Graduate Admissions

Program Requirements

Committed to providing workforce talent to current and emerging industries, 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 engaging learning experience and hands-on environment that connects students to ideas and real-world experience. We prepare our graduates to be leaders in the public sector, private sector, in research and in 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.

Admission Requirements by Program

Graduate students are considered full-time when enrolled in 6 credit hours in a 16-week semester. The estimated time of completion provided is based on the average time students in the program take to complete the required coursework. The estimated total credit hours may be less depending on eligible transfer credits. The information below is for the university’s traditional graduate programs. For information on the programs offered by St. Thomas University’s Online College, please visit the college webpage.

Biscayne College

Program Minimum GPA GRE/GMAT Total Number of Credits Estimated Time of Completion Estimated Total Cost
MA in Criminal Justice 2.75 Not Required 36 24 months $28,800
MA in Ethical Leadership 2.75 Not Required  36 24 months $18,800
MS in Educational Leadership 2.75 Not Required  36 24 months $18,800
MS in Elementary Education 2.75 Not Required  36 24 months $18,800
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Ethical Leadership 3.0 Not Required 60 24 months $42,000

 


Gus Machado College of Business

Program Minimum GPA GRE/GMAT/MAT  Total Number of Credits Estimated Time of Completion Estimated Total Cost
MBA (all specializations) 2.75 Not Required 36 15 months $28,800
Master of Accounting 2.75 Not Required 30 12 months $24,000
Master of International Business 2.75 Not Required 30 12 months $24,000
Master of Science in Cyber Security 2.75 Not Required 30 12 months $24,000
MS in Sports Administration 2.75 Not Required 30 12 months $24,000
Doctor of Business Administration (all specializations) 3.0 GRE or GMAT 60 36 months $61,500

 


College of Science, Technology and Health

Program Minimum GPA GRE/GMAT Total Number of Credits Estimated Time of Completion Estimated Total Cost
MS in Cell and Molecular Biology 3.0 Not Required 30 24 months $24,000
MS in Bioethics 2.75 Not Required 30 24 months $24,000
MS in Nursing 3.0 Not Required 46 24 months $29,900
MS Big Data Analytics 3.0 Not Required 30 24 months $24,000
MS in Biology for STEM Educators 3.0 Not Required 30  24 months $24,000
MS in Medical Science 3.0 MCAT 42  12 months $33,600

*Nursing students must provide an active/unencumbered RN license and currently reside in Florida.

Technology & Resource Fee

All students enrolled in fully online or graduate courses will be charged a Technology and Resource fee per course. The fee cost will depend on the academic level of the course enrolled. Please see the rates below:

Course Level Fee
Undergraduate $50.00
Masters $75.00
Doctoral $100.00