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All Master of Arts programs require an undergraduate degree for entrance into this program, but mature students may apply for a Master of Ministry or Certificate program. For more information about the admissions process and eligibility for our programs, please visit our Admissions Procedures page.
ST. STEPHEN'S UNIVERSITY
8 Main Street
St. Stephen, NB E3L 3E2
DO I QUALIFY? PROBABLY!
SSU aims to be a graduate school that is hospitable and generous. We encourage students to apply for entrance into our programs regardless of lack of previous post-secondary experience or credentials. We've devised a path of entry into our graduate programs for the hesitant through individual courses or eight-month certificates.
Please read SSU's eligibility requirements below to learn more:
TYPICAL ENTRANCE CRITERIA:
SSU normally requires an undergraduate degree from an accredited university in a related discipline (broadly defined) that gives the prospective student the tools to complete our coursework and flourish in our vibrant and growing learning community.
Prospective students therefore have a better chance of getting accepted into our program if they meet the following standards:
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY
TRANSCRIPTS THAT SHOW A MINIMUM 3.0 GPA (B), WITH A 3.3 GPA (B+) IN THE LAST TWO YEARS OF THE MAJOR
WHERE ENGLISH IS NOT THE STUDENT'S FIRST LANGUAGE, DEMONSTRATED PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH BY SCORING 550 ON A PAPER-BASED TOEFL, 86 ON AN INTERNET-BASED TOEFL, OR 6.5 ON AN IELTS EXAM. ALTERNATE LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TESTING MAY BE ACCEPTED BASED ON DEMONSTRATED EQUIVALENCY.
MATURE STUDENT ENTRANCE CRITERIA:
SSU welcomes all inquiries and applicants from anyone interested in our programs, including mature students who perhaps don't have the regular requisite undergraduate credentials like a bachelor's degree. SSU defines a mature student as follows:
DOES NOT HOLD A BACHELOR'S DEGREE
30+ YEARS OLD.
AT LEAST FIVE YEARS OF RELEVANT LAY OR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (BROADLY DEFINED)