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Applying to Graduate Programs at Marietta College

Application procedures differ depending on the master's degree program you are considering. Below is a brief summary of each program's requirement, with a link to view the full requirements. Please contact the department of the program you'd like to enter for specific questions about their admissions.

Master of Arts in Psychology

Review of applicants is continual, and students may begin in either the Fall or Spring semester. Students applying are required to have completed either a bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in psychology from an accredited college or university or to have completed a minimum of twelve undergraduate credit hours in psychology. Students are also required to have completed specific psychology coursework and meet the minimum GPA requirement. GRE scores are asked for if their undergraduate GPA is below 3.0. Applying students are asked to complete an application, provide letters of reference and write a one-page essay.

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Physician Assistant Studies Program

Marietta College Physician Assistant Program applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution and have taken the pre-requisite coursework meeting a minimum GPA requirement. Applying students must submit GRE test scores with their CASPA application and meet the Technical Standards of the Program.

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Master of Athletic Training

Students enrolled in the Sports Medicine major at Marietta College can apply for the 3+2 or 4+2 option.

Students coming from another institution should apply during the spring semester of their final year and will need to submit their official transcripts upon completion of the bachelor’s degree through ATCAS. 

The quota of applicants accepted and enrolled in the program is limited to 15.  Students not accepted can resubmit an application the following year.

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Master of Sustainability Leadership

Admission requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree - any field is acceptable.  Sustainability Leadership is a multidisciplinary field of study. The ideal candidate would have an undergraduate degree that included coursework in business and science.
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale.
  • At least five years of work experience.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Statement of purpose, including career goals and interest in the field of sustainability leadership.
  • GRE is not required.

Required Documents for Completion of Application:

  • Official college transcript(s) showing completed BA
  • Resume showing at least 5 years of work experience
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

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International Graduate Students

In addition to the required TOEFL test scores and essay, international graduate students will be administered a writing test in the presence of an officer of the College. Based on the results of their writing sample, accepted students may be required to take English as a Second Language courses in preparation for graduate study. If so, additional tuition fees will be applicable.

Visit Areas of Study for a list of graduate programs and links to further information.


Graduate Student Vaccine Policy

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Statement of Nondiscrimination

Marietta College admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender orientation, or religious affiliation to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender orientation, or religious affiliation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, and athletic and other college-administrated programs. If you have any questions regarding our non-discrimination policy, please contact Marietta College’s Office of Human Resources.