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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education

Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education

CEPSE Graduate Admissions

Admission Overview

Thank you for applying to the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education. The first step to applying to Michigan State University and a CEPSE graduate program is to complete the University Graduate Application.

Please go to the program webpage link below to learn how to apply to their program as each program may have different instructions and deadlines. After you complete the University Graduate Application and submit your payment, you will be able to access the MSU Graduate Education Application Portal (GEA Portal).

Doctoral Programs (Ph.D.)

Educational Psychology & Educational Technology - On-campus
Major Code: 6703
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: December 1

Educational Psychology & Educational Technology - Hybrid
Major Code: 6741
Admit Semester: Summer of Even Years
Deadline: December 1 of Odd Years

Measurement and Quantitative Methods
Major Code: 2251
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: December 1

Rehabilitation Counseling
Major Code: 2279
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: December 1

School Psychology
Major Code: 2275
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: December 1

Special Education
Major Code: 1727
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: December 1

Educational Specialist Programs (Ed.S.)

School Psychology
Major Code: 1742
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: January 15

Masters Programs (M.A.)

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Major Code: 6771
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: January 15

Educational Technology (MAET) - Online
Major Code: 6731
Admit Semester: Fall, Spring, Summer
Deadline: July 1, December 1, April 1

Educational Technology (MAET) - Hybrid
Major Code: 6731
Admit Semester: Fall, Spring, Summer
Deadline: July 1, December 1, April 1

Educational Technology (MAET) - Overseas
Major Code: 2299
Admit Semester: Fall, Spring, Summer
Deadline: July 1, December 1, April 1

Rehabiltiation Counseling
Major Code: 1752
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: February 15

Special Education - MA Only
Major Code: 6742
Admit Semester: Summer
Deadline: February 1

Special Education - MA with an endorsement in Learning Disabilities
Major Code: 6742
Admit Semester: Summer
Deadline: February 1

Special Education - MA with an endorsement in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Major Code: 6742
Admit Semester: Summer
Deadline: February 1

Special Education - MA - Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
Major Code: 6788
Admit Semester: Fall
Deadline: Please contact department

Certificate Programs

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA-SE)
Major Code: 6761
Admit Semester: Summer or Fall
Deadline: April 1

Educational Technology
Major Code: 6736
Admit Semester: See Website
Deadline: See Website

Online Teaching and Learning
Major Code: 6752
Admit Semester: See Website
Deadline: See Website

Educational Psychology
Major Code: 6772
Admit Semester: See Website
Deadline: See Website

If space is available, programs may consider late applications. Please contact the Program Administrative Representative if applying after the listed application deadline.