Graduate admission requirements vary based upon program of study. For all programs, an applicant must have received a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution and must have satisfactorily completed a minimum of coursework in designated areas, specific prerequisite courses dependent upon the field of advanced study. For specific information, students should review the specific program of interest found in detailed sections of this bulletin.
It is expected that candidates for admission shall have maintained average or above-average performance during their undergraduate years and thus demonstrate a capacity for successfully completing graduate work. Certain programs require a specific undergraduate grade point average for admission.
A student whose background is judged to be deficient in any specific area of the proposed field of study or whose undergraduate grades are below standard may be asked to remedy the deficiency by taking one or more courses at the undergraduate level, without graduate credit.
Wilkes University allows service members and reservists to be readmitted to their program of study if they are temporarily unable to attend class, or need to suspend their studies, due to Service requirements.