Admission Requirements for Adult and Graduate Programs

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Admission requirements for degree programs offered by Ohio Christian University's College of Adult and Graduate Studies are listed below. The requirements are the same for onsite and online degree programs.
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Associate Programs

Bachelor Programs

  • A minimum of 50 semester credit hours from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • GPA of 2.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) on all prior work.
  • Completed application and payment of $25.00 application fee
  • Official transcripts must be sent to the Ohio Christian University AGS program from the sending institution either by fax or by mail in a sealed envelope.
  • Ministry Reference Form (Leadership and Ministry only)
  • Current, unencumbered Registered Nurse License in the state he/she practices (Bachelor of Science in Nursing only).

Graduate Business Programs

  • Must hold a bachelor or graduate degree from a regionally or ABHE accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 2.5*
  • Completed application and payment of $25.00 application fee
  • Official transcripts should be sent to the Ohio Christian University AGS program directly from the baccalaureate degree-granting institution, and any graduate institutions if transferring graduate hours, either by fax or by mail in a sealed envelope.

Graduate Ministry Programs

  • Must hold a bachelor or graduate degree from a regionally or ABHE accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75*
  • Education and experience requirements:
    • Minimum 2 years of pastoral or lay leader experience
    • Minimum 6 semester credits in Bible (undergraduate or graduate)
    • Minimum 3 semester credits in Theology (undergraduate or graduate)
  • Completed application and payment of $25.00 application fee
  • Official transcripts should be sent to the Ohio Christian University AGS program directly from the baccalaureate degree-seeking institution, any graduate institutions if transferring graduate hours, and any institution where a prerequisite courses were taken. They can be sent either by fax or by mail in a sealed envelope.
  • Ministry Reference Forms (2 references)

Certificate-Associate Level

  • Completed application
  • 12 credit hours or 1 year of work experience in order to enroll
  • Those with less than 12 hours of college experience must submit a copy of a high school diploma or GED
  • Proof of payment 

Certificate-Bachelor Level

  • Completed application
  • 24 credit hours or 2 year of work experience in order to enroll
  • Those with less than 24 hours of college experience must submit a copy of a high school diploma or GED
  • Proof of payment 

*Any applicant not meeting the above-stated requirements may petition for consideration for AGS Admission.


 

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