All students applying for graduate admission to the University must complete an application, have a conferred undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited school, and meet programmatic requirements as determined by the degree program or school.
Masters of Business Administration (MBA), MBA-Accounting, and MBA-Healthcare Management
- Free online application
- Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of 3.0 GPA. 2.5-3.0 will be considered with the submission of a personal statement. Official transcript required.
- GRE or GMAT are not required
Masters of Education (MEd) - Educational Leadership
- Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. or international institution
- Official transcripts showing conferral of a 4-year bachelor’s equivalent degree are required from degree-granting institutions other than the University of Mount Olive.
- 3.0 GPA
- Four years as a licensed professional educator
- Three letters of recommendation from an individual who can attest to the candidate’s academic ability and/or leadership potential. Physical signature required.
- Writing Requirement
- Letter format using 12 point font (e.g. Times New Roman).
- Double spaced text and addressed to the Division of Education
- Essay length: 2-3 pages
- The letter of application must include your personal definition of educational leadership and a description of your career goals and interests in pursuing graduate study.
- GRE or GMAT are not required
Master of Science in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health
As a part of the Master of Science in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health, applicants will be required to:
- Submit response to two personal statements to include the following (250 word minimum for each question):
1. How does the Masters of Science in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health program support your professional goals? And, why is this graduate degree in counseling the right one for this season of your life?
2. Describe a time when you received feedback that was difficult to hear in the moment. How did you respond? How did the experience impact you directly?
- Submit a resume.
- Submit letters of recommendation from professional sources (e.g. undergraduate professors/advisers; employers; organizational leaders of volunteer organizations in which the applicant has worked; or clergy) that can speak to the applicant’s character, fitness for the counseling profession, ability to successfully manage graduate level coursework, two or three areas of personal and/or academic strengths of the applicant, and any areas for growth. Letters of recommendation submitted by the applicant should include the organization’s logo, a recommender signature, and recommender contact information (email and phone number). Letters of recommendation should be submitted as a PDF document.
- Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of 3.0 GPA. 2.5-3.0 will be considered based on submission of the personal statement. Official transcript required.
- Invitation to participate in a pre-admissions interview conducted by program faculty. Invitation to interview does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
- Online new student orientation is required prior to the start of the program.
- GRE or GMAT are not required.
Apply today and a personal UMO Admissions Representative will help guide you every step of the way.