The department only admits applicants whose objective is the Ph.D., although students earn the M.A. en route to the Ph.D.Please visit UCLA Graduate Admissions and Graduate Division for more information. Students must arrange to take the GRE by October 15 to ensure that the program receives scores before our deadline. Applicants should arrange to have their test scores electronically reported. The application is available in September 2016.


Application Deadline: 

23 December 2016*

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Visit our Graduate Admission FAQ page for any questions.

* Applicants who wish to be considered for fellowship(s) must submit all application materials by the published fellowship deadline.


To learn more about the program, please contact our Student Affairs Officer at or our Graduate Program Director at