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Information for Prospective Student
The Conditional Admission period is intended to ensure that you are familiar with classroom expectations, time and technology requirements, and other factors that may impact your experience as a student. It also allows you time to determine, risk free, whether the University of Arizona Global Campus is the right university for you. If you are seeking admission to any doctoral degree program, you must meet the following admission requirements prior to the start of your first course at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
- Provide proof of a master’s degree from an approved accredited institution with a graduate level cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or an earned Doctoral degree from an approved accredited institution.
- Have access to a computer with an Internet connection for the Web-based programs and meet the minimum technology requirements and minimum computer skills, abilities, features, system configurations, hardware, and software outlined in the General Academic Information & Policies section of the Academic Catalog.
- Have the ability to study in English indicated by one of the following:
- Earned a bachelor's degree in which the primary language of instruction was English; or
- Successfully completed one of the following testing options within the approved timeframe as noted below. Copies of unofficial scores must be submitted prior to conditional admissions, and official scores must be submitted for full admission:
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum score of 500 paper-based or 79 Internet-based is required and the test must have been taken within the last two (2) years.
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A minimum score of 7 is required and the test must have been taken within the last three (3) years.
- Pearson. A minimum score of 60 is required.
Master’s degrees from nationally accredited institutions granted accreditation by the following accreditation agencies may be considered for admission:
- Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools, Accreditation Commission (AARTS);
- Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE, formerly known as AABC);
- Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC, formerly known as ACCSCT, NATTS or CCA-ACICS)
- Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS, formerly known as AICS or CCAACICS)*;
- Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, Commission on Accrediting (ATS);
- Council on Occupational Education (COE, formerly known as SACS-COEI);
- Distance Education and Training Council, Accrediting Commission (DETC, formerly known as NHSC);
- Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission (TRACS); and
- Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
* Credits earned from colleges and schools with this accreditation will be reviewed on a case by case basis to determine if the accrediting body was approved and in good standing when credits were earned.
The University of Arizona Global Campus reserves the right to deny admission or re-admission to any applicant. The University of Arizona Global Campus recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy and reserves the right to request documentation to establish or verify your identity at any time, for administrative or compliance purposes. You are expected to provide such documentation, and failure to do so may be considered a violation of the Student Community Standards. The University may deny or rescind admission to you for failure to authenticate your identity.
You are conditionally admitted to a doctoral degree program when you submit a completed application indicating that you meet admission requirements outlined for that program and are approved by the Registrar’s Office. As an applicant in a conditional admission status, you are not eligible for Title IV funds and are not considered a regular student until granted provisional or full admission.
You must attend beyond Week 3 of their first course and have submitted official or unofficial college transcripts in order to be provisionally admitted to a doctoral degree program at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
Attendance beyond Week 3 constitutes your confirmation of your intention to continue in the program as a regular student. Upon attendance beyond Week 3 of their first course, you are considered a matriculated, regular student in your degree program. If you meet the requirements for Full Admission, you will be fully admitted into the degree program.
The following requirements must be met prior to the conclusion of the third (3rd) attempted University of Arizona Global Campus course in a degree seeking program. To start the fourth (4th) course, you must complete all the requirements subsequently outlined and must meet all admissions requirements applicable to your specific degree program. If you do not complete all requirements, you will not be fully admitted and will be withdrawn from the program.
- Submission of an official transcript from the approved accredited institution that awarded the master’s degree indicating a minimum GPA of 3.0 or an official transcript from an approved accredited institution that awarded a doctoral degree, with a degree conferral date prior to the start of the first course at the University of Arizona Global Campus.
- Submission of official test scores from one of the approved English Language testing agencies as reflected under the conditional admissions requirements, if required for admission.
Transfer up to 30 graduate-level semester credits from an approved accredited college or university.* Call now for more information at 866.711.1700.
* The transferability of credits is subject to the University of Arizona Global Campus transfer credit policies and requires the submission of official transcripts. The official transcripts will be evaluated to determine the credits that will officially apply toward a UAGC degree program.
Records Management staff will begin requesting official transcripts from schools where any graduate-level credit was earned, using the signed Transcript Request form.
This request includes:
- College or university transcripts from institutions where graduate credit was earned
- Military credits evaluated for equivalency to graduate-level college credits
Once these transcripts have been received, the Registrar’s Office staff will complete your transfer credit evaluation.
At the conclusion of the third (3rd) attempted University of Arizona Global Campus course in a degree-seeking program, if any transcripts from institutions where graduate credit was earned have not yet been received, the Registrar’s Office staff will proceed with the transfer credit evaluation of any transcripts received to date. Additional transcripts may be submitted for evaluation at a later date, should they become available.
If it is determined prior to the conclusion of the third (3rd) attempted University of Arizona Global Campus course that certain transcripts where graduate credit was earned are unable to be provided, you may sign and submit an Authorization to Close File form thereby waiving potential transfer credits from previously attended schools, to expedite the transfer credit evaluation process.
You are responsible for reviewing your transfer credit evaluation as well as your scheduled courses with your Academic Advisor and informing them of any courses that you feel are duplicative or equivalent in content to previously completed coursework.
You may submit official transcripts to the University of Arizona Global Campus for review of transfer credits at any time.
Let’s make sure you meet the basic admissions requirements to enroll at UAGC. This video explains requirements by degree level to help you make your enrollment process as smooth as possible.
*The transferability of credits is subject to the University of Arizona Global Campus transfer credit policies and requires the submission of official transcripts. The official transcripts will be evaluated to determine the credits that will officially apply toward a UAGC degree program