Graduate Application Instructions

The priority deadline dates are listed below:

Fall Semester ............. April 1st
Spring Semester ........... November 1st
Summer Session ............. April 1st

For your graduate application to be complete, you must do the following:
  • Complete this application
  • Pay a $40.00 application fee
  • Request official transcripts from all colleges or universities that you have attended, be sent directly to Bowie State University by the above deadline dates, including the official undergraduate transcript from the institution that will confirm the completion of your bachelor's degree
  • Submit any additional information that may be required by your specific program. Please review the departmental information at the bottom of this page to determine if additional information must be submitted.

If you have any questions concerning the admissions process, feel free to contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (301) 860-3448 or 3415. We look forward to welcoming you to Bowie State University.

Graduate Programs Requiring Additional Documentation

These requirements are subject to change without notice.

    Counseling Psychology, School Counseling and Mental Health Counseling
  • Self statement
  • Three recommendations using the recommendation form that is provided by the program
    School Administration and Supervision
  • Copy of a professional standard or advanced teaching certificate
  • Proof of three years of teaching experience
  • Letter of recommendation from your current supervisor
    Elementary, Reading, & Secondary Education
  • Copy of a professional standard of advanced teaching certificate
    Special Education
  • PASS Praxis I (As of January 1, 2009)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Typed two to three (2-3) page essay on your philosophy of teaching diverse learners.
    School Psychology
  • A typed two to three (2-3) page statement of interest describing applicant's background, experience, and goals
  • Three recommendations using the recommendation form that is provided by the program
  • Applicants should contact the Nursing department for additional admission requirements at (301) 860-3202
    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test)
    Master of Arts in Teaching
  • PASS Praxis I

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