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How to Apply to Master’s or Sixth-Year Program

The deadlines for submitting an application for consideration to the Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development Three Summers (part-time)* master’s or sixth year programs are as follows:

April 1 for summer semester (email Judith Mathews at if you are unable to meet this deadline)

July 1 for fall semester

November 1 for spring semester

The deadline for submitting an application for consideration to the Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development Full-Time master’s or sixth year programs is December 1 for fall semester.

All applications for graduate study at UConn must be submitted using our online application system. To submit your self-managed application, complete the following steps:

In the enrollment section of the self-managed application, use the information below to complete some of the fields marked with an asterisk.

Admission requested for: Fall, Spring, or Summer

Field of study and degree:

  • Education:  Educational Psychology (MA), or
  • Education:  Educational Psychology (6th-year diploma)

Concentration:  Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development

Campus of intended registration:  Storrs

*IMPORTANT* Three Summer’s applicants must complete the Teacher Program/Cohort Supplemental Question toward the end of the application.  To answer the question:  Which cohort will you be participating in? select Three Summers Program from the dropdown menu.  See sample below.


During the application process, applicants will be asked to input names and email contact information for three recommenders.  The recommendation providers will be notified by email how to access the portal and add a recommendation.

Note:  GREs are not required for the MA or Sixth Year programs.

Before submitting the application, use the “check your application” tool to ensure your application is complete

For questions on how to use the online application system, contact the Graduate School at 860-486-3617 or  For giftedness, creativity, and talent development program related questions, contact Judith Mathews 860-486-6013, or