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Graduate Program Deadline Dates

Please find important application deadlines below. Applications are accepted any time prior to the deadline. You can view semester start dates on the University's Academic Calendar

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Application Deadlines

Programs

Academic Term

Application Deadline

Master of Science (MSN) programs
Spring 2021
Summer 2021
Fall 2021

November 30, 2020
March 29, 2021
July 12, 2021

Post-Master's Certificate (PMC) programs
Spring 2021
Summer 2021
Fall 2021

November 30, 2020
March 29, 2021
July 12, 2021

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs

Spring 2021
Summer 2021
Fall 2021

November 30, 2020
March 29, 2021
July 12, 2021

PhD programs

Summer 2021 February 1, 2021

Financial Aid

Student Application

May 31, 2021

Application Exceptions

Due to higher education regulation policies, Duquesne University is unable to accept applications for admission to online programs and courses from students residing in:

  • Alabama
  • Louisiana
  • Tennessee
  • Washington

If you reside in one of the following states, please note these exceptions:

  • Arizona: Duquesne University is able to accept applications for all online nursing programs except any MSN Nurse Practitioner or PMC Nurse Practioner programs.
  • New York: Duquesne University is able to accept applications for the PhD in Nursing and the PhD in Nursing Ethics programs.

For questions, please email online@duq.edu.