New Program Slots

ACOTE requires that a qualified program director must be hired full-time and on-site 1 year prior to the submission of the Candidacy Application. A qualified academic fieldwork coordinator and doctoral capstone coordinator (OTD programs only) must be hired full-time and on-site 6 months prior to the submission of the Candidacy Application. Please reference the chart below for slot availability. 

Planned Start Date for First Class of Students Candidacy Application Due Date Candidacy Status Decision by ACOTE Slots Available
Spring/Summer 2024 (May/June) August 15, 2023 December 1, 2023 FULL
Fall 2024 (August/September) December 15, 2023 March 1, 2024 FULL
Winter 2025 (January) April 15, 2024 August 1, 2024 FULL
Spring/Summer 2025 (May/June) August 15, 2024 December 1, 2024 FULL
Fall 2025 (August/September) December 16, 2024 April 1, 2025 FULL
Winter 2026 (January) April 15, 2025 August 1, 2025 FULL
Spring/Summer 2026 (May/June) August 15, 2025 December 1, 2025 OPEN
Fall 2026 (August/September) December 15, 2025 April 1, 2026 OPEN
Winter 2027 (January) April 15, 2026 August 1, 2026 OPEN
Spring/Summer 2027 (May/June) August 14, 2026 December 1, 2026 OPEN
Fall 2027 (August/September) December 15, 2026 April 1, 2027 OPEN
Winter 2028 (January) April 15, 2027 August 1, 2027 OPEN
Spring/Summer 2028 (May/June) August 16, 2027 December 1, 2027 OPEN