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Graduate Admission Process/Requirements

Applications for admission into Quincy University graduate programs are accepted on a rolling basis, making it possible to begin at the start of any session. In addition to the list of items featured below, applicants should review specific program requirements. Submit all information to the Office of Admissions.

Master of Business Administration

Applicants for the MBA program must submit the following:

  • Completed Quincy University Graduate Studies application
  • Nonrefundable $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts from any college/university in which undergraduate credit was earned including the transcript which verifies conference of a baccalaureate degree (note: students who have attended school overseas may be required to submit an analysis of their transcripts by the Office of International Educational Services and submit a TOEFL score of 550 at minimum)
  • Submission of official GMAT score
  • Two letters of qualified recommendation (address academic and/or professional potential)
  • 300-500 word autobiographical statement outlining applicant's academic and work experience, and career goals

Tuition (per credit hour) $490
General Fee (per credit hour) $15

Master of Science in Education

Applicants for the MSE program must submit the following:

  • Completed Quincy University Graduate Studies application
  • Nonrefundable $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts from any college/university in which undergraduate credit was earned (note: applicants must have or will have completed a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; a GPA lower than 3.0 may be considered for conditional admission)
  • Submission of official MAT score (note: a MAT score of 380 or higher, or an equivalent score on the GRE)
  • All prospective MSE candidates seeking teacher certification must provide proof of having passed both the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency and the Illinois Content Test(s) appropriate to the area in which they seek certification prior to being admitted to the program. This replaces the MAT requirement for teacher certification candidates only.
  • All prospective MSE candidates seeking Curriculum/Instruction - Bilingual/ESL and Reading Education must provide documentation of current Teacher License.  This replaces the entrance testing requirement.
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of qualified recommendation (address academic and/or professional potential)
  • 300-500 word autobiographical statement outlining applicant's academic and work experience, and career goals

Tuition (per credit hour) $400
General Fee (per credit hour) $15

Master of Science in Education in Counseling

Applicants for the MEC program must submit the following:

  • Completed Quincy University Graduate Studies application
  • Nonrefundable $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts from any college/university in which undergraduate credit was earned (note: applicants must have or will have completed a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; a GPA lower than 3.0 may be considered for conditional admission)
  • Submission of official MAT score (note: a MAT score of 380 or higher, or an equivalent score on the GRE)
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of qualified recommendation (address academic and/or professional potential)
  • 300-500 MEC written sample (click for topic form)

Tuition (per credit hour) $400
General Fee (per credit hour) $15

Master of Arts in Communication

Applicants for the MAC program must submit the following:

  • Completed Quincy University Graduate Studies application
  • Nonrefundable $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts from any college/university in which undergraduate credit was earned (note: applicants must have or will have completed a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; a GPA lower than 3.0 may be considered for conditional admission)
  • Submission of official GRE score
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of qualified recommendation (address academic and/or professional potential)
  • 300-500 word autobiographical statement outlining applicant's academic and work experience, and career goals

Tuition (per credit hour) $400
General Fee (per credit hour) $15