Graduate Admissions

Minimum Admission Requirements by Program

 

Programs / Area of Study by College

Monte Ahuja College of Business College of Sciences and Health Professions
College of Education and Human Services Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Washkewicz College of Engineering  School of Nursing
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

 

 

Monte Ahuja College of Business
Program Min.
GPA
gre/ gmat/ mat* letters of rec. writing sample OR
STATEMENT
Resume/ other
Master of Accountancy – Tax or Finance/Audit 2.75 GRE or GMAT if GPA is < 3.0 No No No
Master of Business Administration (MBA): Accelerated, Mobile & Off-Campus MBA 2.75 GRE or GMAT No No No
Master of Business Administration – Health Care 2.75 GRE or GMAT No No No
Executive MBA 2.75 No Yes (1) No

Yes,
5+ years exp.

Master of Computer & Information Science (MCIS) Information Systems 2.75 GRE or GMAT if < 3.0 No No No
Master of Labor Relations and Human Resources (MLRHR) 2.75 GRE or GMAT No No No
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)deadline is Feb. 1) (Next Incoming Cohort Fall 2017

Masters
Degree

GRE or GMAT Yes Yes Yes

*Note: GRE or GMAT scores at the 50th percentile are required for all Business graduate programs if the undergraduate grade point average is less than 2.75 (3.0 if the degree is more than six years old). All Business Masters programs require the GRE if  the applicant's undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the  United States, the applicant's undergraduate degree is from a college or university without at least a regional level accreditation or the applicant's undergraduate cumulative grade-point average is below 3.0.

College of Education and Human Services
PROGRAM min. GPA GRE/ GMAT/ MAT* LETTERS OF REC. WRITING SAMPLE OR
STATEMENT
resume/ OTHER

Master of Education-
Teacher Education
Administration & Supervision
Health & Human Performance
Adult Learning & Development

2.75 No No No No

Master of Education-
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Counselor Education

2.75 GRE or MAT Yes (2) No No
Graduate Education Certificate & Licensure Programs 2.75 No No No No

Ph.D. in Urban Education
Fall admission only; deadline last Mon. in Feb.

Master's
Degree
GRE Yes (2) Yes/
Stmt. of Purpose
Yes
Counseling Psychology deadline Jan. 15 Master's
Degree
 GRE Yes (3) Yes Yes

*Note:  GRE or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores at the 50th percentile are required for all COEHS graduate programs if the undergraduate grade point average is less than 2.75 (3.0 if the degree is more than six years old) and the applicant does not hold an advanced degree

Washkewicz college of Engineering
PROGRAM GPA GRE/ GMAT/ MAT* LETTERS OF REC. WRITING SAMPLE or
statement
resume/ OTHER

Master of Science-
Biomedical Engineering

3.0 GRE if GPA is < 3.0 Yes (2) No No
Master of Computer & Information Science (MCIS) (CS Track) 3.0 GRE if GPA is < 3.0 No No No

Master of Science-
Chemical Engineering

2.75 GRE if GPA is < 3.0 Yes (2) No No
Master of Science-
Civil Engineering
2.75 No No No No

Master of Science-
Electrical Engineering

2.75 GRE if GPA is < 3.0 Yes (2) No No
Master of Science-
Environmental Engineering
3.0 GRE if GPA is < 3.0 No No No
Master of Science-
Mechanical Engineering

3.0
(2.75 from 
EAC/ABET accredited 
programs)

No No No No
Master of Science-
Software Engineering
3.0 GRE if GPA is < 3.0 Yes (2) No No
Doctor of Engineering

3.0 U. Grad
3.25 Grad

GRE Yes (2)

Yes /
Stmt. of Purpose

Req. for
applied Biomedical Eng.

*Note:  All Engineering MS programs require the GRE if the degree is from outside the US, if the GPA is below the stated minimum, if the bachelor’s degree is more than 6 years old, or if the bachelor’s degree was awarded by an unaccredited institution. 

College of Liberal Arts and Social ScienceS
PROGRAM GPA GRE/ GMAT/ MAT* LETTERS OF REC. WRITING SAMPLE resume/ OTHER

Master of Arts-
Applied Communication Theory

2.75 GRE or MAT Yes (2) Yes No

Master of Fine Arts-
Creative Writing

2.75 / 3.0
in English classes
No Yes (3)

Yes /
Portfolio

No

Master of Arts- English

2.75 / 3.0
in English classes
No Yes (2) Yes /
Portfolio
No
Master of Arts-
Economics
2.75

International
only

No No No

Master of Arts-
Global Interactions

3.0 GRE if GPA is < 3.0 Yes (2) No No
Master of Arts-
History
3.0 No Yes (2) Writing Sample No
Master of Music 2.75 No Yes (2) Audition or Portfolio No
Master of Arts-
Philosophy

2.75

No Yes (2) No No
Master of Social Work 3.0 No Yes (3) Stmt. of Purpose No
Master of Arts-
Sociology

3.0

GRE Yes (2) No No
Master of Arts-
Spanish
2.75 No No

Stmt. of Purpose /
Spanish Writing Sample

No

*Note: GRE scores at the 50th percentile are required for all College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences graduate programs if the undergraduate grade point average is less than 2.75 (3.0 if the degree is more than six years old).  

 

COLLEGE OF SCIENCEs AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS
PROGRAM Min. GPA GRE/ GMAT/ MAT* LETTERS OF REC. WRITING SAMPLE RESUME/ OTHER

Master of Science-
Biology

2.75 GRE Yes (2) Stmt. of Purpose No

Ph.D. in Regulatory Biology

3.3 U. Grad
3.5 Grad

GRE Yes (2)

Stmt. of Purpose

No

Master of Science-
Chemistry
deadline Jan. 15

3.0

GRE if GPA is < 3.0

No No No

Ph.D.- Clinical & Bioanalytical Chem.
deadline Jan. 15

3.0 U. Grad

GRE Yes (2) No No
Master of Science-
Environmental Science
2.75 GRE Yes (2) Stmt. of Purpose No
Master of Science-
Health Sciences
2.75 GRE if GPA is < 3.0 No No Supplemental Application
Master of Arts-
Mathematics
2.75 No No No

Sec. School 
Teaching License in
Mathematics

Master of Science in Mathematics-
Applied Statistics
2.75 No No No No

Master of Occupational Therapy
deadline Jan. 15
apply through PTCAS

3.0 GRE No App. Essay No
Doctor of Physical Therapy
deadline Feb. 15

3.0

GRE No No No
Master of Science-
Physics
2.75 GRE Yes (2)

No

No

Master of Arts in Psychology-

  • Clinical
  • School Pyschology
  • Experimental
  • Industrial-Organizational

Deadlines vary

2.75 GRE Yes (2) Stmt. of Purpose Supplemental Application /
Interview for Clinical &
School Psy.
Master of Arts in Psychology-
Diversity Management
deadline May 31
2.75 GRE Yes (2) Stmt. of Purpose Resume / Interview
Ph.D. in Adult Development & Aging 3.25  GRE Yes (3) Stmt. of Purpose Resume / CV
Master of Health-Public Health
apply through NEOMED
2.75 GRE Yes (3) Stmt. of Purpose No
Master of Arts in Speech-
Language Pathology & Audiology
deadline is Feb. 1 
apply through CSDCAS
2.75 GRE or MAT YEs (2) Stmt. of Purpose Supplemental Application

*Note: GRE scores at the 50th percentile are required for all College of Sciences and Health Professions graduate programs if the undergraduate grade point average is less than 2.75 (3.0 if the degree is more than six years old).

School of nurSing
PROGRAM Min. GPA GRE/ GMAT/ MAT LETTERS OF REC. WRITING SAMPLE RESUME/ OTHER

Master of Science-
Nursing
deadline Mar. 1

3.0 / BSN

GMAT/GRE for MSN/MBA only Yes (2) No

Supplemental Application /
Nursing License

 
Maxine Goodman levin college of Urban Affairs
PROGRAM Min. GPA GRE/ GMAT/ MAT* LETTERS OF REC. WRITING SAMPLE RESUME/ OTHER

Master of Arts-
Environmental Studies

3.0 GRE Yes (2) No No

Master of
Non-Profit Administration & Leadership

3.0

GRE Yes (2)

No

No

Master of Public Administration

3.0

GRE

Yes (2) No No

Master of Urban Planning & Development

3.0 GRE Yes (2) No No
Master of Science-
Urban Studies
3.0 GRE Yes (2) No No

Ph.D. in Urban Studies & Public Affairs
deadline Jan. 31st

3.5 Grad GRE Yes (3)

Stmt. of Purpose and Writing 
Sample

Yes

*Note: Ph.D in Urban Studies & Public Affairs, and Master of Urban Planning & Development require a minimum GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores at the 50th percentile and a 4.0 on the Analytical Writing section.  All other Urban Affairs Programs require a minimum GRE Verbal and Quantitative scores at the 40th percentile and a 4.0 on the Analytical Writing section.

 

**Please note that these conditions are subject to change. Please check with the appropriate college to confirm admission requirements.

**Meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.