Admissions Requirements

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

International Students:

Queen's University of Charlotte is not currently accepting international students for the online programs.

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Online

Application requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate degree from regionally accredited institution
  • Completed Graduate Admission Application
  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary course work
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.70 or better on a 4.00 scale on all post-secondary course work (minimum 2.50 GPA will be considered with official, passing GRE test scores of 150 Verbal and 150 Quantitative)
  • Written statement describing professional and personals goals
  • Two letters of professional recommendation; one from principal showing proof of at least two years teaching or school counseling experience
  • Connection to public, private or charter school to complete internship requirements

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.
  • Two letters of academic or professional reference submitted via fax or email
  • Resume outlining academic and professional background and recognitions, honors and awards

Communication Graduate Certificates

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.
  • 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. Plus, we consider RNs for the program with bachelor’s degrees that are not in nursing.
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Evidence of a current unrestricted license to practice nursing in the state in which you will complete any practicum requirements of the program
  • No GRE required

Master of Business Administration Online

Application requirements include:

  • Completed graduate application
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • One admissions essay (contact a program manager for more details)
  • Two letters of professional reference
  • Resume outlining academic and professional background and recognitions, honors, and awards
  • 3 years of professional work experience preferred

The Admissions Committee may request a GMAT/GRE if more information is needed to make an admission decision. Submitting a strong GMAT/GRE score could strengthen your file if you are concerned about other areas of your application.

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

Nursing Post Master’s Graduate Certificates

Application requirements include:

  • A completed graduate application
  • An MSN or Master of Nursing degree from Queens or another university to be admitted for an MSN post-master's certificate
  • All students seeking enrollment must submit official transcripts from each institution attended
  • Evidence of a current unrestricted license to practice nursing in the state in which you will complete any practicum requirements of the program

*An undergraduate GPA of 2.5 to 2.99 from a regionally accredited university will be considered with five years prior experience in health care management that includes supervisory responsibility and/or budget responsibility.

Cybersecurity Management Certificate

Application requirements include:

  • A completed application
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Essay (contact a program manager for details)
  • Résumé
  • Two recommendation letters from professional references
  • Three years of professional work experience is preferred

Queens University may request GMAT/GRE results if an applicant does not meet other admission requirements.

Executive Coaching Certificate

Application requirements include:

  • A completed application
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • GRE/GMAT scores
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement
  • Two recommendation letters from academic or professional references
  • Three years of professional work experience is required

Finance Certificate

Application requirements include:

  • A completed application
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Essay (contact a program manager for more details)
  • Résumé
  • Two recommendation letters from professional references
  • Three years of professional work experience is preferred

Queens University may request GMAT/GRE results if an applicant does not meet other admission requirements.

Global Business Management Certificate

Application requirements include:

  • A completed application
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Essay (contact a program manager for details)
  • Résumé
  • Two recommendation letters from professional references
  • Three years of professional work experience is preferred

Queens University may request GMAT/GRE results if an applicant does not meet other admission requirements.

Healthcare Management Certificate

Application requirements include:

  • A completed application
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Essay (contact a program manager for details)
  • Résumé
  • Two recommendation letters from professional references
  • Three years of professional work experience is preferred

Queens University may request GMAT/GRE scores if an applicant does not meet other admission requirements.

Leadership & Change Certificate

Application requirements include:

  • A completed application
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Essay (contact a program manager for details)
  • Résumé
  • Two recommendation letters from professional references
  • Three years of professional work experience is preferred

Queens University may request GMAT/GRE results if an applicant does not meet other admission requirements.

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.