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Returning Applicants

Completed application due:
January 1st

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Part 1: Apply to Graduate School

The Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the University of Georgia, including those in the College of Education. The Graduate School website contains important details about the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.

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Most programs have additional requirements* beyond the Grad School application. Review Part 2: Apply to Program for admissions information specific to the MS in Applied Behavior Analysis.

*For example, you may need to schedule an interview and/or submit additional documents such as writing samples, a CV or resume, or a statement of purpose. Some programs require an official transcript, not just the unofficial transcript as required by the University.

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Part 2: Apply to Program

For the MS in Applied Behavior Analysis

Prospective students must have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and met the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate School for domestic and international applicants. Admission will be based on a portfolio of information, including the graduate application, official transcripts, a personal statement, letters of recommendation, and resume.

Students who meet all of the following requirements will be eligible to apply for the ABA Master's Degree Program:

  • Professional preparation
    Earned, or will have earned, a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution before the date of enrollment at the University of Georgia.
  • GRE or Miller Analogies Test scores
    Minimum GRE results of 146 verbal and 146 quantitative; alternatively, applicants may choose to take the Miller Analogies Test. We require a minimum score of 402 for the Miller Analogies Test.
  • GPA
    Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 for all courses taken.
  • TOEFL
    Foreign applicants will also need to score a minimum of 20 points each on the Speaking and Writing sections of the TOEFL, with an overall minimum score of 80. Test scores must be within five years from the date of application.

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