College of Graduate Studies at Middle Tennessee State University

Program Requirements for Admission


See individual programs for more specific information.

Program
Degree Offered / Concentration
Letters of Reference Required?
Required Test
Accounting and Information Systems M.S. / Accounting
M.S. / Information Systems
No
GMAT
Administration and Supervision M.Ed.
M.Ed. / Library Science
Ed.S.
Yes
GRE,MAT or PRAXIS
Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning M.Ed.
Yes
GRE, MAT or PRAXIS
Aerospace Education M.Ed.
Yes
GRE or MAT
Aviation Administration

M.S. / Airport/Airline Management
M.S. / Aviation Asset Management

Yes

GRE or MAT
Biology M.S.
No
GRE
Business Administration M.B.A.
No
GMAT
Business Education M.B.E.
Yes
GRE or MAT
Chemistry M.S.
No
GRE
Computer Science M.S.
No
GRE
Criminal Justice M.C.J.
No
GRE or MAT
Curriculum and Instruction in Educational Leadership M.Ed.
M.Ed. / English as a Second Language
Ed.S.
Yes
GRE, MAT or PRAXIS
Curriculum and Instruction in Elementary Education M.Ed. / Early Childhood
M.Ed. / Elementary Edu
M.Ed. / Middle School Edu
Ed.S. / Elementary Edu
No
GRE, MAT or PRAXIS
Curriculum and Instruction in Psychology Ed.S. / School Psychology
Yes
GRE
Dyslexic Studies Graduate Certificate
No
Economics

M.A. / Economics
M.A. / Industrial Relations

No
GRE or MAT
Economics Ph.D.
No
GRE
Engineering Technology M.S. / Engineering Technology
M.S. / Occupational Health and Safety
No
GRE
English M.A.
Ph.D.
Yes
GRE
Exercise Science M.S.
Yes
GRE or MAT
Foreign Languages M.A.T. / French
M.A.T. / German
M.A.T. / Spanish
No

GRE

Gerontology Graduate Certificate
No
Health Care Management Graduate Certificate
No
Health, Physical Education, Recreation M.S. / Health
M.S. / Physical Education
M.S. / Recreation
M.S. / Sport Management
Yes
GRE or MAT
History M.A.
M.A. / Public History
Ph.D. in Public History
Yes
GRE
Human Performance Ph.D.
Yes
GRE
Human Sciences M.S. / Nutrition and Food Services
M.S. / Child Development and Family Studies
No
Yes
GRE or MAT
Literacy Studies Ph.D.
Yes
GRE
Mass Communications M.S.
Yes

GRE
Mathematics M.S. / General Mathematics
M.S. / Industrial Mathematics
M.S. / Research Preparation
M.S.T. / Middle Grade Mathematics
M.S.T. / Secondary Mathematics
Yes
GRE or MAT
Music M.A.
Yes
GRE
Nursing M.S.N. / Nursing Education
M.S.N. / Nursing Administration
M.S.N. / Nursing Informatics
M.S.N. / Advanced Practice
No
Must hold current RN License
Professional Counseling M.Ed. / Mental Health Counseling
M.Ed. / School Counseling
Yes
GRE
Professional Science M.S. / Biostatistics
M.S. / Biotechnology
M.S. / Health Care Informatics

Yes
GRE
Professional Studies M.P.S. / Stategic Leadership
Yes
GRE or Portfolio
Psychology M.A. / Clinical
M.A. / Experimental
M.A. / Industrial/Organizational
M.A. / Pre-Specialist in Ed.S / School Psy
M.A. / Quantitative
Yes
GRE
Reading M.Ed.
No
GRE or MAT
Recording Arts and Technology M.F.A.
Yes
GRE
Social Work M.S.W.
Yes
GRE
Sociology
M.A.
Yes
GRE
Special Education M.Ed. / Mildly/Moderately Disabled
M.Ed. / Preschool Disabled
M.Ed. / Severely/Profoundly Disabled
M.Ed. / Vision Disabilities
No
GRE, MAT or PRAXIS