GRADUATE ADMISSIONS

Degree-Seeking

The degree-seeking category is available for any student who wishes to pursue a graduate degree, has completed the graduate application process, and who meets all admissions requirements. A student in this category is eligible to enroll in all graduate courses for which he or she has completed the necessary prerequisites. Application for admission to a specific degree program is made concurrently with application to the Graduate Program. A student who holds a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and meets one of the following conditions is eligible for admission as a degree seeking student.

  • Applicants with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on the last 60 graded hours earned are guaranteed admission to the graduate program.
  • Applicants with a GPA of 2.70 to 2.999 on the last 60 graded hours earned must submit a writing sample approved by the university.
  • Applicants with a GPA of 2.50 to 2.699 on the last 60 graded hours earned may be admitted on a probationary status.  Students under this category must submit a writing sample approved by the university.  Upon grading of the sample, the student may be required to participate in an interview process.