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.

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.
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Official score report from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Strong supporting coursework in mathematics and physics
  • Contact the program coordinator for an in-person or telephone interview before submitting your application

Athletic Training, Entry-Level

Your statement of professional goals is very important, as it is your opportunity to define yourself as an individual, independent of your academic performance. The Entry Level master’s program is a very rigorous academic program. It is imperative that you have taken some time to self-reflect and are certain that you are willing to dedicate the time and financial resources to this program. This level of certainty and commitment should be reflected in your typewritten, one to two page, double-spaced statement of professional goals. Please note your statement of professional goals is the “Statement of Interest” required for the graduate application process.
  • Provide evidence of a minimum grade of B in the following college or university courses (must have been taken within the past seven years):

Athletic Training, Higher Education

  • Applications must be received by January 15
  • Documentation of BOC-certification and one year of experience (preferred) as a certified athletic trainer
  • Provide proof of CPR/AED certification

Biology

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework, including the areas of math and science
  • 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.
  • A faculty member must agree to serve as your advisor. Contact the program coordinator for additional information.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • 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

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Official score report from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Contact the program coordinator to discuss your research interests and possible funding opportunities prior to submitting your application
  • Decide upon your program status: thesis or non-thesis; full-time, part-time, or accelerated 1+ year program
  • A faculty member must agree to serve as your advisor. Contact the program coordinator for additional information.

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