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Graduate Admission

Continue Your Search for Knowledge

At the University of Dayton, we encourage our students to ask thought-provoking questions. And then we strive to answer them — together — through a framework of scholarship, research and practice. Our objective? Creating a brighter future for everyone.

Whether you're looking to advance your career or to create a better world, you'll gain the skills and knowledge you need from our world-class faculty, full-time researchers and nationally-known scholars.

At the graduate level, the University offers more than 75 master's, doctoral, licensure and endoursement programs, as well as numerous licensure and certificate programs and many other ways to learn.

Working professionals will appreciate convenient classes offered at a variety of times, and flexible online programs are also available.


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Graduate Admission

Admission Requirements

To apply to the University of Dayton's graduate programs, simply complete the appropriate online application and submit the required materials. Have questions? We're here to help.

Graduate Applications

Graduate Application

Apply to UD's master's degree programs and graduate certificates.

Doctoral Application

Apply to one of 12 Ph.D. and D.E. programs.

Online Graduate Business Application

Class start dates for the online MBA program and online master in business analytics program are offered four times per year, in January, April, July, and October. Applications are currently being accepted and admission decisions are made on a rolling basis.

Online Graduate Education and Health Sciences Application

Grow as an educational leader, learn from others and share ideas and experiences. Learn about online options for our ABA, EdD, MSE, MSE plus Principal Licensure and Principal Licensure programs.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

As a UD Doctor of Physical Therapy major, you'll prepare to be a compassionate and knowledgeable physical therapist who will serve the community by improving physical health and quality of life.

Physician Assistant Education

As a student in the UD Master of Physician Assistant Practice (MPAP) program, you'll prepare to become a knowledgeable, service-oriented and self-assured advanced practice healthcare practitioner. Our 27-month, seven-semester, modular-based curriculum program blends state-of-the-art technology with traditional hands-on experience to provide you with the best possible experience to prepare you for clinical practice.

Interested in Research?

At UD, research is about more than innovation for the sake of discovery. It’s about developing solutions to help others. Explore our research to discover how UD students collaborate with renowned faculty and researchers to pave the way to a better world.

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Graduate Campus Visit

When immersed in the rigors and challenges of graduate studies, it helps to be surrounded by an inclusive and supportive community on a picturesque campus just minutes from downtown Dayton. Contact your program director to schedule a personalized visit.


Graduate Admission Processing

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2713

An Affordable Degree

Learn about the types of financial aid available to graduate students and see just how affordable a UD degree is.

Explore Types of Financial Aid