Office of Graduate Recruitment

Homeland Security Program at UDC

“Do you feel that you were meant for something more?  Do you have a passion to serve your community, country or the world?”  With faculty conducting research in terrorism, cybersecurity, emergency management, and community resilience the Homeland Security program offers students an opportunity to design a program tailored around their interests based on a core foundation in the subject area.  We offer small classes and an opportunity for mentorships.  Included among our faculty are professionals, working in the field, who bring first-person accounts  and real-world content to their classes.

If you are interested in applying for the Homeland Security Program contact

What’s Happening within Graduate Programs

The CSIT Department has a graduate program in computer science which leads to the Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) degree. The MSCS program is tailored to meet the needs of traditional domestic and international students as well as working professionals in the greater Washington DC area. The program emphasizes a practitioner-oriented curriculum which includes the study of advanced algorithms, network security, artificial intelligence, visual analytics, digital image processing, big data analytics, and database designs. Our expert instructors provide cutting-edge solutions to real-world challenges in a wide range of career tracks to make you lead to positions in research institutions, government agencies, technology companies.

The Speech – Language Pathology Master of Science Program and its student organization, the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) – UDC Chapter, has been awarded Bronze status for its distinguished service to the profession in 2014.  UDC NSSLHA president, Nicole Caputi, was further recognized as Distinguished Student of Service to the Profession and elected student delegate for Region 5 by the NSSLHA Executive Board at the November 2014 American Speech – Language – Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention in Orlando, Florida.  In addition, UDC NSSLHA Chapter has won 2nd place in the Charge Up Your Chapter T-shirt Design contest and was awarded a prize of $500.  The UDC SLP Graduate Program is making a difference in its community and in the Profession.

Allow me to welcome you as you consider graduate study at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). Our graduate programs are centered in a discipline-focused department, whose faculty members make admissions decisions, administer the degree program, and become your mentors and colleagues for life.

Our programs are designed to help you gain the knowledge, skills, experiences, and networks needed to achieve your personal and professional dreams.  Because we are the only public university in the nation’s capital and an urban land-grant institution, most of our graduate programs have a distinctive focus on urban issues, disparities, and service in the public interest.

We know your focus is on choosing the best graduate program for YOU, and that we must measure up against your criteria to earn your application. Our programs are committed to YOU: to prepare you to excel in your chosen field and make a positive difference in the world. Please take a look at our offerings and links on the left side of this page and do not hesitate to contact the indicated program director or me for any additional information that will help you decide if they match your interests and needs.

Congratulations for contemplating this major educational step. Do come and visit. Application forms and other information are available on our Admission web pages. The priority deadlines for admissions are November 15 for Spring entry; April 1 for Summer; and June 15 for Fall. Applications received after the deadlines are considered by the program on a space-available basis.

Assuming you apply and are accepted, I urge you to take full advantage of the expertise of the faculty, the flexibility in your program, and the rich environment of our nation’s capital to tailor your graduate experience and rise into the career you seek. I look forward to getting to know you in the months ahead.

Admission Deadlines

Application Priority Deadlines

Term US Students International Students
Fall May 15 Apr 15
Spring Oct 15 Sep 15
Summer Apr 15 Mar 15
No Graduate admissions for Summer term

Explanation of Admission Deadlines