Additional Admissions Requirements for MS Applicants

In addition to completing the standard master’s degree application requirements, MS candidates must also meet or submit the items outlined below.

Accounting

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0.  Students who do not possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting must speak to a program advisor before applying.
  • Admission test scores are not required
  • Successful completion of Common Professional Component (CPC) competencies in the areas of accounting, business finance, economics, management, and quantitative/statistics. These CPCs may be satisfied using prior coursework (grades of C or higher), work experience, non-credit workshops, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES tests, Ivy Software tests, or a departmental competency exam. Any competencies that are not satisfied at the time of admission will be listed in the admission letter and must be satisfied before specific courses can be completed.

Applied Meteorology

  • To begin during the fall semester, applications must be received by January 31. To start during the spring semester, applications must be received by August 31.
  • Official score report from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Strong supporting coursework in mathematics and physics

Athletic Training, Professional Program

Athletic Training, Post-Professional in Higher Education

Biology

  •  Admission is dependent upon a faculty member agreeing to serve as your research advisor prior to submitting your application. Contact the program coordinator to discuss your research interests and possible funding opportunities prior to submitting your application.
  • Official score report from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Proper background in key areas, such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. Students may need to complete coursework in these areas before being admitted into the program.
  • Applications must be received by March 1 to be eligible for consideration for graduate assistant positions.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Couples and Family Therapy

  • Participate in the Counselor Education and School Psychology admissions interview. The admissions interview is a half-day event held in January, April, July, and October, and involves an informational session along with a group interview. Participation in the interview process is open to any prospective student and is not dependent on students having completed the application process. To schedule your admissions interview, please call at (603) 535-3119 or e-mail mental-health@plymouth.edu.
  • Please view Counselor Education Student Handbook (PDF) for further information regarding the counseling programs.

Environmental Science and Policy

  • We invite all students to apply. Our strongest students have course work in multiple areas including general biology, ecology or biogeography, physical geography or geology, physics, chemistry, sociology or anthropology, calculus, and statistics. Students may need to complete coursework in these areas before being admitted into the program.
  • Official score report from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). On average, our students score at least in the 45-50th percentile on all components of the exam.
  • Your two-page statement of interest should focus on your professional goals and what area of environmental science and policy you are most interested in studying.
  • It is helpful to identify a faculty member to serve as your advisor when you apply. Contact the program coordinator to discuss your research interests and possible funding opportunities prior to submitting your application.
  • Questions? Contact program coordinator, Shannon Rogers at (603) 535-2216, for additional information.

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