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Graduate Admissions Information

Take the first step to becoming a graduate student at the University of Providence. 

 

Be sure to look over our Application Requirements below to ensure that you’ve got everything in order before classes begin. Welcome to the Argo Family!

For a list of all academic programs, click here.

We are excited to announce our Partnership with BusinessCAS and GradCAS for most of our graduate programs. GradCAS and BusinessCAS are centralized application services that support students and universities in a more streamlined application process.

Individuals interested in applying for graduate programs (outside of Nursing) for Fall 2023 semester or later will need to submit their application through their respective CAS applications. See below for program specific information and requirements.

Applications are live for candidates interested in beginning in Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024.

School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Application Requirements
  1. Complete your application for Admission
  2. Submit required Application Fees
    • Spring 2023 or Summer 2023 – $50 application fee, submitted through our online application
    • Fall 2023, Spring 2024, or Summer 2024 –
      • Organizational Leadership Management: $48 application fee, required by BusinessCAS
      • Sports Management: $24 application fee, required by GradCAS
  3. Official transcript that shows completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. For BusinessCAS and GradCAS Applicants, transcripts should be submitted directly to the CAS. For all other applicants, transcripts can be sent directly to: University of Providence | Admissions | 1301 20th Street South |Great Falls, MT 59405.
  4. Graduate Personal Statement
  5. Current resume highlighting work, volunteer, or extra curricular experience.
  6. If an undergraduate GPA falls below 3.0, at the discretion of the program coordinator, the student may be required to complete the GRE exam. Recommended GRE scores are 150 verbal and 149 quantitative.
School of Health Professions and Sciences Application Requirements

General Application Requirements for All Health Professions Masters Programs

  1. Complete your application for Admission
  2. Submit required Application fees
    • Spring 2023 or Summer 2023 – $50 application fee, submitted through our online application
    • Fall 2023, Spring 2024, or Summer 2024 –
      • Nursing – $50 application fee, submitted through our online application
      • All other programs – $24 application fee required by GradCAS
  3. Official transcript that shows completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. For BusinessCAS and GradCAS Applicants, transcripts should be submitted directly to the CAS. For all other applicants, transcripts can be sent directly to: University of Providence | Admissions | 1301 20th Street South |Great Falls, MT 59405.
  4. Graduate Personal Statement
  5. Current resume highlighting work, volunteer, or extra curricular experience.
  6. If an undergraduate GPA falls below 3.0, at the discretion of the program coordinator, the student may be required to complete the GRE exam. Recommended GRE scores are 150 verbal and 149 quantitative.

 

Program Specific Requirements – Health Professions Masters Programs

Healthcare Administration Program
A placement essay is required.  The criteria will be emailed directly to you as soon as your admission application is submitted.

Infection Prevention & Epidemiology Program
Proof of completion of the pre-requisite courses: Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology I & II & Introduction to Statistics

Nursing Educator Program
Copy of your active nursing license.

Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program
1. Personal interview
2. Copy of your active nursing license.

 

Next Steps for Admitted Students
  1. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at www.fafsa.ed.gov send FAFSA results to the University of Providence (school code 002527). The FAFSA is available beginning Oct. 1 in the year prior to the academic year for which you are applying. You may be asked to provide follow up information as part of the financial aid process, so please pay attention to any communication from FAFSA or from the Financial Aid Office.
  2. Reply to your “Offer of Admission”. This form confirms that you are committed to attending the University of Providence.
  3. Pay your tuition deposit . This secures your place in our incoming class.
  4. Provide immunization records showing dates of MMR 1 & 2 vaccinations if planning to reside on campus (required by Montana state law for on-campus students).
  5. Complete the STARTUP Online Orientation course. Instructions on how to participate in this course will be provided for students upon submitting the tuition deposit.
  6. Health Professions Students will also be required to participate in mandatory program-specific immersions. Upon completion of the STARTUP Online Orientation course, a program manager will contact students about available immersion dates.
  7. Register for classes. Once you have completed the STARTUP course, an academic advisor will touch base with you to help you register.
  8. If applicants have coursework in progress at the time of application, an updated transcript showing completion of coursework will be required.
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