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Admissions Requirements

Admissions guidelines for our online programs vary by program. For more specific information, contact an advisor at 866-313-2356.

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Online

Application requirements include:

  • A completed graduate application
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended, at the undergraduate or graduate level, with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher.
  • Two letters of recommendation from current or previous supervisors or a letter of nomination from the candidate’s school system
  • Three years of teaching or school counseling experience is required. Please contact an advisor at 866-313-2356 for more information
  • A personal statement
  • A resume
  • No GRE required

Master of Arts in Communication Online

Application requirements include:

  • A completed graduate application
  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required. Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic course work that demonstrate a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • No GRE required for applicants with cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Note: Applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 must provide acceptable GRE scores from within the past five years (Scores before August 1, 2011: Verbal 500/Quantitative 410/Analytical 4.0. Scores after August 1, 2011: Verbal 153/Quantitative 140/Analytical 4.0). Applicants with greater than five years of professional work experience may appeal the GRE requirement
  • A written statement describing professional and personal goals and objectives. For more information, read the Personal Statement Guidelines.
  • Two letters of academic or professional reference submitted via fax or email
  • Resume outlining academic and professional background and recognitions, honors and awards

Master of Science in Nursing Online

Application requirements include:

  • A completed graduate application
  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic coursework, indicating evidence of:
    • A BSN degree earned at a regionally accredited institution and nursing program accredited by NLNAC or CCNE. RNs with other bachelor’s degrees will be considered on an individual basis.
    • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in upper division nursing coursework.
    • Applicants may be considered for probationary admission on a case by case basis if the following conditions apply:
      • Cumulative GPA OR upper division nursing coursework GPA of 2.8 – 3.0 (not both)
      • Final semester of enrollment in upper division nursing coursework 3.0 or better
  • No GRE required
  • Evidence of a current unrestricted license to practice nursing in the state in which you will complete any practicum requirements of the program

Master of Business Administration Online

Application requirements include:

  • A completed graduate application
  • Official transcripts of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution showing a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Two admissions essays (contact a program manager for more details)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Applicants with less than three years of relevant work experience or an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 may be required to submit an acceptable GMAT or GRE score to augment their application package.

Master of Health Administration Online

In order to be admitted into Queens University of Charlotte’s online Master of Health Administration program, you must meet the following criteria outlined below.

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or equivalent from an international college or university
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 grading scale
  • The equivalent of two years prior experience in a healthcare organization
  • Complete graduate school application
  • All official transcripts from previous institutions
  • Two letters of reference from people capable of evaluating educational background and work experience or personal character
  • Resume and career statement with career goals
  • International students must take one of the below exams with the following minimum scores within 2 years of application:
    • TOEFL (PBT) score of 550 or greater
    • TOEFL iBT Computer based score of 80 or greater
    • IELTS score of 6.5 or better

For help with admissions guidelines for our online degrees or financial aid, request more information or call us at 866-313-2356 to speak with an admissions advisor.