Graduate Students

Learn about admission and application requirements for students interested in University of Jamestown’s graduate program.

Ready to advance your career?

University of Jamestown offers four graduate programs. Each program is designed to help you make a transition—whether it’s to a new role at your current job or a new career at your dream job.

Select your program to learn about application requirements.

Graduate Programs

Admission Criteria for the Master of Arts in Leadership Program

  • A bachelor’s degree from an approved institution
  • A college GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • We do not require GRE or GMAT test scores

How to Apply

  1. Complete an application
  2. Submit a brief personal essay
  3. Provide two recommendations
  4. Fill out a Student Records Release Form
  5. Mail official transcript(s) to:

OnlineAdmissions@uj.edu

or

College of Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions
4143 26th Ave S, Suite 100
Fargo, ND 58104

The cohort Starting June 2023 is full and applications are being accepted for June 2nd 2024 cohort.

Admission Criteria for the Master of Education Program

  • A bachelor’s degree in education from an approved institution
  • A college GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • A current teaching license

 

How to Apply

  1. Complete an application
  2. Submit a brief personal essay
  3. Provide two recommendations
  4. Submit your teaching license
  5. Fill out a student records release form
  6. Mail official transcript(s) to:

OnlineAdmissions@uj.edu

or

College of Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions
4143 26th Ave S, Suite 100
Fargo, ND 58104

Admission Criteria for MS in Clinical Counseling Program

  • A bachelor’s degree from an approved institution with at least 18 psychology credits
  • A college GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • We do not require GRE or GMAT test scores

How to Apply

  1. Complete an application 
  2. Submit a brief personal essay
  3. Provide two recommendations
  4. Fill out a Student Records Release Form
  5. Submit a writing sample
    This sample should be a paper from a previous undergraduate or master’s level course, at least three pages long, and written in APA style. Please email your writing sample to OnlineAdmissions@uj.edu.
  6. Interview: in person or via Zoom
  7. Mail official transcript(s) to:

OnlineAdmissions@uj.edu

or

College of Graduate and Professional Studies Admissions
4143 26th Ave S, Suite 100
Fargo, ND 58104

 

There are two avenues to be admitted into University of Jamestown Doctor of Physical Therapy Program:

  • Direct Entry:
    Applications submitted as a senior in high school or undergraduate at University of Jamestown can be accepted to the Physical Therapy Program without applying through PTCAS (see below). The Physical Therapy Program will hold a position for the applicant, pending successful graduation from the University of Jamestown.
  • PTCAS.org
    Apply through the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service.

Learn more about admission requirements and how to apply for the DPT program.

There are two avenues to be admitted into University of Jamestown Master of Science in Clinical Counseling Program:

  • Direct Entry:
    Applications submitted as an undergraduate in the Behavioral Health program at University of Jamestown can be accepted to the Clinical Counseling Program without applying through PSYCAS (see below). The Clinical Counseling Program will hold a position for the applicant, pending successful graduation from the University of Jamestown.

Apply through the Psychology Centralized Application Service.

Learn more about admission requirements and how to apply for the MS in Clinical Counseling program.

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Why UJ Graduate Studies?

Small cohorts

We keep our programs small, ranging from 15-35 students per cohort, so we can focus on the success of each student.

State of the Art Facilities

Since YEAR, we’ve invested $X in new buildings and campus improvement projects—all to help strengthen our programs and empower our students.

Unmatched support

From day one, each student gets a faculty advisor. Someone who’s available to help you register for classes and secure a job after graduation—as well as everything in between.

Need additional support?

Our team is ready to help. Please reach out with any questions.

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Graduate Admissions Department

The Graduate Admissions Department is open M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. It is located at 4143 26th Ave So, Suite 100, Fargo, ND 58104.