MA Admissions

All supplemental materials and letters of recommendation must be submitted via the Graduate Application Supplemental Materials Upload Website. See complete instructions on this page.

How to Apply

APPLICATION DEADLINES Fall Semester Enrollment
Spring Semester Enrollment
Master of Arts in
Second Language Studies
January 1 Early Notification
March 1 Regular Deadline
September 1
Semester begins in August. Semester begins in January.

Many applicants wish to make plans for the future as soon as possible. For these prospective students, we offer Early Notification with a deadline of January 1. Our regular deadline is March 1. Financial support in various forms of tuition assistance are available for both deadlines.

Information regarding support can be found on the Financial Support for MA Students and Funding pages.

Click on each of the following steps for detailed instructions. All materials—online application and fee, letters of recommendation, and supplemental materials including score report(s) and transcript(s)—are due by the application deadline.

Document Requirements for Admitted Students

Click on each of the following steps for detailed instructions.

Questions?

Email grdchr@hawaii.edu or call (808) 956-6131.