Master's Degree Program

You should use this application process if you:

  • have completed a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • are seeking admission to a master’s degree program
  • are seeking admission to both a master’s degree and a certification program
    • M.Ed.
    • M.A.
    • M.S.
    • M.S.N.
    • M.S.W.

Required Application Forms

The online application includes a document upload feature for the submission of your required goal statement, an optional electronic recommendation request system, and secure application fee ($40) payment processing.  Applicants who opt to use the electronic recommendation request system should note that recommendation requests are transmitted to recommenders after the online application form has been submitted and the application fee has been paid. 

If you do not use the electronic recommendation request system, please use the appropriate Recommendation Form for your program.

Social Work (MSW) - 
MSW Recommendation Form for Admission to Social Work  (PDF)
MSW ADVANCED STANDING PROGRAM Recommendation Form for Admission to Social Work  (PDF)

All Other programs -
Recommendation Form for Admission (PDF) 

The online application prompts you to upload the Academic and Professional Statement required for admission by your intended program. Please refer to the program-specific essay instructions listed below: 

Social Work (MSW) -
Academic and Professional Statement for MSW Applicants (PDF)

Sport Management (M.Ed.) -
Academic and Professional Statement for Sports Management Applicants (PDF)

All Other Programs -
Academic and Professional Goals Statement (PDF)

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Complete the online application.  The online application includes a document upload feature for the submission of your required goal statement, an optional electronic letter of recommendation request system, and secure application fee ($40) payment processing.
  2. Upload the academic and professional goals statement required for admission by your intended program. Your statement should include experiences which have influenced your decision to graduate studies and a self-assessment of your potential for advanced study and service in your chosen field.  Please refer to the program-specific essay instructions listed above.
  3. Submit one (1) official transcript of baccalaureate and graduate work completed at ALL colleges or universities you have attended, including undergraduate and graduate transfer institutions. Transcripts must bear the official institutional seal and be contained in a sealed institutional envelope. Millersville University graduates need not request a transcript.

    Address:
    College of Graduate and Professional Studies
    Attn: Graduate Admissions
    P.O. Box 1002
    Millersville University
    Millersville, PA 17551-0302
  4. Submit an official score report from the appropriate graduate admission test (MAT, GRE, ACTFL) if required by your intended degree program. See Timelines and Requirements Chart. Applicants with earned master's degrees are exempt from the GRE or MAT admission test score requirement for programs requiring the MAT or GRE.
  5. Use the electronic recommendation request system included with the online application to request the completion and submission of three (3) recommendation forms on your behalf, or forward paper copies of the appropriate Recommendation Forms to your recommenders. Applicants who opt to use the electronic recommendation request system should note that recommendation requests are transmitted to recommenders after the online application form has been submitted and the application fee has been paid.  Recommendations from professional supervisors or faculty members familiar with your work and academic background are highly preferred.  Please do not submit recommendations from family members or friends.
  6. Additional application documents (resume, portfolios) are required by some degree programs. See Timelines and Requirements Chart