Thank you for your interest in our graduate programs. The College of Graduate Studies is committed to providing you with all the tools you need to get started on a bright future.
Cleveland State University offers over 70 Master, Doctorate, Licensure and Certificate Programs taught by world-renowned research faculty and real-world advisors in Business, Engineering, Nursing, Education, Social Work, City Management, Diversity Management and more.
Many graduate programs require a standardized admission examination such as GRE, GMAT or MAT. You may be exempt from the exam requirement by the program if:
When an admission exam is required, you must score on average at the 50th percentile or above to qualify for degree, certificate, or licensure admission. Some graduate programs require higher admission examination scores.
All applicants should consult individual program descriptions for specific exam requirements. Click here for details.
Only examination results (which are not more than six years old at the point of application) received directly from the appropriate testing service are considered official and valid.
Admission exam information is also available from Campus 411 in Main Classroom Room 116, and the University Testing Center in Rhodes Tower , room 1237.