International Graduate Requirements

Admission Requirements for International Students Seeking Master's or Doctoral Degrees

Additional Requirements by Program

Below is a list of additional items typically required for various programs. Please contact your counselor for the most up-to-date requirements.

Graduate Business Programs
Work experience should be demonstrated adequately in a Resume or CV with references to be submitted during the admissions process. All non-native English applicants are required to submit proof of English Language proficiency. Students who present test scores that do not meet minimum English language requirements for direct admission to an academic program may be considered for conditional admission. Students with three-year Bachelor degrees from Indian institutions with a NAAC “A” rating in B.Com. and B.B.A. may apply to the MBA program. Evidence of professional awards and certifications is highly recommended, but not required.

Graduate Dental Hygiene (Online only)
Students applying for the online M.S. Dental Hygiene must have a Dental Hygiene license or certification and a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene from an accredited institution in the US or Canada. If other undergraduate (college/university) academic studies were done outside the U.S., a course-by-course evaluation of all academic work will be required. Please contact a NACES approved accredited academic evaluating service for more information (ECE or WES are preferred).

Graduate Education Programs
If post-secondary (college/university) academic studies were done outside the U.S., a course-by-course evaluation of all academic work will be required. Please contact an accredited academic evaluating service for more information. A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT) is required for the M.S. or Ed.D. in Education. Conditional Admission is not offered for this program.

Graduate Engineering Programs
GRE requirements vary by program of study. For specific details, please contact the Office of Admissions at admit@bridgeport.edu.

Graduate Health Science Programs
If post-secondary (college/university) academic studies were done outside the U.S., a course-by-course evaluation of all academic work will be required. Please contact an accredited academic evaluating service for more information.

Graduate Nutrition (Online only)
If post-secondary (college/university) academic studies were done outside the U.S., a course-by-course evaluation of all academic work will be required. Please contact a NACES approved accredited academic evaluating service for more information (ECE or WES are preferred).

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