Application Requirements (Graduate)

Program Specific Application Requirements

The non-refundable application fee for all Graduate School programs is $55.

  • Master of Business Administration

    Standard Application

    • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • GRE or GMAT scores (can be waived, contact program manager)
    • Résumé
    • Statement of professional goals and quantitative skills.

Fast Track Application (for current PLU students and Alumni who graduated within the last five years): Fast Track application and maintenance of Fast Track requirements as outlined by the School of Business, contact the program manager.

  • Master of Science in Finance

    Standard Application

    • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • GRE or GMAT scores (can be waived, contact program manager)
    • Résumé
    • Statement of professional goals and quantitative skills.

Fast Track Application (for current PLU students and Alumni who graduated within the last five years): Fast Track application and maintenance of Fast Track requirements as outlined by the School of Business, contact the program manager.

  • Master of Science in Marketing Research

    Standard Application

    • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • GRE or GMAT scores (can be waived, contact program manager)
    • Résumé
    • Statement of professional goals and quantitative skills

Fast Track Application (for current PLU students and Alumni who graduated within the last five years): Fast Track application and maintenance of Fast Track requirements as outlined by the School of Business, contact the program manager.

  • Master of Education Residency Certification and M.A.E. Alternative Routes
    • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Two letters of recommendation, one of which speaks to the applicant’s work with youth
    • Résumé
    • Application essay
    • Passing scores on the WEST-B or equivalent
    • Interview, if invited
  • Master of Education Teacher Leader/Principle or Administrator Certification, or Principal or Administrator Certification only
    • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Résumé
    • Application essay
    • Interview, if invited
  • Master of Fine Arts – Low Residency Creative Writing
    • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Application statement
    • A creative portfolio and literary critique
    • Note: Official transcript(s) of the highest previous degree earned do not need to be sent with the application. Transcripts will be requested of a student upon notification of pending acceptance.
  • Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Résumé
    • Application essay
    • Interview, if invited
  • Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice
    • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Résumé
    • Application essay
    • M.S.N. addenda packet
    • WA State Patrol affidavit and WA State Patrol Background Check with $15 cashier’s check.

All records become part of the applicant’s official file and can be neither returned nor duplicated for any purpose.

An offer of admission is good for one year in all programs except for Marriage and Family Therapy and Nursing. Admitted students who have not enrolled in any course work for one year after the semester for which they were admitted must reapply.

Last Modified: July 29, 2015 at 3:10 pm