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Minimum Requirements to Apply

Admissions into a Rackham degree or certificate program is a process shared by the Rackham Graduate School and the graduate program. To be considered for graduate admission, applicants must meet the requirements of the Rackham Graduate School and of the graduate program.

Rackham Graduate School’s Minimum Requirements

  • Applicants complete a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association; or Complete an international degree that is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized and approved by the Ministry of Education or Commission responsible for higher education in the country where the degree is earned. (see Required Academic Credentials from Non-U.S. Institutions)
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency. Applicants are required to provide an official score report. Photocopies and/or faxes of English proficiency scores will not be accepted. For more details see Test Scores.
  • Persons holding master’s or doctoral degrees are usually not eligible to apply for study in the field of specialization and level for which they already have a degree. Please see the Admission and Matriculation Policy for eligibility.

Graduate Program Requirements

Visit the graduate program's website for any additional requirements. Note that some programs may specify additional material (e.g., portfolio, auditions, test scores) which requires preparation. Links to program websites are listed in our Programs of Study.