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Graduate Admissions Requirements

Graduate Admissions Process

Admissions Requirements

Applicants to the graduate programs must submit the following:

  • A graduate application.
  • An official transcript with a conferred bachelor’s degree in a related field. (See Chart Below for Details)
  • An official graduate degree transcript will be permitted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree transcript.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants with an undergraduate CGPA of 3.0 or higher

  • One letter of recommendation required, 2 suggested.

In addition to the above requirements, applicants with an undergraduate CGPA of less than 3.0

  • One letter of recommendation required, 2 suggested.
  • A personal statement.
  • Permission from the Dean.


Program specific prerequisites:

Master of Science in Counseling and Human Services

Program NamePrerequisite
Master of Business AdministrationBachelor of Science in business-related subject. A student with a Bachelor of Science in a non-business related field must take BUS501 – Economic Foundations of Accounting and Finance or ACC111, ECO201, FIN201 and LAW204. BUS501. BUS501 will be waived for students with a Bachelor of Science in a business related field. Please contact a Graduate Admissions Representative for details. .
Master of Science AccountingBachelor of Science in Accounting or a Bachelor of Science in a non-accounting field and the successful completion of 3 semester credits in Financial or Managerial Accounting.  Students interested in becoming a CPA, please contact a graduate Admissions Representative for details.
Master of Science in Counseling and Human ServicesFor applicants with an undergraduate CGPA of 3.00 or higher: one year of full-time work and/or volunteer experience. For applicants with an undergraduate CGPA of 2.50-2.99: three years or more of full-time experience. For applicants with an undergraduate CGPA of 2.00-2.49: five years or more of full-time experience

In addition to the requirements stated above, the programs listed in the chart below have additional experiential admissions requirements. Post University feels strongly that students possessing real world experience elevate course and program dialogue and lead to a more meaningful learning experience. Relevant experience encompasses anything from part- or full-time employment to internships, research projects, and publications. Applicants with less work experience but otherwise exceptional applications will be considered for admission. Students are required to provide resumes, transcripts, or other acceptable documentation to support the experiential requirements. Your Admissions Representative will provide additional information on the types of experiential experiences that are acceptable.

Program NameYears of Experience
Master of Business AdministrationThree Years
Master of Science in Project ManagementThree Years
Master of Science AccountingNone
Master of Public AdministrationThree Years
Master of EducationOne Year
Master of Science in Higher Education LeadershipOne Year
Master of Science in Counseling and Human ServicesOne Year

 

Admission to Graduate Certificate Programs
Applicants to a graduate certificate program must meet and maintain the same admissions criteria appropriate to the program of study that grants the certificate. Applicants may not transfer any credits into a certificate program.

Alternative Credit Options
Post University provides an opportunity for students to demonstrate college-level proficiency in certain subjects where learning has occurred in non-traditional ways, such as advanced placement courses, on-the-job training, standardized examinations, or work experience. Learn more about the Alternative Credit Options

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