Programs will select from among a qualified pool, based on the following criteria. Individual programs may have more stringent or additional requirements:
Completion of a minimum of 75 undergraduate credit hours will be required at the time of application; a minimum of 90 undergraduate credit hours will be required at the time of entry into the AMP. If the student's GPA falls below 3.30 at the time s/he has completed 90 units, the student will not be admitted into the program. Courses taken for audit may not be included in the total number of units counted for eligibility or admission.
Completion of at least 12 earned units of undergraduate course work in the major at the UA.
Units still graded Incomplete, units graded Pass/Fail or units taken as audit will not count toward the requirement of the 12 undergraduate units in the major.
Completion or near completion of general education requirements.
Submission of a graduate application and payment of a graduate application fee.
Demonstration of the maturity necessary for success in an accelerated, highly competitive program.
Expectation to complete the undergraduate degree within four years. The undergraduate degree requirements must be completed before the student is eligible to have the Master's degree awarded.
Interested students should verify departmental requirements as they may have additional or more stringent requirements than the Graduate College minimum requirements.
Test of English as a Foreign Language(link is external) (TOEFL) - minimum score of 79 iBT (or 60 on the revised PBT with no section score lower than 15). Individual MyBest scores must also be dated within 2 years of the enrollment term to be considered valid.
International English Language Testing System(link is external) (IELTS) - minimum composite score of 7, with no subject area below a 6
Pearson PTE Academic(link is external) - minimum score of 60
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