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Admission Requirements and Procedures

Midwest University accepts applications at all times. When the review of the potential student's application is complete, the file will be submitted to the Admissions Committee for review, and applicants will subsequently be notified of the admission decision

BACHELORS DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • Application form for admission
  • $100.00 non-refundable application fee
  • A brief autobiographical statement
  • A high school diploma, GED, or Ability to Benefit Test
  • Applicaton Essay
  • Recommendation from church pastor or former teacher
  • Two recent photographs (for student ID)
  • Students who are applying for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Music must audition in their applied areas by submitting a recording on a DVD with their admission application form to the Admission committee for the decision of admission

REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULT DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM

This program specially targets adults who desire to change careers or improve their current educational standing by completing a bachelor's degree. In particular, the qualifying student will:

  • Have at least five years of work and/or volunteer experience
  • Have completed at least 60 credit hours through prior college/university work with an average 2.0 GPA. Students may enter the program with 45 credit hours but must complete the remaining 15 credit hours before a degree will be granted
  • Demonstrate a Christian Commitment

MASTERS DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • Application form for admission
  • $100.00 non-refundable application fee
  • A brief autobiographical statement
  • Official transcripts appropriate for the program: A bachelor's degree or its equivalent with GPA of at least 2.25 (on a 4.0 scale). A prerequisite for Master of Music degree is a bachelor's degree in either Music or Church Music or the equivalent from an accredited institution. Those who studied in music with any applied area or music education in bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited institution may apply for the applied area of Musical Arts Convergence in MM degree. Those who are as F-1 visa students must consult with music department of music office in advance for this applied area's study. A prerequisite for Master of Arts in TESOL Degree Program is a bachelor‘s degree and a TOEFL (or equivalent assessment) score of 550 and above on the institutional English proficiency exam, and the ability to clearly articulate the English language, which will be determined in an oral interview
  • Applicaton Essay
  • Recommendation from church pastor or former teacher
  • Two recent photographs (for student ID)

DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • Application form for admission
  • $100.00 non-refundable application fee
  • A brief autobiographical statement
  • Official transcript appropriate for the program:
    • Leadership
      • Master's degree
      • a 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA
      • three years of substantial post-master's degree experience
    • D.Min. in Pastoral Theology
      • the M.Div. degree or its equivalent degree
      • a 2.75 out of 4.0 GPA
      • three years of substantial post-master's degree ministry experience
    • D.Min. in Christian Counseling, Christian Education and Mission Studies
      • the master's degree from an accredited institution
      • a 2.75 out of 4.0 GPA
    • Music
      • Master's degree in either Music or Church Music, or its equivalent degree
      • a 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA
      • Students who are applying for the degree of Doctor of Music should submit an audition in their applied areas by submitting a recording on a DVD with their admission application to the admission committee.
      • An applicant for the DM whose master's degree was in a different applied area will be required to take two master level courses and a master's recital for the equivalent form master's degree applied area. The graduate recital requirement may be waived if the applicant had already completed three applied area courses or wants to take them all. If the prospective students decide to follow the admission policy regarding taking three prerequisite courses of applied area as a pre-doctoral study, they will not be required to follow the audition procedure.
    • Musical Arts
      • Master's degree in either Music or Church Music, or its equivalent degree
      • a 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA
      • Students who are applying for the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts should submit an audition in their applied areas by submitting a recording on a DVD with their admission application to the admission committee.
      • An applicant for the DMA whose master's degree was in a different applied area will be required to take two master level courses and a master's recital for the equivalent form master's degree applied area. The graduate recital requirement may be waived if the applicant had already completed three applied area courses or wants to take them all. If the prospective students decide to follow the admission policy regarding taking three prerequisite courses of applied area as a pre-doctoral study, they will not be required to follow the audition procedure. Those who apply for the applied area of Music Coaching in DMA degree are not required by such three prerequisite courses of applied area as a pre-doctoral Musical Arts degree program. Those who are as F-1 visa students must consult with music department in advance for this applied area's study application.
    • Ph.D.
      • Master's degree holder (Every major).
      • The completed course with grade C+ below would not be counted as credit hours.
      • GPA should be above 3.5.
      • Applicants should pass application screening before taking entrance tests. Application includes applicant's essay, recommendation letters, and transcripts.
      • The test areas are essay and English (reading).
      • Program faculties will interview applicants who take tests.
      • Application screening, written essay test, English test and interview respectively take up 100 points (Total 400 points). Admission would be given to the applicants who scored 320 points above.
      • Faculty committee will make all admission decisions
  • Applicaton Essay
  • Recommendation from church pastor or former teacher
  • Two recent photographs (for student ID)

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Midwest University

851 Parr Rd, Wentzville, MO 63385
(636)327-4645
usa@midwest.edu
Copyright © 2015 Midwest University
Staff Login