How to Apply


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What is your research area?  Determine which area of research you are most interested in and visit the web site describing this area and participating faculty.

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Find a faculty advisor:  Identify one or more faculty members with whom you may be interested in studying, familiarize yourself with their research and then contact them to determine if they are taking students at this time. Faculty can offer advice on the application process and the most appropriate graduate program given your interests. 

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Make sure you have your requirements.

- Bachelor’s degree
- Transcripts
- References
- Essay
- Resume
- Application fee

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Check the timeline!

Application Deadline: UMCES prefers prospective students submit their applications in the winter and spring so that they can enroll in classes for the fall semester, but will accept applications on a rolling basis.