Application & Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements to Graduate Programs

  • Hold a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Have an acceptable cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale, as determined by the program, typically 2.75-3.00*
    *Note: Preference is given to candidates with higher GPA
  • Undergraduate preparation in a field of appropriate background for undertaking a specific advanced degree program

Application Components

For all applications, the following general items are required for your application to be considered complete:

  • Online Application
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities sent to Graduate Office
    • Current Truman undergraduates do not need to submit Truman transcripts
  • Personal Statement
    • Prompts provided within online application enrollment information
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
    • Only 1 letter of recommendation is required for Accounting applicants
  • GTRA Application [Optional]
    • Only applicable for Accounting, Education, English and Music applicants

The following requirements are required only by specific programs:

  • Resume – (Leadership and Accounting only)
  • Audition/Interview – (Music only)
  • GMAT scores – (Accounting only)
  • Fellowship Application [Optional] – (Communication Disorders only)
  • Reflective portfolio – (English Education only)