Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Application Deadline
This program accepts students for fall, spring and summer terms. To ensure timely processing, submit your application and supporting materials as early as possible. Application deadlines are August 1, January 2, and May 1, respectively.  While we may continue to accept the supporting materials after these dates, we cannot guarantee that your application will be reviewed in time for the start of classes.

Admission Requirements
Applicants must meet the general requirements for graduate study outlined in the Towson University Graduate Catalog.

Additional requirements include:

  • Licensure, eligibility for licensure, or certification in a clinical area.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university* in a clinical field (occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing, respiratory therapy, nursing, dietetics, etc.)
  • GPA of at least 3.00 for full admission and 2.75 for conditional admission. All GPA calculations for admission are based upon the last 60 credits of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study.

Non-immigrant international students: See additional admission information in International Graduate Admissions

* See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions


Once all materials are received and evaluated, applicants will be notified regarding acceptance to the program.


Students may be admitted at any time during the year. For information regarding the Clinician-Administrator Transition certificate, please contact the program director.