Graduate Admission

Who May Apply

Albertus Magnus College welcomes applications from women and men of all ages, nationalities, and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds. Prospective students may apply throughout the calendar year.

How to Apply

Applicants to master degree programs may apply online or in person at our main campus in New Haven or our East Hartford Learning Center. Admissions counselors are available to support applicants through the admissions process. To schedule an individual appointment, please call 203-773-8505; 1-800-394- 9982; or e-mail admissions-pgs@albertus.edu.

Admission Requirements

Applicants to master’s degree programs must submit the following:

  • A completed application and a $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges attended
  • For non-native English speakers, proficiency in English as demonstrated by at least three years of successful academic work at a college or university using English as the primary language of instruction and evaluation, or by a minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper-based, 80 internet-based, or 213 computer-based
  • Proof of immunization in accordance with Connecticut State requirements
  • For online degrees, a Connecticut Driver’s License or DMV Photo ID
  • For applicants who intend to use Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational Benefits
    • Military, university and college transcripts
    • Certification of Eligibility letter or, for reservists, Notice of Basic Eligibility
    • Veteran’s Intent to Register form
  • Additional admissions requirements for particular degree programs as specified below.

New Dimensions Graduate Admission

The New Dimensions Program offers the following master’s degrees:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Management and Organizational Leadership

How to Apply

Applicants to master degree programs may apply online or in person at our main campus in New Haven or our East Hartford Learning Center. Admissions counselors are available to support applicants through the admissions process. To schedule an individual appointment, please call 203-773-8505; 1-800-394- 9982; or e-mail admissions-pgs@albertus.edu.

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 system*
  • For non-native speakers of English, proficiency in the English language, as demonstrated by at least three years of successful academic work at a college or university using English as the primary language of instruction and evaluation, or by a minimum TOEFL score of 550, paper-based; 80, internet-based; or 213, computer-based.
  • *Students who do not meet the above G.P.A. requirement may be admitted to the M.B.A. program on a provisional basis. Provisionally admitted students may be required to complete prerequisite courses or to earn a minimal 3.0 cumulative grade point average in 12 credits before being fully admitted to the program.

Applicants must submit:

  • A completed application form and non-refundable fee of $50.00
  • Official transcripts of all institutions of higher learning previously attended
  • Proof of immunization in accordance with Connecticut State requirements
  • For online degrees, a Connecticut Driver’s License or DMV Photo ID
  • Two letters of recommendation from former professors or professional associates
  • A written essay of 500–600 words, double spaced, detailing the applicant’s professional interests, reasons for applying to the program, and educational expectations

Transfer Credits

Albertus Magnus College will accept a maximum of 6 graduate credits from a regionally accredited institution toward satisfying the M.B.A. Such credits must satisfy degree requirements and must have been completed within the last five years prior to entrance into the program with a minimal grade of 3.0.

Transfer credits will be considered on an individual basis. Students must submit an official transcript showing proof of completion of the course(s) to be transferred. All requests to transfer credits must be completed prior to starting the program. Internal transfer students from other Albertus graduate programs must complete at least 50% of their requirements (24 credits) in the Albertus M.B.A. program.

Waivers

Advanced standing placement is possible for students with undergraduate business degrees. Students may receive a maximum of 12 credits waived based on undergraduate work completed within the last seven years. To receive a waiver, students must have earned a minimum grade of 3.3 in the undergraduate courses being considered. Course waivers are granted by the program director, who notifies students of any waivers at the time of admission to the program.

*Students who are already enrolled in another graduate program at Albertus will not be eligible for waivers. Waivers must be granted upon initial admission to an Albertus graduate program.

Master of Science in Management and Organizational Leadership (M.S.M.O.L.)

Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 on a 4.0 system
  • A minimum of two years’ requisite experience in an organization
  • Proficiency in the business application of personal computers
  • For non-native speakers of English, proficiency in the English language, as demonstrated by at least three years of successful academic work at a college or university using English as the primary language of instruction and evaluation, or by a minimum TOEFL score of 550, paper-based; 80, internet-based; or 213, computer-based.

Applicants must submit:

  • Application form and nonrefundable $50 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions attended
  • Proof of immunization in accordance with Connecticut State requirements
  • For online degrees, a Connecticut Driver’s License or DMV Photo ID
  • An essay (500 to 600 words, double spaced) that presents the applicant’s career interests, reasons for applying to the program and expectations for the program. The essay must cite a specific example of the most effective organizational team in which the applicant has participated and how leadership factored into its success.