College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Requirements

Degree / ConcentrationGPAGREDepartmental RequirementsApplication Deadline
Agricultural and Consumer Resources (MS)2.5 or higherNot requiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Animal Science (MS)2.7 or higherNot required– Departmental approval required
– Resume or curriculum vita that must include contact information for 3 academic references
One week prior to the start of the semester
Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (MS)2.5 or higherNot RequiredIdentification of a member of the graduate faculty to accept the role as your committee chair/mentorOne week prior to the start of the semester

College of Business Requirements

Degree / ConcentrationGPAGMAT/GREDepartmental RequirementsApplication Deadline
Accounting (MAcc)2.5 or higherQualifying score required if GPA is below a 3.0Departmental approval requiredOne week prior to the start of the semester
Business Administration (MBA)2.5 or higherNot required for spring, summer, or fall 2022NoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Human Resource Management (MS)2.5 or higherNot required for spring, summer, or fall 2022 NoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Information Systems (MS)2.5 or higherNot required for spring, summer, or fall 2022 NoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Management (MS) 2.5 or higherNot required for spring, summer, or fall 2022 NoneOne week prior to the start of the semester

College of Education and Human Development Requirements

Degree / ConcentrationGPAGRE/MFT/MATDepartmental RequirementsApplication Deadline
Applied Psychology (MS)3.0 or higher on last 60 hours.2.5-2.99 are required to submit test scores.One of the following minimum accepted test scores required:
– GRE: 300 (Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning Scale combined)
– GRE Subject Test: 615
– Major Field Test: 156
– Miller Analogies Test: 396
NoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Athletic Training (MSAT)2.75 or higher on last 60 hoursNot RequiredApply to the MSAT program
Prerequisite courses completed with a grade of C or better
– Interview
– Post-Interview, students accepted must complete additional pre-clinical requirements
– April 15
– Summer start only
Child Development and Family Studies (MS)2.75 or higherNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Curriculum and Instruction (MEd)2.75 or higherNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Curriculum and Instruction (MEd) with TMATE Certification2.75 or higher on last 60 hoursNot Required– TMATE Application, including $20 fee, signed acknowledgment of TMATE handbook, transcripts, 3 professional references, and 3 personal references
– Minimum of 12 credit hours with 2.75 GPA
– Writing Sample
– Interview
– Fall: July 31
– Spring: November 15
– Summer: April 15
Educational Administration (MEd) Higher Education Leadership Concentration2.5 or higherNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Educational Administration (MEd) with Principal Certification3.0 or higher on last 60 hoursNot Required– A valid teaching certificate
– 2 years minimum of teaching experience as documented on the official teacher service record
– Fall: August 1
– Spring: December 1
– Summer: May 1
Educational Administration (MEd) with Superintendent Certification3.0 or higherNot Required– A valid teaching certificate
– 2 years minimum of teaching experience as documented on the official teacher service record
– Fall: July 1
– Spring: November 1
– Summer: April 1
Kinesiology (MS)2.5 or higherNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester

College of Health Sciences and Human Services

Degree / ConcentrationGPAGREDepartmental RequirementsApplication Deadline
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)2.75 or higher on last 60 hoursNot Required– Interview
– Complete 2 Pre-CMHC classes in first semester, earning a grade of B or better
– Priority deadline: February 15
– Final deadline: July 1
– Fall start only
Medical Lab Sciences (MS)– Spring 2022 admission: 2.5 or higher on last 60 hours
– Fall 2022 admission: 2.75 or higher on last 60 hours
Required if GPA is below a 3.0MLS Program Application
– 3 references sent to the department
– $35 application fee
– Fall: May 1
– Spring: September 1
Nursing Administration (MSN)2.5 or higher on last 60 hoursNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Nursing Education (MSN)2.5 or higher on last 60 hoursNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Social Work (MSW)2.5 or higher on last 60 hoursNot Required– Social Work program application
– Resume
– Possible interview
– Priority: March 1
– Fall start only

College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Degree / ConcentrationGPAGREDepartmental RequirementsApplication Deadline
Communication Studies (MA)2.5 or higherNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Criminal Justice (MCJ)2.5 or higherNot Required– 2 academic/professional letters of recommendation
– Phone interview
One week prior to the start of the semester
English (MA)2.75 or higher on last 60 hoursNot Required– Writing sample
– 3 academic/professional letters of recommendation
One week prior to the start of the semester
Music Education (MM)2.5 or higherNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Public Administration (MPA)2.5 or higherNot RequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester

College of Science and Mathematics

Degree / ConcentrationGPAGREDepartmental RequirementsApplication Deadline
Biological Sciences (MS)2.5 or higherRequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Environmental Sciences (MS)2.5 or higherNot RequiredDepartmental approval requiredOne week prior to the start of the semester
Mathematics (MS)2.5 or higherRequiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester

Mayfield College of Engineering

Degree / ConcentrationGPAGREDepartmental RequirementsApplication Deadline
Computer Engineering (MS)2.5 or higherNot RequiredDepartmental approval required for applicants without a background in a related fieldOne week prior to the start of the semester
Mechanical Engineering (MS)2.5 or higherNot requiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester
Quality and Engineering Management (MS)2.5 or higherNot requiredNoneOne week prior to the start of the semester