- A GPA of 3.0 or above for the last 60 hours of courses taken is required.
1. Graduate School Application and Application Fee
$65 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents; $75 for international
2. Official Transcripts
Upload a copy of your transcript in PDF format from each college or university where you received your bachelor’s degree(s) or completed any other coursework or degrees. If you are admitted, you will be required to submit an official transcript from the institution(s) where you received your degree(s) or completed any credits. Students whose transcripts are not in English must furnish an English translation by an appropriate authority.
Please note: Unofficial transcripts can be used when submitting the online application. Official transcripts will be required after official acceptance.
3. Statement of Objectives
The Statement of Objectives is an important component of your application. Prepare a well-written statement, and include your name at top of the page. Include a discussion of your academic objectives, giving specific reasons for the selection of your field of study, contemplated research areas, and professional plans. If you have a request for a certain advisor or advisors, indicate that preference in the statement.
4. GRE Scores (Optional for Master of Science applicants)
5. Letters of Recommendation
Request three letters of recommendation through the online application system from former/current professors, employers or other professionals who are in a position to evaluate your potential for graduate study.
6. TOEFL Scores
Required only if English is not your first language.