Admission to Graduate Programs

The Graduate Admissions Office is committed to ensuring that the incoming classes will be comprised of highly qualified individuals representing a diversity of academic and professional backgrounds and accomplishments. Admission to the master's degree programs is open to individuals who have attained bachelor's degrees from regionally accredited colleges or universities. The Admissions Committee evaluates applicants based on academic and professional accomplishments, written recommendations, and personal interviews.

Applicants to the accelerated graduate programs are expected to have a cumulative GPA in past academic work of no less than 3.0 on a four-point scale. All applicants are given opportunities to discuss their professional experience in the areas of their desired programs via the resume and writing samples. Admissions requirements consist of the following:

  1. Completed Graduation Application with the $25 fee.
  2. College transcripts of all previous college-level coursework.
  3. GRE Scores—Standardized test scores are optional for all graduate programs.
  4. Information session or personal interview with an admissions representative. Call 410-486-7001, or toll free 877-468-6852 to schedule this appointment.
  5. Writing sample—250-350 words (Optional)
  6. Letters of recommendation—academic or work-related (Optional)
  7. Resume of professional experience (Optional)