Graduate Admissions Procedures

Admission to the Graduate School

Admission to the Graduate School is overseen by the Dean of the Graduate School. Applicants seeking admission must present the following credentials and materials indicating their ability to successfully pursue graduate-level work:

  1. Submit a completed application for graduate admissions by visiting Applications must be received by the deadlines indicated in the current university calendar.
  2. Submit official transcript(s). Provide official copies of transcript(s) from each previously attended college or university. Transcripts must indicate the date of degree conferral for the baccalaureate and/or graduate degree and must convey good standing. Official transcripts must be delivered in sealed envelopes to the Office of the Graduate School, or emailed by secure electronic transcripts exchange (e.g. eScrip-Safe, National Student Clearing House, Parchment, or Credentials Solutions) from participating institutions directly to
  3. If required, scores on the General Test of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) should be sent directly to the Graduate School by the respective testing service.
  4. Provide proof of bacterial meningitis vaccination for students aged 21 and under.

Beyond general requirements for admission to the Graduate School, departments may set additional standards for admission to degree programs, subject to administrative approval. Please contact the specific graduate coordinator for additional graduate admission requirements. Contact information is available from the Graduate School.

Transfer Students within U.S.

Applicants to A&M-Central Texas who have attempted graduate-level credit at another regionally accredited U.S. institution after attaining a bachelor’s degree will be considered transfer students. Applicants must be eligible for re-enrollment at their last attended college or university and must submit final official transcripts from each college or university attended. For students who have previously attended A&M-Central Texas, both transfer work and A&M-Central Texas work will be combined to determine a cumulative GPA. Transferred developmental and similar non-college credits will not be used to determine the required GPA for transfer admission eligibility.

Sexual Assault Prevention Training

In accordance with Texas House Bill No. 699 and the Campus Save Act/Clery Act, A&M-Central Texas provides mandatory orientation/training on the university's sexual assault policy.  This orientation/training is mandatory for all incoming and transfer students. Students will receive the required training information in their student email within the first two weeks of class. Students who do not complete the required training will not be allowed to progress from one semester to the other until the training is complete.