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MPA, Public Administration
|Admission to the program may be achieved by completing the following requirements: |
Satisfactorily fulfill graduate admissions requirements for Brandman University.
If using Option Two in the graduate admissions requirements, submit passing scores from one of the following standard admissions tests:
Graduate Record Examination (GRE): achieve the required minimum scores on two out of three of the subsections of the GRE. (Minimum score for Quantitative: 141, minimum score for Verbal: 150, minimum score for Analytic Writing: 4.5)
Miller Analogies Test (MAT): achieve a minimum scaled score of 400.
Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT): fulfill the formula GMAT + (GPA x 200) > 1000
If using Option Four in the graduate admissions requirements, submit a portfolio of evidence that shows adequate preparation for graduate studies. The portfolio will contain: Writing samples that show graduate level communications and analytical skills; a detailed resume showing professional development and achievements; awards; professional recognition; letters of reference from persons who can attest to the applicant's ability to do graduate level work; and a letter of explanation detailing the reasons the student believes he or she is a good candidate for the graduate program. If the portfolio meets substantive approval of the reviewers, the applicant may be invited for an interview.
How to Apply
Complete and submit an Application for Graduate Admission
Provide official transcripts from the regionally accredited Baccalaureate degree granting institution and transcripts from all institution where post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted. Only credit from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted for transfers.International applicants or domestic applicants with transcripts from international institutions must also submit foreign transcripts.PLEASE DO NOT FAX TRANSCRIPTS OR TEST SCORES.
Please mail all official transcripts to the following address:
Office of Admission
16355 Laguna Canyon Road
Irvine, CA 92618
With the exception of transcripts or test scores, you may also fax additional required documents directly to the Office of Admission at (866) 659-1143 or e-mail the documents as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provide a letter of completion on institution letterhead and/or from registrar's office if you are currently completing a baccalaureate degree from an institution other than Brandman University.