Admission to Master's Degree Programs
If you have completed a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited institution and have completed prerequisites in your proposed area of concentration with a "B" average, you may apply for admission to a graduate program. You must submit the following materials to the College of Graduate Studies:
- Online application form or printable application form. You may obtain an application for a master's degree program by calling the Graduate Office at 484-323-3223.
- A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 in the form of a check or money order.
- Official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate school you have attended should be sent directly to the College of Graduate Studies from the school registrar(s).
- Two reference forms appraising your personal and professional qualities as well as your capability for graduate study. References should be completed by academic professors or employers and forwarded directly to the Graduate Office.
- Acceptable scores on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) by the time you complete six credits in the program. Have your testing center send official score reports directly to the College of Graduate Studies. (If you have an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or greater, you are not required to submit test scores.)
- A one-page essay discussing your professional goals and how graduate study at Immaculata will enable you to achieve those goals.
You must also participate in an official interview with the department chair, designated adviser, and/or a graduate admission counselor.
If you are an international student, you must submit additional documentation:
- An original transcript of academic credentials, accompanied by an English translation, if necessary, and evaluated by an official agency recommended by the college.
- Certification of your financial support during the time of graduate study.
- An official score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), when appropriate. APIEL scores of 3-5 will also be accepted.
- Certification of your enrollment in an approved health and accident insurance program.
- A current 1-20 ID form.
- Enrollment in a full-time course of study is required for those with a student visa.
Based on the admission packet, you may be required to fulfill additional specified prerequisites prior to matriculation. Please submit all inquiries and admission materials to: