Higher Education Program

Master's Admission Requirements

ACPA Master's students

Admission of students to the On-Campus Masters' Program is based on the following criteria:

  • A completed Graduate School admissions form.
  • A baccalaureate degree granted by an accredited institution, with a minimum GPA of 2.7.
  • Official transcripts from all previous higher education institutions attended.
  • A statement of purpose indicating a commitment to pursuing a career in the field of higher education.
  • Two letters of reference, including at least one from a faculty member who can speak to your ability to conduct research and to write at the graduate level.
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.

The applicant will be responsible for assembling these materials and submitting them to the College of Graduate Studies.

Admissions Deadline:

Admission to the master's program is on a rolling basis throughout the academic year (the admissions portal will close when the cohort is full). Applicants interested in participating in the Spring Graduate Assistantship Fair should plan on submitting applications no later than the middle of March, in order to allow for sufficient time for their applications to be processed.

Last Updated: 6/5/18