Academic Calendar

Start your graduate degree in 2020 – Applications for the Summer term are due April 14

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
December 2, 2019
Registration Deadline
December 13, 2019
Financial Aid Requirements Due
December 13, 2019
First Course Start Date
January 14, 2020
First Course End Date
March 2, 2020
Second Course Start Date
March 3, 2020
Second Course End Date
April 20, 2020
Completed Application Deadline
April 14, 2020
Registration Deadline
April 22, 2020
Financial Aid Requirements Due
April 22, 2020
First Course Start Date
May 12, 2020
First Course End Date
June 29, 2020
Second Course Start Date
June 30, 2020
Second Course End Date
August 17, 2020
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
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.