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Applying to a graduate program

As a graduate student at Argosy University, you’ll join one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, where you’ll have an opportunity to sharpen your skills and add to your depth and breadth of expertise and experience. Whether you’re hoping to enhance your career in your current field, build your knowledge in a new area of study, or prepare for a career change, we’re here to help you every step of the way.

When you apply, your previous educational records and career interests will be taken into consideration. We reserve the right to limit enrollment in any of our programs, and requirements may vary by program.

Please review the admissions requirements below and the program descriptions in the academic catalog for more information regarding requirements and policies.

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College of Counseling Psychology and Social Sciences

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Master of Arts)
    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or an appropriately certified foreign institution.
    • A grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0 as described below. Additional requirements may apply.
      • 3.0 for the last 60 hours of coursework (including graduate work).
      • Applicants with grade point averages lower than the stated program minimums may be considered for admission with significant evidence of academic and professional potential demonstrated by the career and/or professional accomplishments indicated in the statement of academic and professional goals, the career summary, and academic or professional letters of recommendation. Such Admission must be recommended by the Admissions Committee and department chair and must be justified, documented, signed, placed, and retained in the student's academic file.
    • A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."
    • Completion of an interview with a member of the program Admissions Committee.

    All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:

    • Completed Application for Admission Form.
    • Personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession.
    • Current résumé (or career summary).
    • Three completed Applicant Recommendation Forms.
    • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended.
  • Clinical Psychology (Master of Arts)
  • Community Counseling (Master of Arts)
  • Counseling Psychology (Master of Arts)
  • Counseling Psychology (Doctor of Education)
  • Counselor Education & Supervision (Doctor of Education)
  • Forensic Psychology (Master of Arts)
  • Forensic Psychology/Psychophysiology (Master of Arts)
  • Human Services (Master of Science)
  • Industrial Organizational Psychology (Master of Arts)
  • Marriage & Family Therapy (Master of Arts)
  • Marriage & Family Therapy (Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy)
  • Pastoral Community Counseling (Doctor of Education)
  • Sport-Exercise Psychology (Master of Arts)

College of Clinical Psychology

College of Education

  • Advanced Educational Administration (Doctor of Education)
    • A master's degree from a regionally accredited institution or an appropriately certified foreign institution
    • A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in work leading to the master's degree and in any subsequent graduate study
    • A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."
    • A minimum of three years of verified full time teaching experience in grades Prekindergarten-12. If teaching experience is from another state, applicant must submit formal verification that the school was a state-approved school
    • Verification of state approved Structured English Immersion (SEI) training†
    • Photocopy of valid Identity Verified Print (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card (plastic) issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety
    • Interview with Program Admissions Committee and recommendation for admittance
    • A Writing Sample submitted with the program application

    All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:

    • Completed Application for Admission Form
    • Current résumé
    • Three letters of recommendation (two from a source familiar with student's academic abilities and one from a current school or district administrator)
    • Official transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
    Note

    † Students who have not successfully completed the Structured English Immersion certification prior to enrolling in the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration degree program will need to meet this requirement in order to complete the program.

  • Advanced Educational Administration (Education Specialist)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (Doctor of Education)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (Master of Arts In Education)
  • Educational Administration (Master of Arts In Education)
  • Educational Leadership (Doctor of Education)
  • Educational Psychology (Master of Arts)
  • Higher and Postsecondary Education (Doctor of Education)
  • Initial Educational Administration (Doctor of Education)
  • Initial Educational Administration (Education Specialist)
  • Organizational Leadership (Doctor of Education)
  • School Counseling (Master of Arts)
  • School Psychology (Education Specialist)
  • School Psychology – Certification program (Doctor of Psychology)
  • School Psychology – Non – Certification program (Doctor of Psychology)
  • Teaching & Learning: Integrated Concentration (Master of Arts In Education)
  • Teaching and Learning (Doctor of Education)

College of Health Sciences

  • Health Services Management (Master of Science)
    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, a nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the faculty and dean of the College of Health Sciences, or an appropriately certified foreign institution.
    • A grade point average (GPA) on a scale of 4.0 as described below. Additional requirements may apply.
      • 2.7 GPA for the bachelor's degree, or
      • 3.0 GPA for the last 60 hours of coursework (including graduate work), or
      • Between 2.0 and 2.7 for the bachelor's degree. Students admitted with a GPA between 2.0-2.7 must enroll in W5096 - Academic Writing within the first 15 week semester and pass within the first 38 weeks.
    • A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."

    All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:

    • Completed Application for Admission Form
    • If the basis of admission is an earned bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (on a scale of 4.0), an official transcript from the degree granting institution
    • If the basis of admission is a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) for the last 60 hours of coursework, official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended during the 60 hours of study
  • Public Health (Master of Public Health)

Graduate School of Business and Management

  • Business Administration (Doctor of Business Administration)
    • A master's degree in business administration, management, public or non-profit management, engineering management, JD, LLM, or other degree demonstrating exposure to managerial knowledge; the degree must be awarded by a regionally accredited institution, nationally accredited institution approved and documented by the dean of the Graduate School of Business and Management, or an appropriately certified foreign institution.
    • At least three (3) graduate credit hours or six (6) undergraduate credit hours in each of the following: accounting, finance, economics1
    • To be eligible to select the accounting concentration, applicants must have twelve (12) graduate credit hours in accounting.
    • A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in work leading to the master's degree, and in any subsequent graduate study
    • At least three (3) years and preferably five (5) years of full-time managerial or professional experience, documented by a recently updated resume or an online professional profile. If not currently employed, the applicant must show active participation in professional organizations.
    • A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, "English Language Proficiency Policy."

    All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:

    • Completed Application for Admission Form
    • Documentation of managerial experience and participation in a professional organization
    • Official transcripts from the institution that conferred the master's degree and any institutions where graduate coursework was subsequently taken. Bachelor's level transcripts are not required.2
    Notes

    1Students may be accepted into the DBA degree program without these functional courses but must complete designated master's level course work in these fields prior to beginning the DBA degree program coursework. Tuition for prerequisite courses is the same as tuition for doctoral courses.
    2Undergraduate transcripts might be needed to demonstrate fulfillment of prerequisites.

  • Business Administration (Master of Business Administration)
  • Business Administration (with Concentrations) (Master of Business Administration)
  • Compliance (Master of Law)
  • Human Resource Management (Master of Science)
  • Management (Master of Science)
  • Organizational Leadership (Doctor of Education)
  • Organizational Leadership (Master of Science)

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