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Graduate Admission Requirements

For a complete list of admission requirements, refer to the webpage specific to your program of interest. All programs require the following:

  • Application
  • Personal statement
  • Official Bachelor's transcript (unofficial can be used in decision-making process)
  • Resume

Certifcate and Professional Studies

Admission and regisration can differ by program. To learn more please select your program.

Application Review Process and Matriculating to Your Program

Candidates who complete their application for admission file will be promptly reviewed by the Graduate Admission Commitee and notified of a decision within 72 hours. In order to matriculate, admitted students are given instruction to place a non-refundable deposit reserving their place in class. International Students are required to deposit $450 to cover cost of issuing an I-20 and domestic students are required to deposit $125. Once the deposit is received, students work with their Enrollment Counselor to register for class(es). 

Non-Matriculating Students

Interested students are allowed to take a maximum of 9 credits as non-matriculated. 

Transfer Credit Policy

Master's degree candidates for most programs are eligible to receive a maximum of 9 credits of relevant graduate level coursework, taken at an accredited institution. Master of Science in Athletic Training degree candidates are eligible for a maximum of 6 graduate transfer credits and in compliance with Quinn Bill approval, Master of Science in Criminal Justice students are eligible to receive up to 6 transfer credits.  Transfer credit may be awarded applied toward degree requirements under the following conditions:

  • A grade of B or better has been earned
  • Coursework fulfills degree requirements
  • Coursework taken prior to enrollment at Lasell was completed within the past seven years at the time of enrollment

Current students who wish to take graduate courses at another institution and transfer the courses into Lasell must request approval from their Advisor  before registering for the course(s). (  Students who are considering this must complete the Transfer Credit Approval form. Students are required to obtain all necessary approvals before enrolling in the course(s).

Grades for courses taken at another institution are not calculated into a student's grade point average.

Lasell offers a rolling admission process, six start terms per year, and no GRE/GMAT requirement. For further admission requirements including, TOEFL, transfer credits, prerequistes and more, select your degree program to learn more.

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