UDC Educates Leaders in a Variety of Fields

Pursuing advanced study is a critical life decision. UDC understands the complexity of this personal choice.

Here are important factors to consider:

  • Selecting the right program.
  • Finding faculty advisors who support your interests and growth.
  • Discovering how to make a meaningful impact on your field of study.
  • Accomplishing personal and professional goals.

UDC’s close-knit, personalized graduate programs can help you reach your academic and professional goals.

Graduate Students

If the following criteria are true for you, then UDC is the right place for you to pursue graduate study:

  • You have already graduated with a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • You are interested in earning a graduate degree from UDC.

Graduate Program Applications

We are excited that you have decided to apply to one of the graduate programs at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC).  UDC is utilizing the Central Application System by Liaison International.  To apply for the following program, click the appropriate link below.


Graduate Priority Deadlines

  • US Students

    • Fall: April 15
    • Spring: September 15
    • Summer: No Admissions
  • F-1 International Students

    • Fall: April 15
    • Spring: September 15
    • Summer: No Admissions

Priority Application Deadline for the PhD in Urban Leadership and Entrepreneurship is April 15

Explanation of Admission Deadlines

Fall Admission Only

Education – Master of Teaching (MAT) (Elementary Education, Secondary English, Secondary Math, Secondary Science, Middle School Science, Secondary Social Studies, K-12 Music), Master of Arts (MA) (Early Childhood Education)

College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES)

  • Master of Architecture
  • Professional Science Master’s (PSM) Programs
    • Urban Agriculture
    • Urban Sustainability
    • Water Resource Management
  • PhD Program – Urban Leadership and Entrepreneurship

College of Arts and Science (CAS)         

  • Adult Education (MA) and Certificate Program
  • Biology (MS)
  • Counseling (MS)
  • Early Childhood Education (MA)
  • Homeland Security (MS)
  • Rehabilitation Counseling (MA)
  • Speech-Language Pathology (MS)
  • Teaching (MAT)
    • English, Math, Music, Science and Social Studies

School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA)

  • Master of Business Administration

School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)

Civil Engineering (MS)
Computer Science (MS)
Electrical Engineering (MS)
Mechanical Engineering (MS)

PhD- Program – Computer Science and Engineering (PhD)


  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Take the Next Step, Today!

Use this step-by-step admissions guide to learn more about UDC’s admissions standards and application requirements for graduate students.

Applications can submitted at:

Van Ness Campus location
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Bldg 39 A-Level
Washington, DC 20008

Once you complete the application for the Master’s or PhD program please email tharrison@udc.edu to ensure that your application has come thru the system, please include your full name and date of birth.