Evening/Online Admission Requirements

Undergraduate Evening/Online Admission Requirements

  • To apply for undergraduate admission within the Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies, a student must submit:

    • A completed online application
    • Official transcripts from every college and university you have attended
  • To apply for undergraduate admission into the Applied Behavioral Sciences program, a student must submit:

    • A completed online application 
    • Official transcripts from every college and university you have attended
  • To apply for undergraduate admission into the Paraprofessional Pathways program*, a student must submit:

    • A completed online application 
    • Two copies of official transcripts from every college and university you have attended
    • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 required

    *must currently be working in a Special Education classroom as a Paraprofessional to be eligible for this degree program

Graduate Evening/Online Admission Requirements

  • To apply for graduate admission within the Education department, a student must submit:

    • A completed online application 
    • Non-native English speakers must submit proof of English proficiency. A TOEFL of 80 or 6.0 IELTS is required.
    • Official transcripts from each institution attended
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • A self-statement of 300-500 words
    • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • To apply for graduate admission within the Eckelkamp College of Global Business & Professional Studies, a student must submit:

    • A completed online application
    • Official transcript from the institution which granted the applicant’s undergraduate degree
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • A resume
    • A self-statement of 300-500 words

    For Master of Science in Accounting and Master of Business in Accounting there is also:

    • A GMAT test within the previous five years, with a total score of 475 or higher. This requirement may be waived if either of the following conditions is met:
      • Completed an undergraduate degree from an AACSB or ACBSP accredited program within the previous five years with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3
      • Completed a graduate degree in a field requiring significant analytical or quantitative work, such as business, economics, engineering, statistics, computer science or law with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • To apply for graduate admission to the M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology, a student must submit:

    • A completed online application
    • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required for full acceptance. Others may be admitted
      on probationary status pending demonstration of ability to perform quality work at the graduate level
    • A current resume with three references OR three letters of recommendation, one of which is from a current
      or recent supervisor. If this is not possible, please contact the program director
    • Self-statement: in 500 – 600 words, tell us your goals and reason(s) for pursuing graduate study in instructional
      design & technology
  • To apply for graduate admission to the M.S. in Computer Science, the applicant must submit:

    Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline before beginning the master’s program. Transcripts must show the following coursework, or students must complete the work prior to starting their M.S. degree:

    • Calculus I and II
    • Discrete Math
    • Computer Architecture or Organization
    • Operating Systems
    • C and (C++ or Java)
    • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • Database Management
    • Elementary Statistics Course

    Entrance Examinations

    • Overall GRE: 290 with Quantitative score of 150 and Verbal score of 140. The GRE test can be waived if any one of the following conditions is satisfied.
      • B.S. in Computer Science from ABET accredited program
      • B.S. in Computer Science or related field with a GPA of 3.5/4.0
      • M.S. in related field
      • 3 years of field experience in IT related area

    Grade Point Average

    • 3.0/4.0 full acceptance as long as other criteria are met.
    • 2.75/4.0 conditional acceptance. Must maintain 3.0 GPA for first 6 hours of course work, with no grade below B-.

    Personal Statement

    • In 500 – 600 words, tell us your goal(s) and reason(s) for pursuing graduate study in computer science.

    In addition, the following applies to international students.

    • GPA 3.0/4.0  (There is no “conditional” admission for international students based on their academic GPA.)
    • Three letters of recommendation must be submitted. A resume will not suffice.
    • If a student submits foreign university transcripts that we cannot evaluate, then the student must submit a WES evaluation of his/her transcripts.  (WES is World Education Services, a professional organization that will help with foreign transcript evaluation.)
    • Language requirement:   70 internet-based TOEFL (IBT)/ 6.0 IELTS/ 280 Fontbonne University Compass exam.
    • Copy of passport
    • Completed international student application
    • Proof of financial support in the amount of $23,330   (if student is not the sponsor,  a sponsorship affidavit of support is required)

Contact Us

Questions? Contact our Office of Graduate Admission and Professional Studies: 314-863-2220 | eveonline@fontbonne.edu

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