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
3.0 minimum graduate GPA
concurrent enrollment in another graduate degree program
2. Review Application Requirements
- 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.
- U.S. Applicants: $50
- International Applicants: $75
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.
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:
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.
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.”