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Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship Admission Requirements

Admission Eligibility

To be eligible to enroll in the Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship program, students must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Application Requirements

A complete application to the Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship program will include the following materials:

  • Graduate admission application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, one of which must show the conferral of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Two letters of recommendation (from work supervisors or academic references)
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement that indicates reasons for wanting to enter the program and future goals
  • Writing sample (e.g., a research paper or senior thesis)
  • $40 domestic application fee, $75 international application fee

Applicants who have earned a degree outside of the U.S. or who will be considered international students must submit additional materials. Visit our International Students page for more information.

Applicants can upload supplemental application materials, send requests for letters of recommendation, and pay the application fee through our online application system.

Application Deadlines

The Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship program admits new students every quarter: fall, winter, spring and summer. It offers rolling admission, but the regular deadlines are set to assure students full consideration for admission and financial aid. The program will continue to accept and process applications after the regular deadline if space is available.


Regular Deadline


August 15


December 1


March 1


May 1

Information Sessions

Learn more about the Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship graduate program and meet with program faculty at an upcoming information session.

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