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Thinking of Graduate Studies? Why Choose JCU?

  • High rankings in "master’s programs" and "affordability" by U.S. News and World Report in the recently released edition.
  • A strong Jesuit tradition of developing graduates who become leaders in their community.
  • Substantial scholarships of up to 40% in many programs, making our tuition comparable to surrounding public university options. Graduate assistantships are available in many departments.
  • Exceptional faculty who have earned the highest degrees in their respective fields and who strive for excellence in teaching and research.
  • Small class sizes, with personal attention to the admissions process.
  • Both part-time and full-time options for study.
  • Located on a 60-acre campus in a suburb of Cleveland, John Carroll combines the advantage of urban living with a vibrant college community. The city offers major league sports, great restaurants and opportunities to engage the arts at University Circle – all within a half hour of campus.
  • Opportunities for study as a non-degree student. Students interested in pursuing coursework, yet not seeking a degree, are invited to enrich their professional careers or enjoy life-long learning opportunities.

Academic Programs Application

To apply to a Graduate Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, please follow the steps below. If you have any questions throughout the application process, do not hesitate to contact us at 216.397.4284.

Complete the online application. New applicants should select the “first-time user account creation” link. You can also use this link to log in to a saved application. Once submitted, you may log in to see when supporting documents have arrived to complete your file.

Graduate Assistantship

To Apply for an open Graduate Assistantship*, complete this online application. Please note that you must also have a completed application to an academic program before an assistantship application will be considered.

*If applying for a M.S. in Biology, a separate graduate assistantship application is not necessary.

Supporting Materials

You can upload supporting materials when completing the online application or by logging back in and uploading to your status page. Documents can also be mailed or emailed.

Please mail supporting materials to this address:
Office of Graduate Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
John Carroll University
1 John Carroll Boulevard
University Heights, OH 44118


email: gsapp@jcu.edu

 

Biology MA and MS

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Resume

Clinical Mental Health

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, Resume, Photograph

School Counseling

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, Resume, Photograph

Post-Master's Clinical Mental Health

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, Resume

Post-Master's School Counseling

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, Resume

Spiritual Wellness and Counseling

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview

Substance Use Disorders Certificate

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec

Education:Advanced Studies

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, GRE

Educational Leadership

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, Copy of Teaching License, GRE, Resume

Educational Psychology

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, Copy of Teaching License, GRE

School Psychology

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, GRE

School Based Initial Teacher Licensure

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, GRE

Professional Teacher Initial Teacher Licensure

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, GRE

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Education

Application, Transcript, 2 Letters of Rec

Early Childhood Generalist Endorsement

Application, Transcript, Copy of Teaching License

Reading Endorsement

Application, Transcript, Copy of Teaching License

English MA

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Writing Sample, GRE (for GA applicants)

Humanities MA

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, Interview, Writing Sample

Math MA

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, Copy of Teaching License

Nonprofit Administration MA

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview, Resume

5th Year Nonprofit Administration

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview

Nonprofit Certificate

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Interview

Pre-Medical Post Baccalaureate

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec

Theology and Religious Studies MA

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Writing Sample

Theology and Religious Studies Certificate of Advanced Studies

Application, Transcript, Statement of Purpose, 2 Letters of Rec, Writing Sample

Other Post Baccalaureate Work

Application, Transcript

International Students

Materials Needed

All Programs

TOEFL, Copy of Passport Picture Page, Affidavit of Financial Support, Transcript Evaluation (WES)


For admission and application information to the John M. and Mary Jo Boler College of Business, please visit the Boler College of Business website.