Admission: Individual Education Courses for Professional Development

International applicants: Before applying, please review this information.

Application Requirements for Nondegree Admission

For admission to the Graduate School, applicants must hold either a bachelor's degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a postsecondary degree that is equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree earned from an officially recognized degree-granting international institution.

Nondegree Admission

For nondegree admission, applicants need to complete an online application and pay the nonrefundable application fee. Learn more about how to apply.

*Please note:  U.S. citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. who hold an international bachelor's degree, must submit official transcripts and diploma for evaluation to be approved for nondegree enrollment.  International applicants on visas are not eligible for nondegree enrollment.

Mail transcripts and other required documents to:
Penn State Great Valley, Admissions Office, 30 E. Swedesford Rd, Malvern, PA 19355.

Application Deadline

Rolling admission.  Applicants may apply throughout the year.

Helpful Information

Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Transcripts

The Admissions Committee will review an applicant's undergraduate and graduate transcript.  Individuals with a combined junior/senior grade-point average of 3.0 (B) on a 4.0 scale and appropriate course backgrounds will be considered for admission.  On some occasions, exceptions to the minimum grade-point average may be made for individuals with special backgrounds, abilities, and interests.