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Admissions Requirements for Graduate Students

Individuals who wish to pursue a master’s degree must apply to SOU and their desired program to become a fully admitted graduate student. 

Graduate Admission Standards

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree from an accredited college or university, as defined by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. Students who received a baccalaureate degree from a non-accredited institution may consult the dean that supervises their desired program regarding the policy on special admission of graduate students with baccalaureate degrees from non-accredited institutions.
  • Have completed sufficient prerequisite coursework to pursue graduate work in the proposed academic area.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 90 quarter credits (60 semester credits) of undergraduate coursework.


Contact your graduate program coordinator with questions about program admissions requirements!