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Graduate Information Office
Thank you for your interest in University of Saint Joseph's off-campus master's programs
To reserve your seat in a cohort we will need your application, $50 application fee, registration form and transcripts. These items are found in Steps 1-4 and can be completed by clicking the button(s) next to each step.
University of Saint Joseph strictly limits enrollment in each program to 18 students and accepts reservations on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Please complete steps one through four to reserve your seat in the cohort:
Step 1: Application
Submit your application online by clicking the button to the right.
Step 2: Application Fee
If you did not submit your application fee with your online application, you may use our secure payment center to submit your application fee online.
Step 3: Registration Form
Submit your registration online by clicking the button on the right.
Step 4: Transcripts
Submit one official or unofficial transcript of your bachelor’s degree.
One official or unofficial transcript showing a bachelor degree conferral and a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required to reserve your seat. Official transcripts will be required in order to be accepted to the program. A 2.5 GPA is required for admission to the cross-endorsement program. Any student with a GPA below 2.5 on their degree-bearing transcript must complete the GPA Waiver Form. Contact the Graduate Information Office for more information.
Once you have reserved your seat, please continue with the following steps to complete your admission file.
Note: While you may begin taking classes before you are officially accepted, you will not be eligible for financial aid until your admission file is complete and you receive your acceptance.
Step 5: Financial Aid and Payment Options
Determine how you plan to pay for the program: Financial Aid or Pay-As-You-Go.
If using Financial Aid, complete the FAFSA online and USJ’s Graduate Application for Financial Aid.It is in your best interest to complete the financial aid process as early as possible; payment is due prior to your first night of class.
If you do not plan to use financial aid, please complete the Pay-As-You-Go Plan Agreement, or pay semester tuition in full before the start of your first course. The tuition for cohorts for the 2013-2014 school year is $495 per credit hour.
Step 6: Professional Recommendation Forms
The easiest and fastest way to request your recommendations is to use our online system. Submit contact information for two professional references who can attest to your ability to pursue graduate work. This will allow us to e-mail reference forms directly to your recommender on your behalf.
Step 7: Proof of Immunization Form
Applicants are required to submit a Proof of Immunization Form to the Health Services Office. Please contact the Health Services Office at 860-231-5530 if you have questions.
Step 8: Letter of Intent
Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent.
Step 9: Plan of Study Form
Choose the program to which you are applying below and submit a Plan of Study form.
M.A. in Education
Curriculum & Instruction
Reading & Language
M.A. in Special Education