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Admission Requirements

  • Graduate Students

    Graduate Program Admission Requirements

    1. Completed application for master's admissions.
    2. Completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    3. Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States, they will need to be evaluated by either WES or AACRAO.
    4. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
      in past academic work.
    5. Personal statement: 250-350 words.

    Some programs require additional information. Additional requirements can be found on the individual graduate program pages.

    Transcripts are only considered official if they arrive in a sealed envelope directly from the institution. If a student receives the transcripts, they must keep the envelope sealed and deliver them directly to the admissions office.

  • Adult Undergraduate Students

    Adult Undergraduate Program Admission Requirements

    1. Completed application for bachelor's admissions.
    2. Official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If the transcripts are from an institution located outside of the United States they will need to be evaluated by either WES or AACRAO.
    3. At least 15 transferable credits.
    4. Cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work.
    5. At least two years of professional work experience.

    Some programs require additional information. Additional requirements can be found on the individual adult undergraduate program pages.

    Transcripts are only considered official if they arrive in a sealed envelope directly from the institution. If a student receives the transcripts, they must keep the envelope sealed and deliver them directly to the admissions office.

  • B.S. to M.S. Students

    B.S. to M.S. Admission Requirements

    • Have and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • Minimum of 60 completed credits at time of application. Must have completed at least 75 credits to enroll in graduate courses.
    • Completed B.S. to M.S. Application. Please submit these materials to Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admission, Tonia Cristino (443-352-4058 / ) in Garrison Hall Suite 101.

    For more information on applying to this program please contact Admissions at 443-352-4058.

    Note: If you are applying to the Forensic Science program please contact Ellen Roskes at 443-334-2352 / .

  • International Students

    International Student Admission Requirements

    Students seeking an F-1 Visa are not eligible for admission to GPS adult undergraduate and graduate programs.

    International students must submit the following:

    1. Application for Admission
    2. Proof of English Proficiency
      International students must demonstrate a satisfactory level of English proficiency. Students must submit an official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score. The following TOEFL scores are required for admission: 213 or higher (Computer-based); 80 or higher (Internet-based); or 550 or higher (Paper-based). Students who have taken the Internet-based TOEFL test should have no individual section score lower than 20. Students who have taken the IELTS should have a minimum overall band score of 6.5 and no individual score lower than 6.0.
    3. Transcripts and Certificates of Previous Academic Work
      International students who have attended or who are currently attending a U.S. post-secondary institution must submit official transcripts from all institutions. Students who have completed post-secondary coursework outside of the U.S. must submit these records for evaluation directly to either World Education Services or the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
    4. Required Documents
      A legible and high quality copy of an unexpired passport identification page is required of all international students. An international student currently attending another post-secondary institution in the United States must also submit a copy of his or her current Departure Record (I-94), and U.S. visa.
 
 
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