How to Apply - Graduate

Ready to become a Graduate Student? Take the next step!

IU South Bend's graduate programs are designed to meet your personal learning and career advancement goals. You can choose a Certificate, Diploma, or Master degree program, and study in person or online. You can begin by submitting an application. We'll follow up with guidance on how to complete your application file.

Students who have earned a degree from IU South Bend within the past 5 years may be eligible for Direct Admission.

Did you complete a recent undergraduate degree at IU South Bend? You may be eligible for Direct Admission.

Visit Your Prospective Department

Departments set their own application deadlines. Visit your prospective program’s website to determine when you’ll need to apply. Admission decisions are made by the specific graduate program, which will inform you about any decisions. Departments will supply applicants with their Student Identification Number upon admission.

Graduate Programs