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Thank you for considering Mount Saint Mary’s University for your graduate education. Applicants who hold an undergraduate degree are welcome to apply. The student's previous academic record must give evidence of the ability and the preparation necessary for successfully pursuing graduate study. Admission will be based on an evaluation of the applicant's potential for success in both the program and the profession.
Application and admission requirements, as well as entry points and admission deadlines, vary by program and concentrations/credentials, and may change from time to time. Therefore, we encourage you to contact and regularly keep in touch with your Graduate Counselor and/or Faculty Advisor. You can find admission requirements and available entry points for your program below.
Please note that all programs require an application, application essay, resume, transcripts from all schools attended and 2 letters of recommendation. Any additional application requirements are noted below.
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|Humanities||Fall; Spring; Summer||Rolling Basis|
|Religious Studies||Fall; Spring; Summer||Rolling Basis|
|MFA Creative Writing||Fall; Spring; Summer||Rolling Basis||10-20 Page
|MFA Film & Television||Fall; Spring||Rolling Basis||Creative Portfolio|
|Business Administration (MBA)||Fall; Spring; Summer||Rolling Basis||Open||Foundation Courses|
|Counseling Psychology||Fall; Spring||Rolling Basis||Introductory Course to Psychology|
|Education||Fall; Spring; Summer||Rolling Basis||CBEST; CSET|
|Nursing (MSN)||Fall; Spring; Summer||Rolling Basis||RN License||BSN Degree; 1 Year of RN Work Experience|
|Summer; Fall||Rolling Basis||Foundation Courses|
|Doctor of Physical Therapy||Fall||December 1||GRE||
Minimum Observation Hours: 60 outpatient/ 20 inpatient
International applicants are encouraged to submit their application and supporting documents at least 4-6 months prior to the term they would like to begin. This will allow for proper processing time to obtain a student visa. Please note that international students are required to submit additional supporting documents than those listed above. For more information, please visit our international student site.
If you would like to schedule an individual appointment with a Counselor or Program Advisor please call 213-477-2800 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.