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
GRE/GMAT is required unless the applicant:
1) has a graduate degree
2) has 4 or more years of revelant public sector experience and an undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or higher
Public Administration 5th year format - GRE is required unless you have have 4 or more years of relevant professional experience and GPA of 3.0 or higher
Transcriptsof 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
Statement of Purpose, outlining professional goals and motivation for pursuing the M.P.A. degree
Professional resume summarizing education, work, and volunteer experiences
Applicants are expected to complete undergraduate courses in statistics and American Government; missing course work can be completed after application to the program.