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GRE/GMAT Testing

The GRE/GMAT is required only for Tier III graduate admissions and is available at these San Antonio testing centers.  Other certified testing centers may administer the test and scores may be sent to UIW. The institution code for UIW when taking the GRE with ETS is 6303.


SAS Graduate Admission Requirements

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General Degree Requirements:
All students seeking to admittance into a graduate program at the University of the Incarnate Word must meet the following general requirements:

  1. An earned Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students with a GPA between 2.0 and 2.5 can be admitted conditionally with an acceptable admission exam score.
  2. Submit official transcripts from each college or university previously attended. Students applying for admission into the graduate programs offered by the School of Applied Sciences must have their transcripts mailed directly from the college or university to the SAS offices.
  3. At least one of the following as specified by the degree program:
    • A nationally recognized entrance test specified by the discipline.
    • Evaluation by one or more professionals from the intended field of study.
    • Professional certification; or a degree, of equal or higher level than that sought, from an accredited institution of higher learning.
    • Letters of recommendation.

In addition to program appropriate Admission Policies; international students must submit a minimum TOEFL score of 560 and have transcripts and course descriptions translated into English.

For information on transfer credit for graduate courses, please refer to UIW's Graduate Transfer Credit Policy.

Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership

This program is designed for PK-12 teachers who want to continue in the classroom, while assuming leadership roles in their school and community. This program focuses on the “teacher as a leader” and empowers experienced master teachers to effect change and improve student learning. The concentration is appropriate for teachers who wish to advance their current work as teachers or assume master teacher roles as department heads, team leaders, curriculum leaders, instructional coaches or informal teacher leaders.

Please note: Students are not required to be certified teachers to enter this program.

Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership Admission:

A. Unconditional admission to the program will be granted to applicants who satisfy all general requirements for admission to graduate studies to include:

  1. Baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 GPA scale

  2. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work

  3. A completed application for admission to the School of Applied Sciences

B. Conditional Admission may be granted to the program if you have an overall undergraduate GPA of less than 2.5, and meeting all of the other requirements for unconditional admittance. You may be admitted with the understanding that you must achieve a minimum grade of "B" in each course completed through the first 12 hours of graduate study.

C. If you have not taken the GRE, you may be admitted with the understanding that you will satisfy the testing requirement during the first Fall or Spring semester of enrollment, as applicable.

International Students:

Proof of English proficiency is required for international students before registering and enrolling for classes. Graduate students must have a TOEFL score of 83, an IELTS score of 6.5 or completion of ELS level 110 English for Academic Purposes is required prior to registering for university courses. Students graduating from an accredited US university are exempt from the English requirement.

See our International Students admissions guidelines for more information on transcripts and transcript evaluation.  

For additional information regarding graduate admissions, email us your questions or call 210-757-0202 or toll free at 1-877-827-2702.

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Basic EKG Course

This online class will help a student be eligible to take a national certification test upon completion for Cardiac Rhythm Analysis Technician jobs.

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SAS Summer II term starts June 23, 2018
Application deadline: June 10
Registration is now open

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Health Sciences

Certificates, Associates and Bachelors degrees in the Health Sciences are available for those looking to start or promote themselves in the healthcare field.

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