Standard Graduate School Application Requirements

Standard Graduate School Application Requirements


Graduate Application

Admission Questions? Contact Graduate Studies 570-389-4015

Application Fee

  • The online application requires a non-refundable application fee of $35 for United States applicants/$60 for International applicants that will be paid online at the end of the electronic application via credit card. The application cannot be submitted without payment.
  • Non-Degree/Act 48 Graduate Applicants must send the $35 application fee via check or money order (made payable to Bloomsburg University) along with the paper application (link above) to The Office of Graduate Studies, 212 Centennial Hall, Bloomsburg University, 400 E. Second St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301.

Official Undergraduate Transcripts, Graduate Transcripts and Additional Requirements

  • All application materials must be sent to The Office of Graduate Studies, 212 Centennial Hall, Bloomsburg University, 400 E. Second St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1301.
  • Transcripts should indicate degree granted and sent directly to The Office of Graduate Studies from your respective institution. If sent to the student, the transcript should be delivered to The Office of Graduate Studies in a sealed envelope from the institution.
  • Each department has additional requirements that will be required upon receipt of your application. When applying please allow sufficient time for your application materials (including test results) to be received by the Graduate Office. Files will not be forwarded for review until all application materials are received.

Additional Requirements by Program

Examples of additional requirements, listed by program, are as follows:

PROGRAM REC. LETTERS STATEMENT TESTS RESUME OTHER PERTINENT MATERIALS/INFORMATION
Accounting 2 NO GRE/GMAT YES  
Audiology 3 YES* GRE NO Interview required; completed application due March 15th
Biology 2 YES* NONE NO  
Biology 2 YES* NONE NO  
Business Administration 3 YES* GMAT YES  
Business Education 2 YES* NONE YES  
Clinical Athletic Training 3 YES* GRE YES Minimum of 200 hrs of direct clinical observation/experience under the guidance of a Certified Athletic Trainer. Must submit a letter of verification from the Certified Athletic Trainer at time of application. Current First Aid and Professional Rescuer CPR certifications (including adult, child, infant CPR, and AED)
Curriculum & Instruction 0 NO NONE NO Interview required
Early Childhood Education PK-4 without Certification 0 YES TEACH CERT NO  
Early Childhood Education PK-4 with Certification 0 NO NONE NO U.S. Citizenship to be certified to teach in Pennsylvania
Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing 3 YES* GRE/PRAXIS NO Interview required; summer admit only
Exercise Science 3 YES* NONE NO Fall admit only
Guidance Counseling and Student Affairs 3 YES* NONE YES  
Instructional Technology 3 YES* NONE YES 2.8 min GPA
Middle Level Education Grades 4-8 with Certification 0 NO NONE NO U.S. Citizenship to be certified to teach in Pennsylvania
Nursing 3 YES* NONE YES Nursing License; completed applications for the CRNA program are due by July 1st. Applications for MSN are due by Aug 1st for the spring semester and January 1st for the Fall.
Project IMPRESS 3 YES* GRE AND PRAXIS NO Refer to the Project Impress website for more information
Public Policy and International Affairs 3 YES* GRE YES  
Reading 2 YES* TEACH CERT NO  
Speech and Language Pathology 3 YES* GRE YES Completed applications are due by February 15th.
Special Education/ Exceptionality Programs 2 YES* NONE YES  

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