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 You'll probably have many questions when considering which master's or PhD program is right for you. The people of MIP are here to answer your questions and give you the resources you need to achieve your academic and career goals.

Resources for Prospective MS and PhD Graduate Students

How to Apply

The application deadline for Fall Admission is December 15th and application procedures differ whether you are a US Citizen/Permanent Resident or an International Student/Non-US Citizen. Applications are reviewed by the Graduate Education Committee by mid-January and invitations for interviews are extended by the end of January. Interviews are held in mid-to-late February.

Visit our How to Apply webpage for specific instructions.


Review the list of Graduate Program Courses. Learn which are required and which are general elective. Check-out the courses that are offered as electives in your research area and the courses that may be of interest to you which are offered in other Colorado State University departments.

Graduate Teaching Certificate

Colorado State University offers a Graduate Teaching Certificate Program which you can work towards during your teaching assistantship in the first year of your M.S. or Ph.D. This is a great opportunity to get credit for your teaching hours and to put together a teaching portfolio with help from experienced faculty.

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What should you expect?

Learn more about what to expect when you arrive in Fort Collins, what will be expected of you, and what you will be doing as a graduate student of MIP. 

What else does CSU have to offer?

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