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Admission Requirements

La Verne Engage 2017Admission to the Social Justice Higher Education Administration program requires the following:

  • Application and fee
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or above with a required GPA of 3.0 or above for the last 60 semester units of undergraduate study, and a GPA of 3.0 for any graduate study
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Two reference letters attesting to the applicant’s academic and professional competency (One academic, one professional recommendation are required)
  • A statement of purpose that includes an articulation of what is social justice in the context of higher education, why you are a fit for this program, a description of any social justice work experience in higher education, and a listing of short and long term goals
  • Current resume

Additional requirements may apply for international students:

  • Language proficiency (TOEFL IBT 80, IELTS 6.5, ELS level 112, or equivalent)
  • Credential evaluation is needed for international
  • Transcripts: www.naces.org