College of Human Development, Culture, and Media

Graduate Admissions Test Score Waiver Criteria

Select graduate programs in the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media require applicants complete a standardized test requirement and submit an official score report. Qualified applicants may submit a written request to waive the Test Score requirement based on any of the criteria outlined below.

GRE/MAT Test Score Waiver Criteria

Qualified applicants may request a waiver of the standardized test requirement if one of the following conditions is met:

  1. Undergraduate cumulative grade point average is 3.4 (on a 4-point scale) or higher
  2. Completed a master's-level degree and earned a 3.0 (on a 4-point scale) cumulative grade point average or higher.

To be formally considered for a GRE or MAT waiver, a written request must be sent via email to Ms. Brittany Scoles.  The transcript(s)* included with the applicant's application will be considered as part of the waiver process.  Students granted a waiver will receive written confirmation.

* An international applicant's eligibility for a GRE/MAT waiver is evaluated based on cumulative grade point average as determined by an official course-by-course transcript evaluation.