Masters Admission Requirements

Masters Admission Requirements

Unconditional Admission - Master's Degree

To qualify for unconditional admission to a master's degree program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

    1. Hold a master's or higher degree from a regionally accredited university. No test score or letter of recommendation is required for those who hold a master’s or higher degree from accredited institutions.
        1. Hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or a 3.0 grade point average on the last 30 semester hours and
        2. Have an acceptable score on the appropriate entrance exam - official test score required,.
        3. Provide an official Troy University Letter of Recommendation. See web request form at Student Acknowledgement and Graduate Recommendation Form
        4. Meet the unconditional requirements of the desired program.
    2. Special Notes: Consult the specific program for admission score requirements since exam requirements vary by program. http://www.troy.edu/catalogs/1415graduate/html/2G-regs-info.html#AdmissionRequirements Students entering licensure and professional programs must meet specified grade point average and recommendation requirements.

Conditional Admission - Master's Degree

Conditional admission may be granted under certain circumstances to applicants who cannot satisfy all unconditional admission requirements. Not applicable for Ed.S. students.

Students who have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, but lack the required grade point average and/or acceptable test score (official test score required) to be admitted unconditionally, may be granted conditional admission for a maximum of nine semester hours. Conditionally admitted students will be cleared of their conditional status if, at the completion of nine semester hours, they have achieved a 3.0 grade point average or greater on all graduate work attempted. At the completion of nine semester hours, conditionally admitted students who have not attained a the required grade point average will be dropped from the graduate program for one calendar year after which they may petition the Dean of the Graduate School to re-enter.

Temporary Admission - Master’s Degree

(Nine-semester-hour maximum load for full time enrollment)

Temporary admission may be granted under certain circumstances to applicants who have not submitted all original documents including all official transcripts, the letter of recommendation or official exam score. Note: Please consult the individual program test score requirement prior to taking exam since exam requirements vary by program. Students must provide, at a minimum, proof of eligibility, copy of bachelor’s degree transcript, diploma or letter of completion to be initially considered as eligible for Temporary status. Temporarily admitted students must provide all official documents prior to the end of the term of temporary admission and are under the same grade point average as conditionally admitted students.

Not applicable for M.B.A., Ed.S. or M.P.A. students. Students from non-accredited or otherwise accredited institutions or students seeking dual enrollment are not eligible for temporary admission. (See Unaccredited or Otherwise Accredited Student Admission requirements.)

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