Application Requirements

Application Deadlines Fall
Priority May 15
Standard August 1

Now accepting applications for Fall 2021

  • Application for admission with a $45 graduate application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, or the evaluated equivalency, with a minimum GPA of 2.75. Applicants with a GPA below 2.75 may be considered for admission. 
  • Official sealed transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. 
  • A comprehensive essay of at least 500 words that includes the following elements:
    • Purpose for entering the program
    • Reasons for studying at California Baptist University
  • Interview with dean and/or program director
  • No prerequisites
  • An applicant whose first language is not English and/or does not have a degree from an institution where English is the primary language of instruction is required to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting a recent test score from TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System).