Graduate Program English Requirements

All graduate applicants must obtain a minimum TOEFL-IBT score of 71 -or- a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 -or- a minimum PTE score of 48 -or- a minimum DET score of 100 for full-time academic admission, with the many exceptions for individual graduate programs: 

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Graduate Program Minimum English Proficiency Requirement

College of Aeronautics and Engineering
  • College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Programs

TOEFL 

(Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET 

(Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Aviation Management and Logistics (M.S.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Engineering Technology (M.E.T.), Aerospace Engineering (M.S.) & Aerospace Engineering (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Mechatronics (M.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
College of Architecture and Environmental Design
  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch), Master of Urban Design (M.U.D.), Master of Science in Architecture and Environmental Design (M.S.A.E.D.), Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A. I & M.L.A. II), Master of Healthcare Design (M.H.D.), Master of Science in Construction Management (M.S.)

TOEFL 

(Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET 

(Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

79

6.5

58

110

No

College of the Arts
  • College of the Arts

Schools

TOEFL 

(Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET 

(Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

School of Art                                      
79
6.5
58
110
No
School of Fashion
94
7.0
65
120
No
School of Music
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
School of Theatre and Dance
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
College of Arts and Science
  • College of Arts and Science
Programs
TOEFL
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Anthropology (M.A.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Applied Geology (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Applied Mathematics (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Artificial Intelligence (M.S.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Biological Sciences (All M.S. & Ph.D. programs)
100
7.0
68
120
No
Biology (M.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Biomedical Sciences (All M.S. & Ph.D. programs)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Chemistry (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
No
Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Computer Science (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Creative Writing (M.F.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Criminology and Criminal Justice (M.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Data Science (M.S.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
English (M.A. & Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
English Rhetoric and Composition (Ph.D.)
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
French (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Geographic Information Science (M.G.I.S.C.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Geography (M.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Geology (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
History (M.A. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Latin (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Liberal Studies (L.S.M.)
102
7.5
73
130
No
Materials Science (M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Mathematics for Secondary Teachers (M.A.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Peace and Conflict Studies (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Philosophy (M.A.)
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
Physics (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Political Science (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Political Science (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Psychological Science (Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Public Administration (M.P.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Pure Mathematics (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Sociology (M.A. & Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Spanish (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Teaching English as a Second Language (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Translation (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Translation Studies (Ph.D.)
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Programs

TOEFL 

(Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET 

(Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Accounting (M.S.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes, starting Spring 2025
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes, starting Spring 2025
Business Administration (Ph.D.)
100
7.0
68
120
No
Business Analytics (M.S.B.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes, starting Spring 2025
Economics (M.A.E.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes, starting Spring 2025
College of Communication and Information
  • College of Communication and Information
Programs
TOEFL
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Communication Studies (M.A. for Fall 2024)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Communication Studies (M.A. for Spring 2025 and after)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Communication and Information (Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Emerging Media and Technology (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Health Informatics (M.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Knowledge Management (M.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Media and Journalism (M.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
School Library Media K-12 (M.L.I.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
User Experience (M.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Visual Communication Design (M.A. & M.F.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
College of Education, Health and Human Services
  • College of Education, Health and Human Services
Programs
TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Athletic Training (M.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Audiology (M.A., Au.D. & Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Career Technical Teacher Education (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Communication and Sciences Disorders (Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Counseling (Ed.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Counselor Education and Supervision (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Cultural Foundations (M.A., M.Ed. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed., Ed.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Early Childhood Education (M.A.T. & M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Educational Psychology (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Educational Technology (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Exercise Physiology (M.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Health Education and Promotion (M.Ed. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Higher Education Administration (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs (M.Ed. & Ed.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Hospitality and Tourism Management (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Human Development and Family Science (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Interprofessional Leadership (Ed.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Learning Science (M.A. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Nutrition (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Reading Specialization (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Research, Measurement, and Statistics (M.Ed. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
School Counseling (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
School Psychology (M.Ed., Ed.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Secondary Education (M.A.T.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Special Education (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Special Education (Ed.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Speech-Language Pathology (M.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Sport Administration (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
College of Nursing
  • College of Nursing

TOEFL 

(Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET 

(Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

83
6.5
55
110
Yes
College of Public Health
  • College of Public Health

Programs

TOEFL 

(Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET 

(Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

Clinical Epidemiology (MS)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Public Health (MPH)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Public Health (PhD)
94
7.0
65
120
No
College of Podiatric Medicine
  • College of Podiatric Medicine

TOEFL 

(Internet-based)

IELTS

PTE

DET 

(Duolingo English Test)

Conditional Admission

94
7.0
65
120
No
All Requirements

All graduate applicants must obtain a minimum TOEFL-IBT score of 71 -or- a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 -or- a minimum PTE score of 48 -or- a minimum DET score of 100 for full-time academic admission, with the many exceptions for individual graduate programs: Not sure what college your program is in? Check Majors and Degrees. 

  • College of Aeronautics and Engineering

Programs
TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Aviation Management and Logistics (M.S.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Engineering Technology (M.E.T.), Aerospace Engineering (M.S.), and Aerospace Engineering (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Mechatronics (M.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
  • College of Architecture and Environmental Design

  • TOEFL
    (Internet-based)
    IELTS
    PTE
    DET
    (Duolingo English Test)
    Conditional Admission
    79
    6.5
    58
    110
    Yes
  • College of the Arts

Schools
TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
School of Art                                      
79
6.5
58
110
No
School of Fashion
94
7.0
65
120
No
School of Music
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
School of Theatre and Dance
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
  • College of Arts and Science

Programs
TOEFL
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Anthropology (M.A.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Applied Geology (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Applied Mathematics (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Artificial Intelligence (M.S.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Biological Sciences (All M.S. & Ph.D. programs)
100
7.0
68
120
No
Biology (M.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Biomedical Sciences (All M.S. & Ph.D. programs)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Chemistry (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
No
Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Computer Science (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Creative Writing (M.F.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Criminology and Criminal Justice (M.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Data Science (M.S.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
English (M.A. & Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
English Rhetoric and Composition (Ph.D.)
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
French (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Geographic Information Science (M.G.I.S.C.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Geography (M.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Geology (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
History (M.A. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Latin (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Liberal Studies (L.S.M.)
102
7.5
73
130
No
Materials Science (M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Mathematics for Secondary Teachers (M.A.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Peace and Conflict Studies (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Philosophy (M.A.)
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
Physics (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Political Science (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Political Science (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Psychological Science (Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Public Administration (M.P.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Pure Mathematics (M.A., M.S. & Ph.D.)
71
6.0
50
100
Yes
Sociology (M.A. & Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Spanish (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Teaching English as a Second Language (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Translation (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Translation Studies (Ph.D.)
102
7.5
73
130
Yes
  • Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Programs
TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Accounting (M.S.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes, starting Spring 2025
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes, starting Spring 2025
Business Administration (Ph.D.)
100
7.0
68
120
No
Business Analytics (M.S.B.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes, starting Spring 2025
Economics (M.A.E.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes, starting Spring 2025
  • College of Communication and Information

Programs
TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Communication Studies (M.A. for Fall 2024)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Communication Studies (M.A. for Spring 2025 and after)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Communication and Information (Ph.D.) 
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Emerging Media and Technology (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Health Informatics (M.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Knowledge Management (M.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Media and Journalism (M.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
School Library Media K-12 (M.L.I.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
User Experience (M.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Visual Communication Design (M.A. & M.F.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
  • College of Education, Health and Human Services

Programs
TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Athletic Training (M.S.)
94
7.0
65
120
Yes
Audiology (M.A., Au.D. & Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Career Technical Teacher Education (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Communication and Sciences Disorders (Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Counseling (Ed.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Counselor Education and Supervision (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Cultural Foundations (M.A., M.Ed. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Curriculum and Instruction (M.Ed., Ed.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Early Childhood Education (M.A.T. & M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Educational Psychology (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Educational Technology (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Exercise Physiology (M.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Health Education and Promotion (M.Ed. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Higher Education Administration (Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs (M.Ed. & Ed.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Hospitality and Tourism Management (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Human Development and Family Science (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Interprofessional Leadership (Ed.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Learning Science (M.A. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Nutrition (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Reading Specialization (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Research, Measurement, and Statistics (M.Ed. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
School Counseling (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
School Psychology (M.Ed., Ed.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Secondary Education (M.A.T.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Special Education (M.Ed.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Special Education (Ed.S. & Ph.D.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Speech-Language Pathology (M.A.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
Sport Administration (M.A.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
  • College of Nursing

TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
83
6.5
55
110
Yes
  • College of Public Health

Programs
TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
Clinical Epidemiology (M.S.)
79
6.5
58
110
Yes
Public Health (M.P.H.)
79
6.5
58
110
No
Public Health (Ph.D.)
94
7.0
65
120
No
  • College of Podiatric Medicine

TOEFL 
(Internet-based)
IELTS
PTE
DET 
(Duolingo English Test)
Conditional Admission
94
7.0
65
120
No