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Application Requirements

NYS Public Health Law 2165 requires post-secondary students to show protection against measles, mumps and rubella. Persons born prior to January 1, 1957 are exempt from this requirement. All students born after 1/1/57 are required to submit proof of immunization. The form is attached in this packet. All students must complete page 2 Immunization Record Form relating to meningococcal meningitis.

ALL programs require a bachelor's degree and submission of two sets of official degree-noted transcripts from each college or university attended

Programs  

Letters of Recommendation

Standardized Tests 

Additional Requirements

Health or Public Administration (M.P.A.)   Two Letters None Required GPA of 3.0 or Higher; Personal Statement and Résumé
Pharmacy (M.S.) Two Letters None Required
Educational Leadership (M.S.Ed.) Two Letters None Required Provisional/Initial Teaching or Educational Specialty Certification, Teaching Experience, Résumé
Educational Leadership Advanced Certificate Two Letters None Required Master’s Degree, Permanent/Professional Teaching or Educational Specialty Certification, Teaching Educational Specialty Experience, Résumé
Gerontology Advanced Certificate Two Letters None Required Personal Statement
Counseling or Therapy (M.S.) Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy Two Letters None Required Personal Statement, Résumé, Academic Writing Samples, Immunization Forms
Education (M.S.Ed.)
All teacher education programs
Two Letters None Required Personal Statement, Résumé, Immunization Forms
Education (M.S.Ed.)
School Counselor and School Psychologist
Two Letters None Required Personal Statement, Résumé, Academic Writing, Samples, Immunization Forms
Business Administration (M.B.A.) Two Letters

GMAT required unless applican has

  • previous master’s degree
  • CPA license
  • J.D. or M.D. degree
  • at least seven years of significant business experience
Personal Statement, Résumé, Immunization Forms
Library and Information Science (M.S.) If you are interested in applying for the Library and Information Science (M.S.) degree, please contact Ellen Mehling at ellen.mehling@liu.edu.

 

Note: Occasionally there are changes in the admissions requirements. If any additional documentation is required for your specific program, the Graduate Admissions Office will notify you upon receipt of your application. It may be possible to be admitted on a limited matriculant basis if a student does not meet the admissions requirements.