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Application Process

Please see the table below for the materials needed for each application type in the Martin School. Application materials vary by program. If you have any questions about a required component, please reach out to the Student Affairs Officer.

Application Materials

Master of Public Administration

Masters in Public Financial Management

Master of Public Policy

  • GRE
  • Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • CV or resume

Certificate in Public Financial Management

  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • CV or resume

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

  • Transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • CV or resume
  • 1 letter of recommendation

Doctoral Program

  • GRE
  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • CV or resume
  • Writing sample

Residential master's students who want to be considered for funded positions must also submit a Funding Interest Form with their application for admission and encouraged to contact Student Affairs Officer Rebecca Meeks as early as possible.  

Application Deadlines

  • January 15: Deadline to apply for Ph.D. and masters students to be considered for funding for the fall semester.

  • February 1: Deadline for international applications (all programs) to be submitted to the Graduate School for the fall semester.

  • March 15: Notification letters concerning fellowships, assistantships, and scholarships sent out for the fall.

  • July 24: Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for the fall semester. 

  • October 1: Deadline to apply for masters students to be considered for funding for the spring semester.

  • December 7th: Deadline to apply to the Graduate School for the spring semester. 

Please refer to the Graduate School's Key Dates webpage for any changes to these dates.

You can access the Apply Yourself application system by clicking the button below.  Please note that the Graduate School requires a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 and a minimum 3.0 GPA for any graduate coursework. Please reach out to our Student Affairs Officer with any questions about your application.

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