Applicants for admission must have earned a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 from an institution that is accredited by any accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, or in the case of International students, recognized by the appropriate agency in that country. Degrees issued by a foreign institution must be translated and evaluated as equivalent to a US Degree.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

English language competency is required of all students seeking admission to the master’s-level program. This must be demonstrated by one of the following means:

a) The student must have completed a two-year (60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits) undergraduate- or graduate-level, English-based education in an institution:

(i) accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, or

(ii) in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, or Ireland.

In all cases, English must have been both the language of instruction and the language of the curriculum used;

b) Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test (TOEFL® iBT) - Acceptable scores: TOEFL iBT total score – 61 with minimum speaking score – 20 and minimum listening score – 17; or

c) International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Format - Acceptable scores: IELTS overall band score 6 with minimum speaking score – 6.5 and minimum listening score – 6.