Plymouth State University’s accredited graduate programs in business, health and wellness, education, and the arts and sciences provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to achieve your career goals. Whether you are seeking professional development, teacher certification, or an advanced degree, PSU has a program to meet the needs of busy working professionals and continuing undergraduate students.

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Program Inquiry

If you are interested in finding out more about the graduate programs at Plymouth State, please fill out the brief inquiry form, and we’ll send introductory information to you. Inquire Today!


Plymouth State offers a variety of visit options for prospective graduate students: information sessions; walk-in advising; lunchtime LiveChat; on-campus private tours; and meetings at employer locations. Schedule your visit!

Admissions Application

Plymouth State University offers an online application for admission to most graduate programs on a year-round basis. Our MS programs in Applied Meteorology, Biology, Environmental Science & Policy, Athletic Training-Post Professional program, and the EdD have specific admission deadlines – please check with the admissions office for more information. Apply Now!

Applications for the Doctor of Physical Therapy are accepted through PT-CAS, and Athletic Training-Professional program through AT-CAS.

Plymouth State University, in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, veteran’s status or disability, in admission or access to, its programs or activities.

Admissions Deadlines

Our MS programs in Applied Meteorology, Biology, Environmental Science & Policy, Athletic Training-Post Professional program, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and the EdD have specific admission deadlines. All other programs use the following dates:

    • Fall 2019 – August 1, 2019
    • Spring 2020 – December 1, 2019
    • Summer 2020 – April 15, 2020
Admissions Requirements
Additional Program Specific Requirements
International Students

Graduate Scholarships and Graduate Assistant positions

Graduate Scholarships

Each year, Plymouth State offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships to admitted graduate students. Selection criteria include academic and professional achievements, commitment to graduate study, and achievement or pursuit of personal or professional goals. Visit the Financial Aid Scholarship website for additional funding opportunities.

Graduate Assistants

Graduate assistants are an important part of Plymouth State’s collaborative learning community. They work alongside faculty, staff, and students to help achieve the University’s goals, while gaining valuable experience as assistants, researchers, and teachers.

Graduate Assistant positions are available on a limited basis to highly qualified graduate students who’ve been fully accepted into a graduate program at Plymouth State. Applications for assistantships should be returned to the Office of Academic Affairs by April 1 for the upcoming year.