Graduate Degree Admission Requirements

You will need to submit the following items when applying to a Park University graduate degree program:

  • Online application
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or the equivalent from an international institution, with at least a 2.75 grade point average (based on a 4.0 scale). Official transcripts must be provided. ( Please note individual programs have their own GPA requirements)
  • Application fee (The application fee is waived for Park University graduates. If you are a Park University alum, please select the “Check by Mail” option and do not send money.)
  • Official college transcripts from all institutions attended sent to Park University – Graduate Admissions, 8700 NW River Park Dr., CMB #104, Parkville, MO 64152.
  • International students require additional documentation. Refer to the International Student section for mandatory admissions requirements.

The following links may be helpful when completing your admission requirements:


Some graduate programs require additional documentation from applying students. View the programs below for detailed information about any additional requirements for admission.


Business Administration (Traditional): MBA

Communication and Leadership: M.A.

Education and Teaching

Healthcare Administration: M.H.A.

Music: M.M.

Public Affairs: M.P.A.

Social Work: M.S.W.

Sequential Masters Degree Option

A student who has earned a master’s degree from Park University may earn another master’s degree, substituting up to twelve (12) hours of graduate credit awarded by Park University through the first master’s degree to meet requirements for the sequential degree. For more information about our sequential degree options, contact our Graduate School Admissions team at (816) 559-5625 or




Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.