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Master of Public and Nonprofit Administration Admission Requirements

Online Application FormFill out our application form.
Degree and Minimum GPAA bachelor’s degree

A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (consideration will be given to candidates with a 2.8 – 3.0 GPA with work experience and other qualifications, contact an Admissions Counselor for more information)
TranscriptsApplicants must submit an official transcript from the institution that granted their bachelor’s degree as well as unofficial transcripts from any other credit-granting institution. An official transcript is also required for any graduate work an applicant would like considered for transfer credit.
Additional RequirementsA personal statement, one letter of recommendation and a CV or resume must be submitted.
International Students: This degree is 100% online, international students are not eligible to obtain a Visa for this program.

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International Students

For international students, we require the submission of TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo test scores.

International Student Transcripts        

International transcripts that are in English and show a GPA or a CGPA, and a bachelor’s degree conferred do not require a transcript evaluation. If those items are not on the transcript, a transcript evaluation is required.  

Transfer Credit

Students can transfer up to nine credit hours of comparable coursework with program director approval.

When to Apply

To begin earning your MPA degree, apply to Calvin’s online program today.

For assistance with the application process, contact an admissions counselor at 616-200-4403 or request more information.