Thank you for your interest in pursuing your master’s or doctoral work at EU! Our programs are designed to give you the critical knowledge and experience you’ll need to help you advance in your chosen field. Our faculty mentors bring a strong understanding of relevant theory and concepts, as well as years of practical experience to the classroom. You’ll thrive under their guidance and enjoy the comradery of your peers as you journey through the program together. Admission requirements are listed below.
All Master’s Degree Programs
- Hold an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Have a grade point average of 3.0 or better in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work or last two years as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student.
Other requirements are listed below by program area.
Behavioral and Social Sciences
Master of Science in School Counseling
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- In lieu of a minimum 3.0 GPA requirement, applicants may submit GRE scores (minimum of 290 combined and writing score of 3.0)
- Nine hours of psychology coursework with grades of B- or better
- Three hours of statistics with a B- or better
- APA writing sample
- Statement of purpose
- Three references
- Updated resume
- Background check
- Enrollment deposit of $200 due within 30 days of admission (non-refundable)
Graduate faculty review completed applications and invite eligible applicants for an admission interview. The graduate faculty base admission decisions on the strength of the application packet (GPA, references, writing sample, and statement of purpose) and interview.
College of Adult & Graduate Studies
Master of Organizational Leadership
- Have a desire to develop synergy to propel people and ideas forward.
- Have an agreement with an organization to study in depth for program projects.
- Have professional recommendations to support academic abilities, program success, and applicant’s integrity.
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
Master of Education in Educational Leadership
Master of Education in Literacy
- All transcripts
- Personal essay
- Current resume
- Official Praxis, Missouri Content Assessment, GRE, or TOEFL test scores
Please fill out a Non-degree Seeking application to attend micro-programs for transcripted credits. When filling out the application, please make the following selections:
- Select “Graduate Studies” when asked “Which program are you applying for?”
- Select “Fall 2019” when asked for term.
- Select “Non-degree Seeking” when asked “What type of student will you be?”
- Select “Education Micro Courses” when asked “Are you intending on participating in any of our special offerings?”
- Complete the application.
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Curriculum & Instruction
- Hold an earned master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Have a grade point average of 3.0 or better in their master’s program coursework.
- Provide official results of required entrance examinations.
Master of Science in Athletic Training
Complete the necessary pre-requisite courses with a “C” or higher.
- Anatomy and Physiology with Lab I & II
- Introduction to Chemistry
- Introduction to Physics
- Introduction to Psychology
- Exercise Physiology
- Medical Terminology
- First Aid and CPR certification (may acquire by any means prior to admission)
Applicants must complete an interview with the ATP faculty. This interview allows the faculty to discuss the expectations and rigors of the program, the student’s perceived strengths and weaknesses, and allows the student to hear and discuss any concerns there may be about their continuance into a program such as this.
Applicants must submit a minimum of 35 hours of observational experience under the supervision of an athletic trainer certified by the BOC. These hours must be submitted before a determination can be made about admission.
Students are selected based on GPA, submission of completed admission requirements, and interview skills in individual interviews with the ATP program selection committee. Once applications are received and all components have been acquired by the graduate admissions counselor, these documents are passed along to the athletic training program director who is able to schedule interviews with students. After completion of the interview, faculty within the program collaborate about who will be admitted to the athletic training program. Students are notified via mail of their acceptance to the graduate school and program in athletic training.