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Applying to Cabrini University Graduate Programs

Thank you for your interest in Cabrini University’s graduate programs. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Once completed applications are received, they will be reviewed promptly.

Along with your completed online application, official academic transcripts from every college/university attended are required and should be sent to Cabrini University Graduate Admissions. Many institutions offer official transcripts to be sent electronically. If selecting this option, please have the school send it directly to graduate@cabrini.edu

Mailed copies of official transcripts can be sent to the address below:

Cabrini University Office of Graduate Admissions 
610 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087

You can also fill out our Information Request Form to learn more about all programs except our Doctoral in Organizational Development. Please use our special Inquiry Form for that specific program. 


Applying to Our Master's Programs

We are now accepting summer/fall 2018 applications for all of our master's programs

  • Summer l classes begin May 22
  • Summer ll classes begin July 2
  • Fall classes begin August 27

Start your application now!

Standard Instructions for Applying to Our Master's Programs

Though each of Cabrini University's master's programs have unique criteria and eligibility (which are listed below), the following are the standard instructions for applying.

  1. Create an online account
  2. Personal essay or writing sample (upload in the application)
  3. Two letters of professional recommendations  (instructions provided in the application) 
  4. Résumé (upload in application) 
  5. Application fee ($50, non-refundable)

Program-Specific Admissions Requirements

Master of Accounting

The Master of Accounting program requires the standard admissions criteria for all University graduate admissions.

Requirements

  1. An undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree from an accredited institution 
  2. An overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Applicants with a 2.5 to 2.9 GPA will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.
  3. A short personal essay or writing sample
  4. Two letters of professional recommendations   
  5. Resume
  6. Application fee ($50)

Apply now!

Master of Education and State Certifications

The Master of Education programs require the standard admissions criteria for all University graduate admissions, and select programs have specific requirements listed below the general.

General Admissions Requirements

  1. An undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree from an accredited institution 
  2. An overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Applicants with a 2.5 to 2.9 GPA will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.
  3. A short personal essay or writing sample
  4. Two letters of professional recommendations   
  5. Resume
  6. Application fee ($50)

State Certification Requirements

Please review the special admissions requirements for select certification programs.

  • Reading, ESL: All require instructional one certifications and one year of teaching experience 
  • Special Education: instructional one certification (in core content area) and 1 year of teaching experience
  • Principal Certification: An educational philosophy, 3 years of teaching, and instructional one certification

Apply now!

Master of International Business

Admission Requirements

  1. Undergraduate (baccalaureate) degree from a regionally accredited college or university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or higher
  2. Students with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.74 can be admitted provisionally.
  3. Minimum three (3) years of work experience strongly preferred (only for students who do not have an undergraduate business degree)
  4. Short, typed statement (roughly two pages) describing education, career goals, interest in global commerce, international experience and any other information that may be helpful in making an application decision
  5. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
  6. Completion of application 

Apply now! Or learn more about the program.

Master of Science in Biological Sciences

To be eligible for admission to Cabrini's Biological Sciences degree, students must have:

  • Earned a B.S. in Biology (or equivalent) from an accredited institution 
  • Graduated with an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and a science GPA of 3.0 (which includes all courses taken in biology, chemistry, and physics)  
  • Completed relevant prerequisites with a grade of C or better 
    Prerequisites include Cabrini University equivalents of the following courses: 
     - BIO 101/102: Biological Sciences I and II 
     - BIO 206: Cell & Molecular Biology 
     - BIO 263: Genetics 
     - BIO 440: Biochemistry I 
     - Six upper-level 3- to 4-credit biology electives (may include undergraduate research) 
     - CHE 111/112: General Chemistry I and II 
     - CHE 211/212: Organic Chemistry I and II 
     - PHY 101/102: General Physics I and II (algebra-based) 
     - MAT 118: Introduction to Statistics

Students might need to take undergraduate biology electives at Cabrini University in order to satisfy the prerequisites for graduate core courses and graduate-level biology electives. 

Enrolled students are expected to maintain a graduate GPA of 3.0 to earn the graduate degree.

Apply now!

Master of Science in Leadership

Admission Requirements

  1. Undergraduate (baccalaureate) degree from a regionally accredited college or university with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 or higher
    Students with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.74 can be admitted provisionally.
  2. Minimum three years combined work and/or organizational leadership experience strongly preferred
  3. Submission of an academic or professional writing sample of at least two pages that demonstrates your writing ability. This could be a letter or report created for your company or an academic paper submitted for a class.
  4. Short, typed statement (roughly two pages) describing education, career goals, interest in leadership, and any other information that may be helpful in making an application decision
  5. Completion of application and payment of $50 nonrefundable application fee

Apply now!

 


Applying to Our Doctoral Programs

Cabrini University's doctoral programs each have their own admissions criteria. Applications must provide all required materials before they are interviewed by the Admissions Committee. 

The EdD in Educational Leadership Summer 18 application is now open.

The PhD/DBA in Organizational Development summer 2018 application is now closed. 

Educational Leadership Requirements

Admission to the Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership program is competitive and based on several indicators of academic quality that include the potential for leadership and scholarship.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from every accredited college/university attended and/or from which the student earned credit
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Copies of professional state certifications/teaching licenses (if applicable)
  • A scholarly or professional project, report, paper, or product with a 1-2 page essay explaining how this work illustrates the applicant’s potential for leadership and doctoral level scholarship as related to the Cabrini Mission
  • Two references having knowledge of the applicant’s academic ability and/or professional work and leadership potential
  • An interview with the Doctor of Educational Leadership Admission Committee 

Applications are now being accepted for the Summer 2018 cohort, please email us at graduate@cabrini.edu.

Organizational Development Requirements

Admission to the doctoral program is competitive and based on several indicators of academic quality that include the potential for leadership and scholarship.

Admissions Requirements 

  • Master's degree with GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts from every accredited college/university attended and/or from which the student earned credit
  • Résumé
  • Two professional references
  • Sponsorship Form with Employer Signature (PDF)
  • Two-page essay/statement of interest
  • Interview with program administrators
  • Academic or professional writing sample (optional)
  • GMAT or GRE test scores (optional)

Note: All applications must submit a sponsor letter indicating that their employer understands the time commitment associated with the program.

For information about the program, please fill out our Inquiry Form.

 


Applying for Our Professional Certificates

Cabrini University offers select professional, or post-bacc, certificates for working professionals. Please visit our Applying for Our Professional Certificates page.


Applying as an International Student

Cabrini University welcomes applications for admission from well-qualified students who are citizens of other countries. Please visit our Applying as an International Student page. 

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