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Before You Begin...

Please review the following information to assist you with the online application:

  • The only way to apply to one of our graduate programs (masters, specialist or doctoral) is to apply online.  The application should take approximately 15-20 minutes.
  • Supported Web Browsers include: Firefox (latest), Chrome (latest), Safari 4/5IE 8 x32/x64IE 9 x32/x64
  • You MUST check individual  program deadlines and requirements .  If you apply after the deadline date, your application will be processed for the next appropriate semester.
  • Some programs require a supplemental application, interviews, personal statements, or other materials not included in the general online graduate admission application. Please contact your  graduate program directly for additional requirements.
  • Your application will not be forwarded to the graduate program for consideration until the application fee is paid. The $30 fee must be paid within 30 business days or your application will be automatically deleted from the database.

I am applying as a(n)...

Domestic Degree Seeking Student

  • A student who plans to earn a graduate degree
  • Qualifies to receive financial aid and other graduate student benefits
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien holding a green card
  • Visa holders with the exception of F and J
  • Detailed Instructions...

International Students and Non-Native Speakers of English 

  • Must meet the same academic requirements as domestic students
  • Must provide evidence of English Proficiency
  • Detailed Instructions...

Domestic Non-Degree Seeking Student

  • A student who plans to take courses to complete a job related responsibility or for personal enrichment, etc.
  • Not eligible to receive financial aid
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent resident alien holding a green card
  • Detailed Instructions...

Combined FAU Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Seeking Student

  • Combined bachelor’s to master’s degrees allow current FAU undergraduates to take graduate courses in their senior year that count towards a master’s degree.
  • Visit the Pathways to Graduate Education website for more information and to apply for a combined bachelor's to master's degree program. 

Note: Please check the FAU eLearning website to determine if FAU is authorized to deliver courses in your state. 

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 Last Modified 5/18/20