Graduate Admission Requirements
College of Professional Studies
The College of Professional Studies offers master's degrees in hospitality and tourism management, human performance improvement, and training and development.
Admittance to one of the college's graduate programs requires the successful completion of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. The college recommends a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the undergraduate level.
Applications for admittance are accepted and reviewed on a continuous basis for each fall, spring, and summer term.
Program offerings vary by campus: Hospitality and Tourism Management program is offered on the Chicago campus only. Human Performance Improvement and Training and Development provide hybrid, on-campus, and online options.
- Official Transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities.
- Recommended cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the undergraduate level*
- Resume/curriculum vitae
- Statement discussing your personal and professional goals, your interest in hospitality and tourism management, and how this program will help you achieve your goals.
- Undergraduate Prerequisites: additional undergraduate coursework may be required after consultation with faculty advisor.
- *Applicants to the Human Performance Improvement and Training and Development programs, with a cumulative GPA lower than 3.0, may be required to submit the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). This request will be provided by the Office of Admission after the initial review of all other application materials.
Submit supporting documents (i.e. resume/curriculum vitae, personal statement) to email@example.com.
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