Applications are accepted beginning July 1st of each year. The priority deadline for applications is November 1st, but late applications are accepted until the second week of January.



Applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed electronic program application 
    • Applicants will be asked to upload a personal statement, resume, and completed prerequisite form with the application. Directions for these documents are on the application.
    • Applicants may save the application and return to it any anytime prior to submitting.
    • Download the prerequisite form here: Fillable Document OR Blank Document
  • Official transcripts from all universities and colleges attended. Official electronic transcripts may be sent directly to the Registrar's office at
    • Applicants will be notified via email once all transcripts have been received.
  • Three references with a minimum of two from current or previous faculty, and one from an employer or individual familiar with the applicant's character.
    • Reference letters may include one personal reference if it is not feasible to obtain three professional references.
    • Upon application submission, applicants will receive a link to share with references.
  • $50 Non-refundable application fee. 
    • Link to the payment can be found on the application.

Reference Forms

Upon application submission, applicants will receive a link to share with references. Please note that all references are subject to verification. References do have the option to submit an additional letter of recommendation, but it is not required. 

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to the Program Director, Holly Covas, at or by calling 615-322.8681.