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Graduate Admission

 

 

U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents wishing to be considered for admission to Regular or Provisional Standing must submit a completed application (paper or online) for admission to the Graduate College. A complete application for admission consists of the following:

1. A completed William Woods University Graduate Admission Application Form.

2. Official copies of qualifying transcripts verifying degree level and cumulative GPA as required for the program in which they intend to study.

Applicants seeking admission to a:

• Master degree – submit an official undergraduate level transcript as well as official transcript(s) from any graduate school(s) attended if transfer credit is desired.

• Specialist degree – submit an official master level transcript as well as official transcript(s) from any graduate school(s) attended if transfer credit is desired.

• Doctoral degree – submit an official specialist level transcript.

3. Additional requirements, such as letters of recommendation, summaries of professional experience, documentation of certification as required by various programs.

Levels of Admission

Regular Admission: The applicant meets all requirements for admission.

Provisional Admission: Students admitted provisionally need to do one or both of the following, as directed in their letter of admission:

1. Complete program prerequisites by the date provided in the letter of admission.

2. Earn grades no lower than a B is first nine hours of graduate degree requirements.  This requirement may be assigned to students who do not meet all program admission requirements.  

 

 Graduate Special – Non Degree Seeking: Students who wish to take a course or two but do not want to complete a degree program may be admitted as a Graduate Special Classification. A prospective student must submit a completed Graduate Admission Application Form and an official transcript showing the appropriate degree to be eligible for course(s) desired. Graduate Special students should work with the Graduate Advisor to schedule/register for desired course(s).

Graduate Catalog 17-18