How to Apply

Below are specific instructions for the many graduate programs available
at Millersville University.

Timelines & Requirements

Completed application and all supporting materials must be received by deadline.

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Application Review

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Admissions Notification

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Doctoral Degree

You should use the doctoral degree application process if you:

  • have completed a master's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in the United States or its equivalent from a similar institution abroad
  • are seeking admission to a doctoral degree program

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Master's Degree

You should use the master's degree application process if you:

  • have completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in the United States or its equivalent from a similar institution abroad
  • are seeking admission to a master’s degree program
  • are seeking admission to BOTH a master’s degree program AND a certification program
  • are seeking a second master’s degree
  • are seeking re-admission to a master’s degree program after having been previously admitted

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Post Baccalaureate Certification or Certificate Programs

You should use the post-baccalaureate certification application process if you:

  • have completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in the United States or its equivalent from a similar institution abroad
  • are seeking post-baccalaureate certification, ONLY

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Post Master's Certification

You should use the post-master's certification application process if you:

  • have completed a master’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in the United States or its equivalent from a similar institution abroad
  • are seeking post-master’s certification ONLY

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Non-Degree

You should use the non-degree application process if you:

  • have completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in the United States or its equivalent from a similar institution abroad
  • are undecided about a graduate area of specialization
  • are not interested in a master's degree program
  • are seeking to earn permanent teaching certification (Instructional II)
  • are interested in a graduate-level institute or educator workshop
  • are completing work for transfer to another institution (transient)

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International Applicants

 You should use the international student application process if you:

  • are not a United States citizen or a permanent resident in the United States 
  • have completed a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in the United States or its equivalent from a similar institution abroad

The University has several dozen international students currently enrolled in graduate degree programs. In addition to our commitment to academic excellence, we strongly support cultural diversity and international exchange programs. We encourage and welcome your contribution to university life after successfully completing the admissions process.

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