Apply for the MA

We accept applications to the MA program year round, and our graduate faculty votes on applications at least once a month.

In order to start with fall classes, you must complete your application no later than

  • Mid-February or mid-March for priority registration
  • Mid-April through July for regular registration
  • The second week of August for late registration (incurs a late fee of $100)

In order to start with spring classes, you must complete your application no later than

  • Mid-September or mid-October for priority registration
  • Mid-November or mid-December for regular registration
  • The second week of August for late registration (incurs a late fee of $100)

In order to start with summer classes, you must complete your application no later than

  • Mid-February or mid-March for priority registration
  • Mid-April or mid-May for courses in the first half of summer, or mid-June for the second half
  • The last week of May or the first week of July for late registration (incurs a late fee of $100)

If you are not sure which of these deadlines works best for you, please email the graduate coordinator, Dr. Karen Kuralt (kmkuralt@ualr.edu) for advising.

For more information about the application process, read the following pages: