Application Instructions for Graduate Admission

A. Guidelines

Graduates of colleges of recognized standing, whose records show evidence of ability to do graduate work, may apply for admission. Selection for all programs is based in the student's ability to do graduate work of high quality as shown by the distinction of the undergraduate record, particularly in the major, scores on appropriate admission tests, and/or other supporting documentation where required. All admission decisions are approved by the program director of the department in which the student plans to earn a graduate degree.

B. Procedures

  1. For individual program requirements, please refer to the complete Graduate Program/Certificate Admission Requirements section on this page.
  2. The application for admission must be completed in full and returned, along with the application fee (U.S. dollars only), to the Office of Admission Processing. A non-refundable $50 application fee must accompany all applications.
  3. Official transcripts of the undergraduate record, along with transcripts of any graduate work done elsewhere, must be forwarded directly to the Office of Admission Processing.
  4. Information regarding the GRE and the GMAT can be obtained from the Office of Graduate Admission or from ETS directly by contacting them at 609-921-9000 or visiting their Web site at www.ets.org. GMAT information cab be obtained from the office of graduate admission, www.GMAC.com

C. Deadlines

The deadline for application for the fall semester is July 15; for the spring semester, the date is December 1; and for summer sessions, the deadline is May 1. Qualified applicants are given consideration after the deadline on a space-available basis.

NOTE: Applications to the Social Work program are accepted until March 15 for fall ONLY. Applications to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and the Speech-Language Pathology program (application and materials) are accepted until February 1 for summer start only. Applicants to the Physician Assistant (PA) program will apply via CASPA, www.CASPA.online.org, effective July 1. Application deadline for the PA program is March 1. 

D. Financial Aid/Payment Plans

Students pursuing a graduate degree at Monmouth University may be eligible for student financial assistance including, but not limited to, graduate scholarships, student loans, and graduate assistantships. The Office of Graduate Admission will automatically evaluate scholarship eligibility for all candidates for admission; no further application is necessary. Students who wish to borrow through the Federal Direct Loan program must be U.S. citizens and must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. For assistance with the FAFSA or information on other, non-federal loans, students should contact the Financial Aid Office at 732-571-3463 or via e-mail at finaid@monmouth.edu.

Graduate assistantships are work in exchange for tuition credit and are awarded through a competitive application process. Interested students should contact the Office of the Graduate School at 732-571-7573 or via e-mail at cplantam@monmouth.edu.

The University offers a major payment plan through Tuition Management Systems (TMS). The plan offers 12-, 10-, or 8-month payment schedules, and even a 4-month plan for students attending for just one semester. For additional information about the TMS plan, please contact the Office of the Bursar directly at 732-571-3454 or TMS at 800-722-4867, or visit the TMS Web site at www.afford.com.

International Students

  1. Applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS). For graduate students, the requirements are: 550 for the paper-based TOEFL, 213 for the computer-based, and 79 for the Internet-based test. In addition to the TOEFL, Monmouth will accept the IELTS with a minimum score of 6, the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) with a minimum score of 77, or the Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) with a minimum score of a B2.
  2. Financial documents and passport are required of all students seeking F-1 visa status.
  3. To obtain copies of additional forms for international students, please visit www.monmouth.edu/admission/graduate/international.asp.
  4. The deadline for fall admission is June 1; the deadline for spring admission is November 1.

Submit official transcripts in English from all previously attended institutions or an official evaluation from an accredited evaluation service. Transcripts must be translated into English. For required documentation, refer to our Web site or contact the Office of Graduate Admission.

Students with Disabilities

Any information you provide will be used only by the appropriate office and will not prejudice your application. You are not required to disclose a disability to the Office of Graduate Admission.

  1. If you are a student with a disability (learning, physical/medical, and/or psychological/psychiatric) and have not yet received a copy of Monmouth University's brochure entitled "Disability Services," please contact the Department of Disability Services for Students at 732-571-3460.
  2. If you have a question or concern about a reasonable accommodation for a disability covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act/504, please contact the University ADA/504 Coordinator at 732-571-7577.
  3. Monmouth University can also be contacted by using the New Jersey Telecommunications TTY Relay Services Operator at 800-852-7899.

CERTIFICATES: Students may earn a certificate without matriculating into a degree program. In most cases the admission requirements are the same as for a degree program. In some cases a certificate may be included as part of a degree program or pursued concurrent with another degree program in an appropriate specialty.

NON-MATRICULATED COURSE WORK ONLY: Student is NOT applying for a program of study. Course work is NOT permitted in MAT, MBA, MSW, or PC programs. Limit of 6 credits. Student must send official transcript showing conferral of bachelor's degree. Additional transcripts may be required to document completion of pre-requisites when applicable.

PERMISSION: Students attending another school who wish to register for a course(s) during the semester must have a letter of permission from the home institution. Additional transcripts may be required to document completion of pre-requisites when applicable.

 

Graduate Program/Certificate Admission Requirements

 


Leon Hess Business School


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

Optional Tracks in Accounting, Finance, and Real Estate

ACCELERATED MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)

For all MBA programs (either of the following):

  1. Possession of a four-year baccalaureate degree and either:
    1. GMAT* score
    2. CPA or CFA licensure

    *The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) will be considered as a substitute for the GMAT on an equivalent basis.

  2. Possession of a master’s or doctoral degree (MS, MD, JD, PhD, EdD, etc.).

BUSINESS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:

Accounting (Post-Master's Certificate)

Possession of a master's degree from an accredited institution within the last seven years, including the six business core courses.

 


School of Education


MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING (MAT)

ACCELERATED MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING (MAT)

All MAT Programs, Tracks, and Concentrations

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see Web site for details) and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Two letters of recommendation for graduate study.
  3. Résumé.
  4. Personal statement of not more than two pages that describes the applicant's preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study.

Note: Prior to student teaching, the appropriate Praxis Test must be successfully completed and all content courses and conditions of acceptance must be satisfied. Accelerated students must submit scores at time of application.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (MSEd)

Concentrations in Principal/Supervisor, Principal/School Administrator/Supervisor, Literacy, School Counseling, Student Affairs and College Counseling, and Special Education

Tracks in Teacher of Students with Disabilities (TSD), Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant (LDT-C), Teaching in Inclusive Settings, or Autism

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see Web site for details) and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Two letters of recommendation related to the applicant’s competence for this graduate program and professional work.
  3. Essay (500 words or more) explaining why the applicant wishes to pursue this graduate program.
  4. Teaching certification may be required based on program of study.

Concentration in Speech-Language Pathology

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see Web site for details) and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. GRE scores (taken within last 5 years). Students who hold a master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution are not required to submit GRE scores.
  3. Essay (500 words or more) explaining why you want to pursue a career in Speech Language Pathology.
  4. Two professional letters of recommendation.
  5. Video statements are optional. Applicants are instructed how to submit the statement after they have submitted their application for graduate admission.
  6. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively in order to meet ASHA’s standards of clinical competence. Specifically, successful candidates “must have demonstrated communication skills sufficient to achieve effective clinical and professional interaction with clients/patients and relevant others.” Source: 2014 Standards for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology: www.asha.org/Certification/2014-Speech-Language-Pathology-Certification-Standards/
  7. Completion of 18 credits of speech language pathology pre-requisite courses.

Certification Requirements:

Principal/Supervisor: Upon completion, you must provide documentation evidencing completion of five years of successful educational experience under a valid provisional or standard NJ or equivalent out-of-state certificate to be eligible for the endorsement.

Principal/School Administrator/Supervisor: Upon completion, you must provide documentation evidencing completion of five years of successful educational experience in a public or non-public school, a public or non-public school district, or a regionally accredited higher educational setting in New Jersey or out-of-state.

Literacy: Upon completion, you must provide documentation evidencing completion of two years successful teaching experience to be eligible for the endorsement.

Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant (LDT-C): Upon completion, you must provide documentation evidencing completion of three years successful teaching experience with a standard NJ or out-of-state instructional certificate to be eligible for the endorsement.

Teaching in Inclusive Settings: Must be a certified teacher.

Autism: Must be a certified teacher.

EDUCATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS:

Applied Behavioral Analysis

Autism

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see Web site for details) and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Personal essay (500 words or more) explaining why the candidate wants to pursue this degree.
  3. Two professional letters of recommendation.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Accelerated Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see Web site for details) and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.

EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT PROGRAMS:

Bilingual/Bicultural

  1. A degree in a K-12 school curriculum content area.
  2. Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing, or a standard NJ instructional certificate, or a Certificate of Eligibility with a teaching position in an ESL/Bilingual setting.
  3. A passing score for nationally recognized test of oral and written proficiency in both English and the target language.

Chinese

  1. A minimum of 30 credits in Chinese, which may include the art, culture, economics, history, and/or literature of China.
  2. See MAT requirements.

Director of School Counseling Services (Post-Master's)

See MSEd requirements.

Note: Must hold an NJ school counselor or student personnel services certificate or an equivalent out-of-state certificate and upon completion, provide documentation evidencing completion of three years of successful experience as a school counselor in grades P–12 to be eligible for the endorsement.

Early Childhood (Preschool through Grade 3)

See MSEd requirements. (If the applicant is not a certified teacher, the applicant must hold an NJ Certificate of Eligibility (CE) P–3 and be employed in a P–3 position requiring certification.)

ESL and Accelerated ESL

As an endorsement of practitioners in the school districts:

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a satisfactory overall GPA per state requirements (see Web site for details) and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Hold a Certificate of Eligibility with Advanced Standing (CEAS), provisional, or standard NJ instructional certificate. If applicant is not a certified teacher, the applicant must hold an NJ Certificate of Eligibility (CE) ESL and be employed in an ESL position requiring certification.

As an added part of an initial certificate program: Admission into any of the Monmouth University Initial Teaching Certification Programs (MAT).

Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant (LDT-C) (Post-Master's)

  1. Possession of a master's degree in education.
  2. See MSEd requirements.

Student Assistance Coordinator (SAC)

  1. Hold a standard instructional certificate, or a school psychologist, school social worker, school counselor, director of school counseling services or school nurse endorsement, or a valid Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor credential issued by the NJ Alcohol and Drug counselor Committee of the Marriage and Family Board, or a valid Certified Prevention Specialist credential issued by the Addiction Professionals Certification Board of NJ or hold a master's or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. Applicant must submit an essay of 500 words or more explaining why applicant wishes to pursue a SAC endorsement.
  3. Submit all official undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Note: Monmouth University students who are pursuing one of the above credentials in #1 can apply to this program and pursue it concurrently with their degree.

Supervisor (Post-Master's)

  1. Possession of a master's degree.
  2. See MSEd requirements.

Note: Applicant must hold a standard New Jersey instructional or educational services certificate or its out-of-state equivalent, and complete three years of successful, full-time teaching and/or educational services experience. Teaching and/or educational services experience completed in a New Jersey public school must have been under an appropriate New Jersey certificate.

Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Accelerated Teacher of Students with Disabilities

  1. See MSEd requirements.

 


Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences


MASTER OF ARTS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (MA)

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or University with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  2. Essay (500 words) highlighting personal and/or professional goals and objectives for wanting to pursue graduate study in the field of anthropology.
  3. Two professional letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the prospective student’s academic and/or professional competence.

MASTER OF ARTS IN CORPORATE & PUBLIC COMMUNICATION (MA)

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Two letters of recommendation for graduate study.
  3. Personal essay of not more than 750 words that describes the applicant’s preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study.
  4. Portfolio of experience that demonstrates a record of independent initiative and achievement in academic, career, and/or community settings. (Applicants who have earned an undergraduate degree the previous year must submit scores from the GRE.)
  5. Résumé.

COMMUNICATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS:

Human Resources Management and Communication

Public Service Communication Specialist

Strategic Public Relations and New Media

See MA requirements.

MASTER OF ARTS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MA)

Track in Homeland Security (Optional)

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Two letters of recommendation for graduate study.
  3. Personal essay of 250-300 words that describes your preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study in criminal justice.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HOMELAND SECURITY (MS)

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.50 overall GPA.
  2. Personal essay. For essay requirements, please visit our Requirements and Forms web page.
  3. Two professional letters of recommendation.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS:

Criminal Justice Administration

Homeland Security

See MA requirements.

MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH (MA)

  Creative Writing Concentration

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA, fifteen or more credits in literature or a related field, and at least one course in creative writing is strongly recommended.
  2. An application essay of 1,000 words describing your interest in creative writing, what you hope to accomplish in the MA program, and how you think the program will fit into your academic and career goals.
  3. A brief creative writing sample: four to five pages of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, or drama writing.
  4. Two letters of recommendation. Letters from current or former professors recommended; if these are unavailable, letters may be sought from current colleagues, or a current or recent supervisor.

Literature Concentration, Rhetoric and Writing Concentration

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA, fifteen or more credits in literature or a related field is strongly recommended.
  2. An application essay of 1000 words describing your interest in this program, what you hope to accomplish in the MA program, and how you think the program will fit into your academic and career goals.
  3. Two letters of recommendation. Letters from current or former professors recommended; if these are unavailable, letters may be sought from current colleagues, or a current or recent supervisor.

MASTER OF ARTS IN HISTORY (MA)

Optional Tracks in European Specialization, U.S. Specialization, and World History Specialization

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major.
  2. Two letters of recommendation for graduate study.
  3. Written statement that describes the historical areas the candidate wishes to study and details how graduate study will contribute to the candidate’s professional and academic goals.

MASTER OF ARTS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING (MA)

Optional Track in Addiction Studies

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING (MS)

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA.
  2. Two completed Monmouth University psychological counseling recommendation forms.
  3. Twelve credits in psychology or closely related field (including courses in personality theory, statistics, abnormal psychology, and research methods).
  4. Narrative (four to five pages, double spaced) in response to the questions outlined on the Admission Application Essay Form.
  5. GRE scores may be required, except for candidates with a master's degree in a related field.

 CERTIFICATE IN PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree.
  2. Current enrollment in a CACREP-accredited Master's program in Counseling or prior graduation from a CACREP-accredited Master's program in Counseling.
  3. Cumulative GPA of a 3.0 in the CACREP-accredited Master's degree in Counseling.

 MASTER OF ARTS IN PUBLIC POLICY (MA)

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA.
  2. Two-page typewritten personal statement (approximately 500 words) highlighting personal and/or professional goals and objectives for pursuing graduate study in the field of public policy and public affairs.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the prospective student’s academic and/or professional competence.

 


Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies


DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP)

  1. Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited master's in nursing program.
  2. Possession of an active RN license.
  3. National certification in the specialization as a Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Administrator.
  4. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  5. Have completed a graduate research course with a working knowledge of graduate statistics.
  6. Submit a letter of intent indicating professional goals and a vision for change.
  7. Résumé.
  8. Two professional and/or academic letters of recommendation.
  9. Official transcripts from all previous college work.
  10. Personal interview (telephone interview when appropriate) with the DNP Director.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT (MS)

  1. Students must apply via the CASPA application.
  2. The Supplemental Application with Technical Standards Acknowledgement form is also required. This form can be found at www.monmouth.edu/PA, and must be submitted along with a $50 application fee.
  3. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  4. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in prerequisite courses.
  5. Successful completion of the following prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better: Human Anatomy; Human Physiology; Chemistry I and II; Biology I; Microbiology (all science courses must have laboratory component); General Psychology; Medical Terminology; and any one of the following math courses: pre-calculus, calculus, or statistics.
  6. A minimum of 200 hours of shadowing/clinical experience documented by completed clinical hours documentation forms.
  7. Complete the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) in the past 5 years, with a combined verbal and quantitative score of greater than 320 and an analytical writing score greater than 4.5 in the revised GRE General Test (taken after August 2011). GRE requirements will be waived for applicants with a prior master's degree.
  8. Personal interview with the Admission Committee.
  9. Complete a background check prior to matriculation.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN)

Specializations in Adult-Gerontological Primary Care  Nurse Practitioner, Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Forensic Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education, and School Nursing

  1. Possession of a BSN from an accredited program, with a minimum 2.75 GPA. RN students with a baccalaureate degree other than nursing may be admitted into the "bridge" program. (Select RN to MSN program of study.)
  2. GRE scores may be waived pending a minimum of a "B" (3.0) earned in each of the first four courses of the program. Satisfactory GRE scores will be required to continue if a "B" is not earned in each of the first four courses.
  3. A personal statement (one to two pages) outlining professional goals.
  4. Two letters of recommendation. One year of clinical experience is necessary to begin the clinical specialty.
  5. A college-level course in health assessment. (An appropriate continuing education course may be substituted at the program director’s discretion.) This requirement does not apply to the Nursing Administration concentration.
  6. A current New Jersey RN license, a year of experience as a registered nurse, and proof of a current $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 liability and malpractice policy.
  7. Résumé.

NURSING CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS:

Adult-Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Administration and Nursing Education (Post-Master's)

  1. Possession of a master's degree in nursing.
  2. A current New Jersey RN license, a year of current experience as a registered nurse, and proof of a current $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 liability and malpractice policy.
  3. A personal statement (one to two pages) outlining professional goals.
  4. Two letters of recommendation. One year of clinical experience is necessary to begin the clinical specialty.
  5. A college-level course in health assessment. (An appropriate continuing education course may be substituted at the program director's discretion.) This requirement does not apply to the Nursing Administration concentration.
  6. Résumé.

Forensic Nursing; School Nursing; School Nursing (Non-Instructional)

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  2. A current New Jersey RN license, a year of experience as a registered nurse, and proof of a current $1,000,000 to $3,000,000 liability and malpractice policy.

 


School of Science


MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (MS)

Optional Tracks in Computer Networks, Databases and Intelligent Information Systems, and Security of Computer Systems and Networks

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major, preferably in the sciences or engineering.
  2. Two letters of recommendation for graduate study.
  3. Two semesters of calculus (I and II) with grades of "C" or better.
  4. Two semesters of computer programming courses within the past five years (equivalent to Monmouth's CS175 and CS176) at a recognized institution with a grade of "B" or better.

COMPUTER SCIENCE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:

Software Design and Development

See MS requirements.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MS)

Tracks in Management or Technology  

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA and 3.0 in the undergraduate majors. Candidates will have earned an undergraduate degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology, information science or business administration or majored in a field that requires a substantial component of software development and/or business administration.
  2. Applicants to the Technology track must have completed courses equivalent to Program Development I and II, Management and Organizational Behavior, Principals of Software Engineering, and Data Structures and Algorithms.
  3. Applicants to the Management track must have completed courses equivalent to Program Development I, Management and Organizational Behavior, Principals of Software Engineering, Financial Accounting, and Economics for Management.
  4. Applicants who have not completed one or more of these courses will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. They may be required to complete foundation courses before entering the program.
  5. No letters of recommendation or essay is required.

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (MS)

Optional Advanced Thesis or Non-Thesis Track

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in software engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or another engineering related discipline with a minimum 2.5 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major. Candidates whose major is not computer science or a related field may be admitted on a case-by-case basis.
  2. Demonstrate completed course work in computer programming, data structures and algorithms, and software engineering. Applicants who have not completed course work in these areas will be required to complete the preparatory/foundation courses as necessary.
  3. Thesis track students must hold a bachelor's degree in software engineering from a college or university accredited by its regional accrediting agency.

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS:

Software Development

Software Engineering

See MS requirements.

 


School of Social Work


MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (MSW)

Concentrations in International and Community Development, and Clinical Practice with Families and Children

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major. Social work education is grounded in the liberal arts and contains a coherent, integrated professional foundation in social work (Council on Social Work Education–Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards). MSW applicants with a baccalaureate degree are required to have a strong liberal arts background with a minimum of one 3-credit course in each of the four areas of English, math, biology, and psychology. None of these four classes may be a CLEP*, they must be taken as college-level credit bearing classes. The program also prefers course work in history, sociology, political science, anthropology, and economics.
    *CLEP College-Level Examination Program®
  2. Three completed Monmouth University Department of Social Work recommendation forms.
    Recommendations must be submitted by professional references, and not by friends or relatives.
  3. Narrative (four to five pages, double spaced) in response to the questions outlined on the Autobiographical Statement Form.
  4. Candidates for advanced standing must have a BSW from a CSWE-accredited program within six years of the date of application and submit the Monmouth University Advanced Standing Form.

SOCIAL WORK CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:

Play Therapy (Post-Master's)

A master’s degree in a medical or mental health discipline (ex: MSN, MSW, MA), and eligibility for licensure in that discipline.