Admission Requirements

To qualify for regular admission, an applicant to a graduate program will meet the following criteria:
  1. Graduate from a regionally accredited four-year college or university by the time of enrollment as evidenced by an official transcript showing the completion of a baccalaureate degree. Applicants must also submit official transcripts for all graduate-level coursework.
  2. Complete an appropriate undergraduate major or prerequisite credit hours as specified by the department.
  3. Achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 for either the total hours or for the last 96 quarter hours of the baccalaureate degree.
  4. Complete a graduate application.
  5. Obtain professional and academic references from three individuals knowing the applicant's professional abilities and personal qualities (i.e. a recent volunteer supervisor, employer, professor or advisor).
  6. Submit an admission essay of professional goals and objectives as directed by the department concerned.
  7. Achieve a score of 550 on the written TOEFL or a score of 213 on the computer TOEFL or a score of 79 on the internet test, if English is spoken as a Second Language.
  8. Meet additional admission requirements as specified by the department concerned.

When all application materials have been received, they will be sent to the respective graduate department for evaluation and a recommendation about acceptance. Admission is by official action of the Graduate Council.