Graduate Admission Requirements

Applicants may be admitted by meeting one of the following four options:

1.  Master of Science in Neuroscience 33 credit hour program and Master of Science in Clinical Neuroscience 36 credit hour program:  Applicants may be admitted into this program with a four-year baccalaureate degree in science allied health (or equivalent) from an accredited institution.*Applicants may be admitted with a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited institution*.

2. Prerequisite Courses:Prerequisite courses must be completed with a “B” or above.

    • Anatomy (or equivalent) (6 credits)
*Applicants who choose either #1 or #2 must have a minimum GMAT score of 450, GRE composite score of 1350, or MAT score at the 40th percentile.The GMAT, GRE, or MAT may be waived if the applicant meets one criterion of the following requirements:

  • Graduate degree from an accredited institution;
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a grade-point average of 3.0 or above;
  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a grade-point average of 2.7 or above with a minimum of two years of administrative, managerial, or professional work experience documented on applicant’s resume;
  • Completion of the first semester of enrollment of the Parker University MS Clinical Neuroscience or MS Neuroscience program with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and no grade below a B.

3. Provisional Admission

Students may be provisionally admitted to graduate program pending the completion of prerequisite course(s) with a grade point average of 3.0 with no course grades below a "B" for the first six credit hours in the MS Clinical Neuroscience or MS Neuroscience program. Students must complete the prerequisite courses prior to taking the complementary major-specific course.

4. Provisional Admission

Should a student not be able to provide all the required documentation for entrance into the program, at the discretion of the Dean or Associate Provost, the student may be allowed to register for one semester. Should the student not provide the remaining documentation for admission during the semester, the student may not register for additional classes. Failure to provide documentation or test scores or to achieve the grade point average required by the end of the first semester may lead to suspension or dismissal from the university.