Admission Requirements

The following criteria must be met for admission to graduate degree and certificate programs offered by the Neuhoff School of Ministry:

  • A fully completed online application.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Students seeking consideration for the Master of Catholic School Leadership must also meet the following criteria:

  • Two (2) years of teaching experience.
  • A letter of recommendation from a supervisor. 

NOTE: Students who have deficiencies in their preparation may be admitted conditionally.  

Note: Per Texas House Bill SB1107, the School of Ministry requires first-time, transfer or readmitted students under the age of 30 to provide the university with evidence of vaccination against bacterial meningitis. 

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