Applying to graduate school, professional school or a post-degree program signifies you have made a very important decision about your future career direction. Ensuring you have completed the application process correctly and in a timely manner is essential to increasing your chances of pursuing this path. The application process for any post-degree program is quite different then the process of applying to an undergraduate program. Generally speaking, each school and program have their own application process and therefore, you must do careful research on their specific requirements and apply to them directly.
A helpful resource for seeing you through the decision and application process is CareerCruising. This site allows you to research schools that match your areas of interest and educational background. It also provides details regarding the program and their application process and links you directly to the school site.
The following timeline outlines the steps involved in applying to a post-degree program and the typical timeframes that are associated with each step. This is meant as a rough guideline as each program’s application process is so different. Please be sure to take careful note of the deadlines associated with your programs of interest.