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Graduate Admissions

Committed to providing workforce talent to current and merging industry, St. Thomas University takes great pride in developing and designing programs that meet industry demands. In addition to being flexible, affordable and nationally ranked, STU offers an Engaged learning experience – a hands-on environment connecting students, ideas and real world experience, preparing our graduates to be leaders in the public sector, private sector, research and teaching. With numerous Graduate Programs to choose from, St. Thomas University offers everything you need to excel in your current career or begin a new one.

Minimum Admission Requirements by Program

Note that a Graduate Writing Assessment (GWA) may be required for admission into the graduate program of your choice. The Graduate Writing Assessment is a formal assessment exam, administered through the University’s Testing Center, to assess the student’s writing capability and to determine if a student will need to enroll in GR500W Graduate Writing/Skills.

Biscayne College

Program Minimum GPA GRE/GMAT/MAT/GWA
(Graduate Writing Assessment)
Interview
MA in Criminal Justice 3.0 GWA if GPA is <3.0
MA in Liberal Studies 3.0 GWA if GPA is <3.0
MS in Guidance & Counseling 3.0 GWA if GPA is <3.0
MS in Marriage & Family Therapy 3.0 GWA if GPA is <3.0
MS Mental Health Counseling 3.0 GWA if GPA is <3.0

Recommendation if student does not meet minimum GPA: Complete the Graduate Writing Assessment (GWA).



Gus Machado School of Business

Program Minimum GPA GRE/GMAT/MAT/GWA
(Graduate Writing Assessment)
Interview
Master of Accounting 2.75 GWA if GPA is <2.75
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2.75 GWA if GPA is <2.75
Master of International Business 2.75 GWA Required
Master of Science in Management 2.75 GWA if GPA is <2.75
Master of Science in Cyber Security 2.75 GWA if GPA is <2.75  
Master of Science in Trade and Logistics 2.75 GWA if GPA is <2.75  
MBS/MS in Sports Administration 2.75 GWA if GPA is <2.75
DBA in Sports Administration 3.0 GRE or GMAT  

Recommendation if student does not meed minimum GPA: Complete the Graduate Writing Assessment (GWA).



School of Arts and Education

Program Minimum GPA GRE/GMAT/MAT/GWA
(Graduate Writing Assessment)
Interview
MA in Communication Arts 3.0 GWA Required
MS Educational Leadership 3.0
MS Elementary Education 3.0
MS Instructional Technology 3.0
 
MS in Reading 3.0
MS in Special Education 3.0
MS in TESOL  3.0
 
Master in Executive Management 3.0
EdD in Leadership and Management 3.25

Recommendation if student does not meet minimum GPA requirements: ALL graduate applicants with an undergraduate GPA that is less than 3.0 (or 3.25 for EdD) will be required to submit an essay explaining why and how the they have progressed professionally since receiving their undergraduate degree.



School of Science, Technology, and Engineering Management

Program Minimum GPA GRE/GMAT/MAT/GWA
(Graduate Writing Assessment)
Interview
MS in Cell and Molecular Biology 3.0 GRE
MS in Bioethics 3.0
 
MS in Nursing 3.0 State of Florida RN Licensure
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited nursing school
MS Big Data Analytics 3.0


 


School of Theology and Ministry*

Program Minimum GPA Writing Sample or Statement Resume GRE/GMAT/MAT Interview
Master of Divinity 3.0 Writing Sample GRE or MAT
MA in Pastoral Ministries 3.0 Writing Sample GRE or MAT
PhD in Practical Theology Master's degree in Theology or completion of 15 graduate Theology credits Stmt. of Purpose & Theology Writing GRE

*Meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

Recommendation if student does not meet minimum GPA requirements (M.Div & Pastoral Ministries): Completion of interview with Program Coordinator



Please note: These conditions are subject to change. Please check with the appropriate college to confirm admission requirements.

Letters of Recommendation (Letter of Recommendation Form), Resume, Professional Goals statement, and/or Writing Sample may apply. Check with your program of choice.