Admissions Requirements

  • Application: Completed and signed - Apply Online Now!
  • Official transcript(s) from the degree conferring undergraduate (and graduate if applicable) institution* you attended, preferably (but not necessarily) from a college or university that is institutionally accredited and endorsed by CHEA.
    • *Applicants with unaccredited Bachelor's Degrees can be considered for admission on a case by case basis.
    • Transcripted studies should reflect adequate preparation for study in the relevant graduate program.
    • How to Request a Transcript: View FAQs about requesting a transcript from your previous schools.
  • Minimum Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 required. Applicants with an undergraduate GPA below 2.5 will be considered on a case by case basis and must submit a GPA letter. A graduate GPA over 3.0 can also satisfy the minimum GPA requirement.
  • A curriculum vitae or resume indicating educational and work history, internships, and leadership roles or experiences.

International Students:

  • International applicants from non-English-speaking countries must provide a minimum TOEFL score of 79 (internet-based test), 550 (written test), or 213 (computer-based test) taken within 2 years of the desired term of entry. The institutional code for Eastern University is 2220. For more information visit As an alternative, scores for the Duolingo English Test are also accepted.
  • Eastern University requires a course-by-course evaluation completed for any international college courses taken. We accept evaluations from any member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization. Find a list of NACES members.
  • You can also submit an Evaluation Request Form through SpanTran to evaluate your credentials at a discounted rate.
  • Please see the Prospective International Students' First Stop website for information on additional admissions requirements.
  • Note: Where student preparation for the graduate program is in question, Eastern University reserves the right to admit students on a provisional basis or to deny admissions to the program.

“I am grateful to have the opportunity to study at my own pace and on my schedule. Eastern's support, resources, and quality of instruction has helped me to grow as a working professional.”

Chris Crain, MBA '23
Executive Director, Birmingham Metro Baptist Association

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