Graduate School's Minimum Requirements to Apply 

Bachelor's degree: Applicants must complete a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association; or complete an international degree that is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized and approved by the Ministry of Education or Commission responsible for higher education in the country where the degree is earned.  If you obtained your degree from a university outside of the U.S., please consult the International Applicants page for more information. 

English Proficiency: Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency. Applicants are required to provide an official score report. For more details consult the International Applicants page

The MLA is a STEM-designated program. 


MLA Program Application Requirements (Deadline: February 1) 
Program Director Frank Sleegers 

1. Online application 

2. Portfolio

3. Personal Statement 

4. Resume 

5. Two Letters of Recommendation 

6. Transcripts 

7. English Language Proficiency Scores for non-native English speakers 


MRP Program Application Requirements (Deadline: February 1) 
Program Director Henry Renski 

1. Online application 

2. Personal Statement (outline your goals for graduate study (1-3 pages)) 

3. Resume 

4. Two Letters of Recommendation 

5. Transcripts 

6. English Language Proficiency Scores for non-native English speakers 


PhD Program Application Requirements 
Program Director Elisabeth Infield