Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

The Master’s University welcomes applications from all individuals who have a testimony of personal faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. The University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of ethnic origin or sex in its admission policies. Below you will find our general admission requirements for the online undergraduate {link to page section}, graduate {link to page section}, and high school dual enrollment {link to page section} programs.

Online Undergraduate Admission Requirements

To be admitted as an undergraduate degree-seeking student in the School of Online Education, an applicant must:

  1. Have a clear profession of faith in Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior

  2. Be a high school graduate or have a GED certificate

  3. Submit official transcripts (high school, college, trade school, etc.)

  4. Biblical Counseling majors only must submit a recommendation from a Christian leader (pastor, elder, etc.). * This form is found within the application

Online Graduate Admission Requirements

To be admitted as a graduate degree-seeking student in the School of Online Education, an applicant must:

  1. Have a clear profession of faith in Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.

  2. Have completed a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.75.

  3. Submit official transcripts from all other colleges and universities attended.

See below for additional individual programs requirements.

Master of Business Administration

Prior to beginning MBA coursework, the student must complete a baccalaureate-level course with at least a “C” grade (2.0) in each of the following subjects:

  • Introductory biblical studies

  • Macroeconomics

  • Microeconomics

  • Business Strategy

If necessary, these units may be taken concurrently with MBA classes within certain limitations. Contact the School of Online Education for details.

Master of Arts, Biblical Studies

Prior to beginning the M.A. in Biblical Studies, the student must complete at least 18 semester units of undergraduate biblical studies coursework in:

  • The Old Testament (6 units)

  • New Testament (6 units)

  • Christian theology (6 units)

or

successfully complete a written entrance examination. If necessary, these units may be taken concurrently with MABS classes within certain limitations. Contact the School of Online Education for details.

Master of Education in Teaching

Prior to beginning the Master of Education the student must:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited college/university with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0

  • Have foundational knowledge of teaching concepts and practices, such as found in teaching credential coursework and/or teaching experience.

Note: The M.Ed. program is designed for those who are employed as teacher of record in their own classroom, though such employment is not a requirement for admission.

Dual Enrollment Admission Requirements

The Dual Enrollment Program enables junior or senior high school students to take accredited, college-level Bible and general education courses (at a reduced tuition price) that can meet high school requirements and count toward an undergraduate degree at TMU or may be used at another higher education institution. Students may enroll in any of the three following dual enrollment programs (Online, On-Campus, or High School Partnership). The requirements for an 11th- or 12th-grade high school student to be admitted to the Dual Enrollment Program are as follows:

  • Have a clear profession of faith in Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.

  • Submit official high school transcripts demonstrating completion through at least his/her 10th grade year with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.

  • Enroll in only general education/elective (100, 200 level) classes.*

*Requests for an exception to any of the above policies must be approved by the Dean of Online Education and/or the Senior Vice President and Provost.

Requirements for International Students in Undergraduate and Graduate Level Programs

Students from abroad are welcome, provided they meet the admission requirements of the University. The following are requirements for international students who are applying for The Master’s University Online undergraduate and graduate programs.

  • International students must submit transcripts reflecting the completion of high school education or the equivalent of it for the undergraduate programs. Graduate-level programs require completion of a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent. All transcripts must be translated into English and must be official copies.

  • All international applicants to The Master’s University must submit an acceptable standardized test score from either the TOEFL (school code 4411) or the IELTS. Minimum scores required for entry into the University programs are as follows: