Application Deadline

The application will open October 1st.  Application deadline is July 1, however, early application by April 1 is recommended to have full consideration for graduate assistantships.

Program Begins

Fall only



Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions should be uploaded with your electronic application and may be used for departmental admission review purposes. If offered admission, you will be directed and required to submit to the JMU Graduate School an official transcript from any institution from which a degree has been awarded to finalize your admission. Transcripts are considered official if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

Required by Program
  • A current resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Two-to-three page essay explaining why you are pursuing a Masters in AHRD
  • GPA 2.75 or higher
  • GRE is not required
Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

Details regarding transcripts and credential evaluations from non-US academic institutions can be found on the Transcripts & Credential Evaluation webpage. 

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