All applicants are required to meet
the following criteria:
A completed and signed application form accompanied
by the appropriate fee prior to the established deadline dates.
A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (on 4.0 scale)
or above in undergraduate studies. Students applying with a GPA
of at least 2.50 will be granted acceptance under the Challenge
Criteria into the degree program, contingent upon completing
the Challenge Criteria in the program with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Under these circumstances, students will meet on a monthly basis
with their academic advisor to assess academic progress.
Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions
attended. Applicants to a master’s level program must have
obtained a bachelor degree from an institution accredited by
a national or regional accrediting body recognized by the United
States Department of Education or an institution of higher education
located outside the United States, which at the time the applicant
was enrolled maintained a standard of training substantially
equivalent to the standards of training of those institutions
in the United States which are accredited by a body recognized
by the U.S. Department of Education.
A maximum of 6 graduate level credits from an accredited institution
may be transferred at the discretion of the Program Director.
Only courses with a grade of B or better will be transferred.
A Statement of Purpose which provides a clear indication of
the applicant’s interest in the field, short and long-term
career goals, and how the applicant expects CAU to contribute
to such goals. The statement should be double-spaced, typed,
one page in length.
All candidates must submit one, recent 2 X 2 photograph subsequent
International students must submit an official evaluation of
academic credentials by an authorized agency. Please refer to
the Catalog section titled International Students for a detailed
description of this requirement.
Upon completion of initial requirements, an appointment will be scheduled with
the Admissions Ccommittee for an interview with the candidate, so as to evaluate
his/her potential for becoming a successful graduate student.