Certificate and Non-Degree Application Information

A bachelor’s degree is required for all non-degree, certificate, master’s, C.A.S., Ed.S., and doctoral programs. Visit our program webpage for a list of programs, with departmental requirements for degree-seeking students, links to department websites and graduate coordinator contact information. 

Graduate Certificate Application Requirements

Graduate certificate students are those whose interests are focused on professional preparation. The certificate programs are between 9-18 credits in length, which may be applied to a graduate degree program. A complete certificate application should include the following:

  • A completed application (online)
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • A $35 application fee

Non-Degree Application Requirements

Graduate non-degree students are those whose interest in advanced study is not related to a degree program, or whose previous background or work does not immediately qualify them for admission to the Graduate School. A complete non-degree application should include the following:

  • A completed application (online)
  • Proof of bachelor’s degree
  • A $35 application fee

Visiting Student Application Requirements

A student in good standing in another recognized graduate school who wishes to enroll for a limited number of course credits, and who plans to resume work at the school of original admission, may be admitted as a visiting graduate student.  A complete visiting graduate student application should include the following:

  • A completed application (paper)
  • A $35 application fee