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Applications to all URI graduate programs are submitted through the Centralized Application Service (CAS). Find your program below, review the submission deadlines, and follow the ‘Apply’ link to the appropriate CAS. Learn about our application fee waiver criteria. If you are an international applicant or looking for funding, check with your Program if earlier deadlines apply.


Traditional Programs

Program NameApply / LoginFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineSummer Deadline
Accounting - MSBusinessCASJune 30November 15April 15
Behavioral Science Psychology - PhDGradCASJanuary 5N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Cell and Molecular Biology) - MSGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Cell and Molecular Biology) - PhDGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Ecology and Ecosystem Sciences) - MSGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Ecology and Ecosystem Sciences) - PhDGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Environmental and Earth Sciences) - MSGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Environmental and Earth Sciences) - PhDGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Evolution and Marine Biology) - MSGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Evolution and Marine Biology) - PhDGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems) - MSGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Biological and Environmental Sciences (Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems) - PhDGradCASDecember 15N/AN/A
Business Administration (Finance) - PhDBusinessCASFebruary 1N/AN/A
Business Administration (Marketing) - PhDBusinessCASFebruary 1N/AN/A
Business Administration (Operations and Supply Chain Management) - PhDBusinessCASFebruary 1N/AN/A
Business Administration Full Time - MBABusinessCASJune 30N/AN/A
Business Administration Part Time - MBABusinessCASJune 30October 31March 31
Chemical Engineering - MSEngineeringCASJanuary 15September 1January 15
Chemical Engineering - PhDEngineeringCASJanuary 15September 1N/A
Chemistry - MSGradCASJuly 1November 15N/A
Chemistry - PhDGradCASJuly 1November 15N/A
Civil and Environmental Engineering - MSEngineeringCASJanuary 15November 15January 15
Civil and Environmental Engineering - PhDEngineeringCASJanuary 15November 15January 15
Clinical Psychology - PhDGradCASDecember 1N/AN/A
College Student Personnel - MSGradCASApril 1N/AN/A
Communication Studies - MAGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Computer and Statistical Sciences - PhDGradCASMay 15November 15N/A
Computer Science - MSGradCASMay 15November 15N/A
Couples and Family Therapy - MSGradCASJanuary 15N/AN/A
Cyber Security - Professional MSGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Early Childhood Education - Teacher CertificationGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Education - MAGradCASJuly 15November 15April 1
Education - MA - Adult EducationGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Education - MA with Teacher CertificationGradCASJuly 15November 15April 1
Education - PhDGradCASDecember 1N/AN/A
Electrical Engineering - MSEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15April 1
Electrical Engineering - PhDEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15April 1
English - MAGradCASJune 15N/AN/A
English - PhDGradCASJanuary 1N/AN/A
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics - MSGradCASAugust 15N/AN/A
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics - PhDGradCASAugust 15N/AN/A
Environmental Science and Management (Conservation Biology) - MESMGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Environmental Science and Management (Earth and Hydrologic Science) - MESMGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Environmental Science and Management (Environmental Communications) - MESMGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Environmental Science and Management (Environmental Planning and Design) - MESMGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Environmental Science and Management (Environmental Policy and Management) - MESMGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Environmental Science and Management (Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis) - MESMGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Environmental Science and Management (Sustainable Systems) - MESMGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Environmental Science and Management (Wetland Watershed and Ecosystem Science) - MESMGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Health Sciences - Ph.D.GradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
History - MAGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Industrial and Systems Engineering - PhDEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience - MSGradCASDecember 1N/AN/A
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience - PhDGradCASDecember 1N/AN/A
International Relations - MAGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Kinesiology - MSGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Labor Relations and Human Resources - MSGradCASJuly 15December 15April 15
Marine Affairs - MAMAGradCASFebruary 1N/AN/A
Marine Affairs - MMAGradCASJanuary 15N/AN/A
Marine Affairs - PhDGradCASDecember 1N/AN/A
Mathematics - MSGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Mathematics - PhDGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Mechanical Engineering - MSEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Mechanical Engineering - PhDEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Music - MOMGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Nursing - MSGradCASFebruary 15N/AN/A
Nursing - PhDGradCASJanuary 15November 15N/A
Nursing Practice DNPGradCASFebruary 15N/AN/A
Nutrition and Food Science - MSGradCASFebruary 15October 30N/A
Ocean Engineering - MSEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Ocean Engineering - PhDEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Oceanography - MoOGradCASApril 1November 15N/A
Oceanography - MSGradCASApril 1November 15March 1
Oceanography - PhDGradCASApril 1November 15March 1
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Health Outcomes) - MSGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Health Outcomes) - PhDGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy) - MSGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy) - PhDGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics) - MSGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics) - PhDGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology and Toxicology) - MSGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Pharmaceutical Sciences (Pharmacology and Toxicology) - PhDGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Physical Therapy - DPTPTCASOctober 15N/AN/A
Physics - MSGradCASFebruary 15N/AN/A
Physics - PhDGradCASFebruary 15N/AN/A
Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA)BusinessCASAugust 1N/AN/A
Quantum Computing - MSGradCASFebruary 15N/AN/A
Speech Language Pathology - MSCSDCASJanuary 15October 15N/A
Statistics - MSGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Systems Engineering - MSEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15April 15
TESOL/Bilingual Dual Language Immersion - MAGradCASJuly 15November 15April 1
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design - MSGradCASJuly 1November 1N/A

Online Programs

Program NameApply / LoginFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineSummer Deadline
Biopharmaceutical Drug Development Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30N/AN/A
Cannabis Studies Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30N/AN/A
Data Science Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30N/AApril 2
Data Science - MS - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26N/A
Dietetics - MS - ONLINEGradCASJune 1N/AN/A
Environmental Management - MS - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30N/AN/A
Fisheries Science Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26N/A
GIS and Geospatial Technologies Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26N/A
Health Outcomes and Data Analytics - MS - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30N/AN/A
Healthcare Management - MS - ONLINEBusinessCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Healthcare Management Graduate Certificate - ONLINEBusinessCASAugust 1November 26April 4
Learning and Development Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Library and Information Studies - MLIS - ONLINEGradCASJune 15October 15March 15
Master of Oceanography - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26N/A
Masters of Professional Studies - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Medication Outcomes Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26N/A
Natural Resources and the Environment Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30N/AN/A
Ocean Science Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26N/A
Policy Analysis Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Professional Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Policy - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Professional Science Masters - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Public Administration - MPA - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Public Management Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Quantum Computing Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26N/A
School Library Media Teacher (TCP): Post-Master's Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJune 15October 15March 15
Social Media Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26April 2
Supply Chain Management and Applied Analytics - ABM - ONLINEBusinessCASAugust 1November 26N/A
Supply Chain Management and Applied Analytics - Professional MS - ONLINEBusinessCASJuly 30November 26N/A
User Experience (UX) Design Graduate Certificate - ONLINEGradCASJuly 30November 26N/A

Certificate Programs

Program NameApply / LoginFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineSummer Deadline
Aquaculture and Fisheries Graduate CertificateGradCASAugust 11December 27N/A
Coastal Resilience Graduate Certificate GradCASAugust 15January 15N/A
Community Planning Graduate CertificateGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Cyber Security Graduate CertificateGradCASJuly 15N/AN/A
Digital Literacy Graduate CertificateGradCASJuly 15November 15April 1
Dyslexia Knowledge and Practice Graduate CertificateGradCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Embedded Systems Graduate CertificateEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15April 1
Fashion Merchandising Graduate CertificateGradCASJuly 1November 1N/A
Gender and Women's Studies Graduate CertificateGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
GIS and Remote Sensing Graduate CertificateGradCASAugust 10December 1April 10
Human Resources Graduate CertificateGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Hydrology Graduate CertificateGradCASAugust 10December 1N/A
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate CertificateGradCASApril 1November 15N/A
Labor Relations Graduate CertificateGradCASJuly 15November 15April 15
Nursing: Post Master's CertificateGradCASFebruary 15N/AN/A
Offshore Wind Graduate CertificateEngineeringCASJuly 15November 15N/A
Polymer Graduate CertificateEngineeringCASJuly 15September 1N/A
Science Writing and Rhetoric Graduate CertificateGradCASAugust 10December 10N/A

ABM Programs

Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Program NameApply / LoginFall DeadlineSpring DeadlineSummer Deadline
Accelerated PharmD - MSGradCAS
Chemical Engineering - ABMEngineeringCAS
Communication Studies - ABMGradCAS
Computer Science and Cyber Security - ABMGradCAS
English - ABMGradCASAugust 1N/AN/A
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics - ABMGradCAS
Environmental Science and Management - MESM - ABMGradCAS
History - ABMGradCAS
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience - ABMGradCASDecember 1N/AN/A
International Relations - ABMGradCAS
Kinesiology - ABMGradCAS
Labor Relations and Human Resources - ABMGradCAS
Nutrition and Dietetics - ABMGradCAS
Pharmaceutical Sciences - ABMGradCAS
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design - ABMGradCAS