To be admitted in good standing to any Cumberland University graduate program, you would need proof of having completed a bachelor’s or higher degree from any regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
A bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.5 GPA, or 3.00 in previous Master’s programs
(regionally accredited university)
Submit satisfactory scores on the Miller Analogies Test [MAT]
Completed Cumberland University online admissions application
$50 Application fee
Official transcripts sent from all previously attended colleges and universities
Provide three  confidential recommendations
Participate in an on-campus interview with the (MSP) Admissions Committee
Attend an orientation session
All application materials should be returned at least twenty (20) days prior to the beginning of the term in which the applicant expects to enroll. All materials, completed forms, transcripts, and test scores, should be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions, Cumberland University, One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087-3408. All materials become the property of Cumberland University and will not be returned.
Should an applicant choose not to enter the (MSP) degree program in the term indicated on the online application, notification should be given to the Office of Graduate Admissions of the change in educational plans and the new date of desired entry if applicable. Otherwise, the original admission will be cancelled and the file discontinued. A new application may be required for admission at a later date.
Three (3) weeks prior to the beginning of each term, a student may obtain a Class Schedule (Timetable) from the Office of the University Registrar or from the (MSP) Program Advisor. (MSP) students will be able to complete the pre-registration process with their advisor at a teaching location in Nashville-Davidson County. Payment of tuition and fees may be done in person or online.
Required Orientation Seminar
Students enrolled in the (MSP) degree program will have a required orientation, information, and overview session prior to the beginning of the term of enrollment.
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If you have any questions or need any help through your next steps, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Program Director, Dr. Bill McKee at (615) 547-1311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re here to help guide you through this process and discuss your future at Cumberland University.
The Admissions Office is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm CST. Please contact the Admissions Office at 615-547-1246 locally or 800-467-0562 to speak with our Graduate Enrollment Specialist or email email@example.com.