For those students who do not meet the Standard Acceptance and Matriculation criteria, the following standard applies:
For students with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 but above 2.5:
Submit the same materials as listed in Standard Acceptance and Matriculation.
Once accepted, receive a 3.00 (B) grade or better for both of the first two courses taken in the graduate program. If a 3.00 or better is not achieved in both of the first two courses taken in the program, the student will be dismissed from the program
Meet or exceed the years of progressive/diverse work experience (see table below; preference given to those in a supervisory or management role).
Submit a resume documenting career accomplishments and employment record.
For MSHSV students, submit a writing sample that meets the requirements specified by the Program Director.
For students with undergraduate GPAs below a 2.50:
Meet or exceed the years of progressive/diverse work experience (see table below).
Submit everything from the Standard Acceptance and Matriculation and Acceptance with Conditions and Matriculation criteria
For all degree applicants, submit a writing sample that meets the requirements specified by the Program Director/Manager.
|Program ||2.5-2.99 GPA ||2.0-2.49 GPA |
| MBA ||7-10 Years |
|15 Years (3 years of |
|MSA||7-10 Years ||15 Years (3 years of|
| M.Ed.|| 3-5 Years || 5+Years|
| MPA || 7-10 Years|| 10+Years|
| MSHSV|| 3 Years|| 5+ Years|
| MSHEA|| 3-5 Years|| 5+ Years|
The student must maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA to attain admission to degree status. If the student fails to achieve a 3.00 GPA in the first two courses taken, then the conditional acceptance is revoked. Denial through Conditional Acceptance is not subject to appeal.
Students who are not enrolled in a program of study (i.e. degree and certificate programs) are considered non-matriculated students and are limited to taking no more than two courses.