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Graduate Students

Graduate programs at TU are designed to create a dynamic learning environment that advances the intellectual and personal development of our students to work as professionals in their chosen fields.

+Campus Tours

We believe a visit to campus is the best way to see what opportunities await you at TU! While you are on campus, you will receive a tour of our facilities, meet with faculty, admissions, financial aid and coaches.

Campus tours are offered Monday through Thursday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If you are interested in touring the campus at a different day or time, please contact Admissions to make arrangements.

Upon arrival to campus, park in the lot located on Pinetree Boulevard. Tours depart from the Office of Admissions, located in the Enrollment Management Building D.

Requirements for Graduate Admission to the University:

  • Complete the Admission Application.
  • Pay the $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • A detailed résumé.
  • A personal statement of career and educational objectives (not to exceed two pages).
  • Official transcripts from the institution where you earned your bachelor’s degree and graduate schools you have attended. These can be ordered online or directly through your institution. All candidates for Graduate Admission must hold a Bachelor’s degree and have a cumulative grade point overage of 3.0. Official transcripts showing ‘in progress courses’ will need to be followed with a final transcript in order for a student to be fully admitted and for financial aid to be processed.
  • Three professional or academic references. (Graduate Reference Form).

Refer to graduate programs below for additional specific program requirements.

+ MBA Admission

  • In order to successfully complete required graduate courses, candidates for admission to the MBA program should have successfully completed each of the following undergraduate courses prior to enrollment OR be prepared to complete these courses at Thomas University. Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course.
    • BUS 200 Principles of Financial Accounting
    • BUS 210 Principles of Macroeconomics
    • BUS 320 Principles of Finance
    • STA 250 Statistics

+ RN-MSN and RN-MSN/MBA Admission

  • Candidates must be a graduate of an associate degree (ADN) or diploma (RN) program in Nursing.
  • Candidates must hold a current unencumbered RN license or obtain RN licensure within six months or graduation from an ADN or diploma nursing program.
  • Candidates must possess basic computer skills proficiency (Microsoft Word, email, attachments).
  • Candidates must complete an undergraduate introductory Statistics course and English 102 or equivalent prior to enrollment.
  • Additional MBA workshops may be required prior to enrollment in MBA courses.

+ MSN and MSN/MBA Admission

  • Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program OR hold a BA or BS in a field other than nursing. Additional “bridge” courses in baccalaureate upper division nursing may be required if the undergraduate degree is not in Nursing.
  • Candidates must hold a current unencumbered RN license.
  • Candidates must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Candidates must provide evidence of completion of an undergraduate statistics course completed within five years to date of enrollment to Thomas University.
  • Candidates to the MSN/MBA program must meet all requirements for admission for both programs.
  • MSN/MBA candidates may be required to complete additional work prior to enrollment in MBA courses.

+ MEd Admission

  • Candidates must hold a clear and renewable teaching certificate in at least one teaching field, or hold a non-renewable certificate and be enrolled in a state approved alternative certification program.

+ EdS Admission

  • Candidates must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Candidates must possess a Georgia professional T-4 or higher certificate and have 3 years teaching experience.
  • Candidates must submit a mentor/assurance form from their school district superintendent or designee as evidence of a school-based program mentor who will serve on the Candidate Support Team throughout the program.

+ Special Standing Students

Students who wish to enroll in select graduate courses but are not pursuing a degree or graduate certificate may apply as a Special Standing Student. They may take up to 6 credits as a Special Standing Student. Credit earned in the graduate courses may apply toward a graduate certificate or graduate degree program should the student later decide to apply and is admitted.

Special Standing Admission requirements

  • Admissions Application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee (Fee may be paid online.)
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended, to be forwarded directly to the Office of Admission at Thomas University
  • Minimum GPA required by program
  • A personal statement of career and educational objectives (not to exceed two pages)

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