Application Requirements for Graduate Students

Degree-Seeking Applicants

Degree-seeking applicants are interested in being admitted to graduate degree granting programs. Coursework completed while admitted to a master’s program of study is eligible for federal financial aid.

Step 1
Complete the online degree-seeking application. Once the application is submitted, you will have access to your student status page which lists any required documents, both received and outstanding.

Step 2
Visit Commonly Used Documents for general and program-specific admission documents. Submit completed documents via your student status page, email attachment to [email protected], or U.S. mail; electronic transcripts are preferred.

Step 3
Candidates for the Master of Science degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Nutrition (certificates included) require a preliminary planned program of study (see Commonly Used Documents). All other program staff will arrange an appointment with candidates to complete planned programs of study with a faculty advisor.

Step 4
Once all documents are received, the completed file will be submitted to the appropriate Program Director for an admission decision. Program Directors will advise Admissions of their decision and the appropriate email and/or standard letter will generate to the candidate. You may contact [email protected] for updates.

Non-Degree Seeking Applicants

Non-degree seeking applicants are taking coursework outside of a degree-granting program to comply with certification requirements or as a means of assessing the ‘fit’ of the program for their needs.

Step 1
Complete the online non-degree seeking application. Once processed, an automatic email will be sent confirming receipt of your non-degree seeking application.

Step 2
Upload your transcript(s) on your application evidencing degree conferral and program prerequisites.

Step 3
Your application and transcript(s) will be evaluated by admissions and you will be advised by a counselor via email of your ability or inability to register for coursework.

Submit Your Completed Documents

Step 1
Complete the online application.

Step 2
Submit your documents on your student status page or as email attachments to [email protected] Electronic transcripts may also be directed to [email protected]. If you’re emailing documents, please be sure that each document submission includes your full name.

Step 3
Questions/Concerns/Comments? Contact us.

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