Graduate Application Steps

  1. Application (Please Submit the Following):
    • Application form
    • One page essay describing your reason for obtaining a graduate degree
    • Résumé of your education and employment experience
    • Two signed letters of recommendation using the Recommendation Form (recommendation letters on letterhead may also be submitted)
    • All official transcripts leading to your bachelor’s degree

    Please note:

    • Graduate entrance exams such as the GRE are not required.
    • If you have completed graduate level classes in the last seven years and wish to have them evaluated for possible transfer, please contact your admissions counselor for more information on transferring graduate credits.
    • International students should contact the Office of International Student Services at for additional application requirements.
  2. Evaluation
    When an applicant’s file is complete, the file is forwarded to the Admission Committee for review.
  3. Admission
    If the student is admitted, an acceptance letter will be mailed to the student and the student’s CUAA student ID number. Password information to access will be sent separately from the Information Technology office. Your advisor will be able to give you information regarding completion of the required student orientation before you begin your first class.

Non-Degree Seeking Graduate Students

  • Please complete the Non-Degree Application
  • Non-degree applicants only need to submit an application to begin admission review; however academic transcripts may be requested to complete our review.

Contact Us

For additional information, please contact the Graduate Admission Office at or 734-995-7527.