Get the details on how to apply to the Professional Studies (M.A.) program.
This program has rolling admissions--in order to ensure timely processing we recommend
submitting your application by August 1 for fall admission, December 1 for spring
admission, and May 1 for summer admission. While we will continue to accept applications
and materials after these dates, we cannot guarantee that your application will be
reviewed in time for the start of classes.
A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.*
An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 for full admission and at least 2.75 for conditional
admission is required. Admission decisions are based are based upon your academic
record from your undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study and the competitiveness
of the application pool.
Essay that includes:
the student’s reasons for wishing to enter the program.
an explanation of the ways in which the Professional Studies program will enable the
applicant to achieve personal and/or professional goals.
a preliminary overview of the student’s proposed plan of study.