First Time and Transfer Students

All graduate applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited degree-granting institution with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Graduate applicants who already possess a master's degree or have completed graduate coursework from an accredited degree-granting institution must also have a 3.0 CGPA or higher at the graduate level.

Applicants with an undergraduate degree and no graduate course work are required to submit the following:

  • Official transcript(s) from the accredited degree-conferring institution(s)
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from other institutions attended may be requested to verify prerequisite knowledge for certain academic programs

Applicants with an undergraduate degree and graduate-level course work are required to submit the following:

  • Official transcript(s) from the accredited degree-conferring institution(s)
  • Official transcripts from all accredited degree-granting institutions showing graduate-level course work
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from other institutions attended may be requested to verify prerequisite knowledge for certain academic programs

Applicants with a master’s degree are required to submit the following:

  • Official transcripts from all accredited degree-granting institutions showing graduate-level course work
  • Official or unofficial transcript(s) from the undergraduate degree-conferring institution(s). Additional transcripts from other institutions attended may be requested to verify prerequisite knowledge for certain academic programs

Admission into some degree programs may require an applicant to have a higher CGPA, meet other special requirements, and/or submit additional documentation.

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For both undergraduate and graduate applicants, additional documentation may be required for admission and consideration of credit from military, licensure, or other documented experiential learning.

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All applicants who have educational experience outside the United States are required to provide an official course-by-course evaluation in English, to include the cumulative grade-point average, unless specifically exempted through a qualifying ERAU program. Refer to the International Admissions section of the catalog for details on foreign credential evaluations.