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MLS Degree Admission Requirements

    • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution

Required Documents

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Two letters of recommendation (professional or academic)
      • Letters should speak to your performance and accomplishments, and attest to your ability to succeed within the program
    • Submit one of the following
      • Academic Writing Sample
        • Submit a previously graded academic paper
      • A Problem of Practice (750-word maximum)
        • Identify and describe a problem of practice relevant to your current (or a former) context of professional practice
        • Describe the significance of this problem to this organization
        • Based on your present understanding of the problem, discuss the potential underlying causes and contributing factors that have created the current challenges
        • What questions could be explored to learn more about the problem that may help to create potential solutions
    • Resume
      • Quality and quantity of professional experience will be evaluated
    • Standardized test score reports (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT) can be submitted, but are not required
    • Additional requirements for International Students:
      • Minimum requirements:
        • TOEFL - 550 (paper exam)
        • TOEFL - 79 (computer exam)
        • ILTS - 6.5
      • Test may be waived if:
        • Your bachelor’s or master’s degree is from a college in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, or Ireland.
        • Your bachelor’s degree is from one of the following countries where English was the language of instruction: American Samoa, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British West Indies, Brunei Darussalam, Ghana, Guam, Jamaica, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Trinidad/Tobago, Uganda, Virgin Islands, or Zimbabwe.