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It’s easy to apply to Saint Louis University’s online programs through the School for Professional Studies. Eight-week sessions for our undergraduate and certificate programs start six times a year. Graduate and post-bachelor certificate programs start twice a year in the spring and fall.

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Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • Age: 22 years or older (exceptions may be made)
  • Work Experience: at least three years or its equivalent
  • Education: high school diploma or composite GED score of at least 2250
  • Coaching Session: successful completion of a meeting with an academic coach (this can be done virtually or in-person)
  • Grade Point Average: minimum transfer cumulative GPA of 2.5 (unless qualified for conditional admittance)
  • Transcripts: official transcripts from most recent institution attended

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale) (Students with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be considered for conditional admittance)
  • Three years of full-time work experience or its equivalent (recommended)
  • Specified undergraduate coursework in related areas dependent upon the program
  • Knowledge of computer technologies involved in day-to-day business operations (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Three recommendations using an online evaluation form (not required for certificates)
  • Transcripts from most recent institution attended
  • Statement of professional goals
  • Resume or curriculum vitae