Graduate Admissions Requirements

Graduate Admissions

How to Submit and Additional Forms

Listed below are additional forms and applications that need to be submitted in order to complete your admissions file. After reviewing the requirements for your program, please click on the links below for further instructions.

Transcripts | References | Resumes | Supplemental Applications

MA Teaching | MA Education | MBA | MFA | MS | DNP | MSN

Master of Arts in Teaching

Early Childhood, Middle Grades, & Special Education Programs

  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • Official GRE, MAT, MCAT, or LSAT score
  • Passing GACE Basic Skills or ACT/SAT/GRE exemption
  • 2 references

Secondary Education Program

  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • Official GRE, MAT, MCAT, or LSAT score
  • Passing GACE Basic Skills or ACT/SAT/GRE exemption
  • Passing scores on GACE II content exam
  • 2 references

Master of Education

Early Childhood, Middle Grades Education, & Special Education Programs

  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • Teaching certificate
  • Professional resume

Master of Business Administration

Accounting, Healthcare Management, HR Management, Insurance Management, International Business, Management, & Project Management Programs

  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • Professional resume

Master of Fine Arts

Interior Design Program

  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • Design portfolio
  • Professional resume

Master of Science

Applied Gerontology Program

  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • Contact Information (Name and Email or Telephone Number) for 2 References

Clinical Counseling Program – Program begins in Fall and Spring Only

Occupational Therapy Program

Organizational Leadership Program

  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • Professional resume

Psychology Program – Program begins in Fall and Spring Only

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Program begins in Fall only. Applications due by June 1st.

Two concentrations available: Advanced Practice or Leadership & Management

Applicants must possess the following academic and professional qualifications:

  •  MSN degree
  •  Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  •  Current Advanced Practice Nursing certificate or license
  •  Current RN License

In order to apply students must submit the following to the Brenau University Office of Admissions:

  • Our electronic application, which you can find on our website at www.brenau.edu/apply
  • Three professional references
  • Resume and Essay
  • Current Advanced Practice certificate or license. Fax certificate to the Brenau Admissions Office at (770) 718-5338
  • Current RN nursing license. Fax RN License to the Brenau Admissions Office at (770) 718-5338
  • Applicants should request a copy of their Official Transcripts from all previous institutions. Have the transcript(s) sent directly to the Brenau Office of Admissions at 500 Washington Street, SE, Gainesville, GA 30501.

Master of Science in Nursing

Program begins in Fall only. Applications due by June 1st.

Three concentrations available: Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator and Nurse Manager

Applicants must possess the following academic and professional qualifications:

  •  BSN degree
  •  Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  •  Current RN License
  •  Minimum of one year of full time work experience in nursing within the past five years

In order to apply students must submit the following to the Brenau University Office of Admissions:

  • Our electronic application, which you can find on our website at www.brenau.edu/apply
  • Three professional references
  • Resume
  • Current RN nursing license. Fax RN License to the Brenau Admissions Office at (770) 718-5338
  • Applicants should request a copy of their Official Transcripts from all previous institutions. Have the transcript(s) sent directly to the Brenau Office of Admissions at 500 Washington Street, SE, Gainesville, GA 30501.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Program begins summer semester. 

Application process and minimum qualifications:

  • All applicants must complete the application via the Physical Therapy Centralized Application System (PTCAS) found at www.ptcas.org
  • All supplemental items will be submitted through PTCAS. This includes
    • An official transcript from each post-secondary school previously attended
      • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in college coursework and minimum of a 3.0 in all prerequisite courses
    • Official GRE scores
      • Minimum score of 146 on the verbal portion of the GRE, 144 on the quantitative portion, and 3.5 on the analytical writing portion for GRE test taken on or after August 1, 2011
      • Minimum score of 400 on the verbal portion of the GRE, 500 on the quantitative portion, and 3.5 on the analytical writing portion for GRE test taken prior to August 1, 2011
    • 40 hours of volunteer experience or observations divided between at least two different types of settings
    • Three letters of recommendation from: a licensed PT, a professor and other non-family member
    • APTA Essay
  • Applicants must also complete the Brenau University graduate application found at www.brenau.edu/apply

 

How to submit and additional forms for:
transcriptsreferencesresumes and supplemental applications.

Additional Contact Information admissions@brenau.edu
Phone: 770-534-6100
Fax: 770-538-5401

General inquiries: info@brenau.edu, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions: admissions@brenau.edu, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100
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