Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The application will open Sep. 1.

Jan. 15 is the deadline to be guaranteed consideration.

Program Begins


International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

Test Requirements

GRE General Test

Required Electronically
  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Official GRE scores

Transcripts of all previous academic work at the undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level. 

Applicants must upload unofficial copies of their transcripts and if admitted, all transcripts will be verified by the Graduate School. Applicants who previously attended James Madison University still need to upload an unofficial transcript, but do not need to provide official transcripts for verification.

Required by Program
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one recommendation should come from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's abilities)
  • An in person interview is required as part of the admission process

All of the above listed requirements can/should be uploaded within the online application, and test scores, if required, should be sent electronically to the Graduate School from the Educational Testing Service.

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