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Policies, Rules and Regulations

Chapter Name: Admission and Financial Aid

Chapter No. 7.1.2

Issue: Admission: Graduate Admission Standards

Effective Date: 6-22-1977

Revision Date: 3-21-2006

UNIVERSITY POLICY STATEMENT

It is the policy of the University to set admission requirements and admit qualified applicants to graduate programs based on University, Graduate School, and program criteria.

 

UNIVERSITY PRACTICE

The following are general admission requirements for graduate programs:

International applicants must also provide:

 

Academic programs may require additional admission material, including but not limited to:

 

Doctoral and Specialist Degree Admission

Each program sets its own admission criteria, minimum grade point average for bachelor's or master's degree work, test score requirement, and list of required admission documents.  Details may be found in the Graduate Catalog.

 

Master's and MFA Degree, Graduate and Advanced Graduate Certificate Program Admission

Each program sets its own admission criteria, minimum grade point average for bachelor's or master's degree work, test score requirement, and list of required admission documents. Applicants may also be admitted conditionally based on various deficiencies or undergraduate senior status. Details may be found in the Graduate Catalog.

 

Non-Degree Admission

Non-degree admission is possible and appropriate for those individuals who seek:  1) self- enrichment; 2) continuing education; 3) teaching endorsements or teaching certificate maintenance.  It does not lead to a graduate degree or certificate.  It may be appropriate for applicants attempting to determine program of choice for graduate admission.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR IMPLEMENTATION

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Enrollment Services are responsible for administration and interpretation of this policy.  

 

SCOPE OF POLICY COVERAGE

This policy applies to all applicants for graduate admission to Eastern Michigan University.

 

 

Authority for Creation or Revision:

 

Minutes of the Board of Regents, June 22, 1977, para. .1817M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, January 18, 1978, para. .1881M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, March 21, 2006, para. .6590M.