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1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502

785-532-5575
1-800-622-2578 (toll free)
global@k-state.edu

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

Extended Student Services Hours:

Thursday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. CST

Application Process for the Human Services Administration Graduate Certificate

1. Review Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission into the human services administration graduate certificate, students must have already completed or meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on last 60 undergraduate credit hours
    OR
    3.0 minimum graduate GPA
    OR
    concurrent enrollment in another graduate degree program

2. Review Application Requirements

Application Deadlines

  • U.S. Applicants
    • Applications are accepted year-round. Applicants should plan to apply within two to three months from the start of the semester. The fall semester begins in late August, the spring semester begins in late January and the summer semester begins in late May.
  • International Applicants
    • Fall semester (begins in late August): Jan. 1
    • Spring semester (begins in late January): Aug. 1
    • Summer semester (begins in late May): Dec. 1

Students who would like to get started right away but have missed the deadline may take classes as a nondegree-seeking student. Contact us for assistance.

Application Fee

  • U.S. Applicants: $50
  • International Applicants: $75

Graduate School Application Fee FAQ

3. Prepare to Apply

Please be prepared to upload the following information when completing the online application.

  • A statement of objectives explaining the goals and purposes for seeking this graduate certificate
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcripts from each institution attended
    • Failure to list any colleges or universities from which the applicant received a degree or enrolled in graduate coursework may result in dismissal from the university.
    • If transcripts are not in English, the applicant must furnish a translation by an appropriate authority.
    • Applicants will be asked for official transcripts after notification of admission.
Proof of English Proficiency

Students whose primary language is not English must submit proof of English proficiency during the application process by providing any one of the following official minimum test scores:

Test

Minimum Required Score

Overall score of 79

Overall score of 6.5

Grade of A

Grade of C

English score of 21

Critical Reading score of 530 or Reading score of 29 (on tests taken after March 2016)

Overall score of 53

Pre-1 score


Exception:
students who have completed four years in a U.S. high school with grades of C or better in all college preparatory English courses or who have earned 24 credit hours from a regionally accredited U.S. institution with grades of C or better in English Composition I and II are not required to take any of the above English language proficiency exams.

4. Apply

Apply

Tip: select “Distance-Off Campus” and “Graduate Certificate” on the Academic Information page. On the Program Selection page, select “Health and Human Sciences” followed by “Human Services Administration.”

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Quick Facts

Degree: Graduate Certificate
College: Health and Human Sciences
Credits: 12
Course delivery: Online

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