Our graduate programs are designed for busy adults who want to achieve their professional goals through advanced education.

Graduate Admission

In our master’s-level and doctoral programs, you’ll take advantage of:
  • Courses offered year-round, many in eight-week modules, in full- or part-time formats
  • Small classes with expert faculty who have valuable experience as professional practitioners
  • Personalized advising to guide you throughout your academic experience  and to help you on your career path
  • An affordable private education with financial aid, deferred billing and payment plans available
  • Convenient evening, weekend and online class options

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Admission Criteria

Admission requirements vary by academic program. Please refer to the specific degree webpage for more information on applying.

Applied Behavior Analysis

Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis

Business

Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science in Digital Marketing and Analytics (MSM)

Education

Doctor of Education in Leadership in Administration
Doctor of Education in Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership - Principal Endorsement Program
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership - Teacher Leader Endorsement Program

Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction
Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with Bilingual/ESL Education (MACI)

Master of Arts in Reading Instruction
Reading Instruction Endorsement

Master of Arts in Education Technology (MAET)
Education Technology Endorsement

Bi-Lingual/ESL Endorsement
Type 75 Administrative Certificate

LBS I Endorsement for individuals holding a classroom certificate
Master of Arts in Special Education (for previously certified teachers)
Master of Arts in Special Education with Initial LBS I certification
Director of Special Education Endorsement

Mathematics and Science

Master of Science in Mathematics (MS)
Master of Arts in Mathematics Education (MA)
Master of Arts in Mathematics and Science for Elementary Teachers
(MA)
Master of Arts in Science Education (MA)

Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Social Work

Doctor of Social Work (DSW)
Master of Social Work
(MSW)
Post-Master Type 73 School Social Work Certificate
Graduate Addictions Certification, CADC

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