your graduate degree in the New Year – Applications for the Spring term are due December 1

Students are admitted throughout the year for admission into one of three semesters (Spring, Summer, and Fall). Each semester two courses are offered, with students focusing intensively on one course at a time – a total of 7 weeks for each course. An academic calendar for the first year follows.

Admission application packets are accepted on a rolling basis. A decision will be recommended by the Review Committee within 1 week from submission.

Completed Application Deadline
August 3, 2020
Registration Deadline
August 17, 2020
First Course Start Date
September 8, 2020
First Course End Date
October 26, 2020
Second Course Start Date
October 27, 2020
Second Course End Date
December 14, 2020
Completed Application Deadline
December 1, 2020
Registration Deadline
December 14, 2020
Financial Aid Requirements Due
December 14, 2020
First Course Start Date
January 12, 2021
First Course End Date
March 1, 2021
Second Course Start Date
March 2, 2021
Second Course End Date
April 19, 2021
Completed Application Deadline
April 12, 2021
First Course Start Date
May 11, 2021
First Course End Date
June 28, 2021
Second Course Start Date
June 29, 2021
Second Course End Date
August 16, 2021
Course Schedule

Most of our master’s degree programs can be completed in 5 semesters (20 months). Coursework is taken year-round during 14-week semesters. Each 14-week semester consists of two courses running for seven weeks each back to back, allowing you to focus on one course at a time.

*Please note the MS-HCI on campus program follows a different academic calendar and is a 42-unit/24-month program.