Office of Graduate Studies

The Office of Graduate Studies supports students and faculty by promoting graduate programs, facilitating the admissions process, assisting current graduate students, collaborating with various campus entities to better serve our students.

Advance your career with a master’s degree from Quincy University. Our programs are tailored to meet your needs as a professional working adult so you can achieve your educational goals and your career goals.

Graduate Admission Process/Requirements

Applications for admission into Quincy University graduate programs are accepted on a rolling basis, making it possible to begin at the start of any session. In addition to the list of items featured below, applicants should review specific program requirements. Submit all information to the Office of Graduate Studies.

Master of Business Administration Program – Required Application Materials:

  • Completed Quincy University Graduate Studies application, here
  • Official transcripts from any college/university in which undergraduate credit was earned including the transcript which verifies conference of a baccalaureate degree
    • (note: students who have attended school overseas may be required to submit an analysis of their transcripts by the Office of International Educational Services and submit a TOEFL score of 550 at minimum)
  • Submission of official GMAT score (if undergraduate cumulative GPA is  ≤ 3.0)
  • Two completed recommendation forms (located here)
  • 300-500 word autobiographical statement outlining applicant’s academic and work experience, and career goals

Tuition (per credit hour) $500

Master of Science in Education Program – Required Application Materials:

  • Completed Quincy University Graduate Studies application, here
  • Official transcripts from any college/university in which undergraduate credit was earned
    • (note: applicants must have or will have completed a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; a GPA lower than 3.0 may be considered for conditional admission)
  • All prospective MSE candidates seeking teacher certification must provide proof of having passed both the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency and the Illinois Content Test(s) appropriate to the area in which they seek certification prior to being admitted to the program.
  • All prospective MSE candidates seeking Curriculum/Instruction – Bilingual/ESL and Reading Education must provide documentation of current Teacher License.  This replaces the entrance testing requirement.
  • Professional resume
  • Two completed recommendation forms (located here)
  • 300-500 word autobiographical statement outlining applicant’s academic and work experience, and career goals

Tuition (per credit hour) $450

Master of Science in Education in Counseling – Required Application Materials:

  • Completed Quincy University Graduate Studies application, here
  • Official transcripts from any college/university in which undergraduate credit was earned
    • (note: applicants must have or will have completed a baccalaureate degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; a GPA lower than 3.0 may be considered for conditional admission)
  • Submission of official MAT score (note: a MAT score of 380 or higher, or an equivalent score on the GRE)
    • Quincy University proctors the MAT on campus by appointment for $75
  • Professional resume
  • Two completed recommendation forms (located here)
  • 300-500 MEC written sample (click for topic form)

Tuition (per credit hour) $450

Graduate Admission

Online Application Form
Recommendation for Graduate Admission (PDF)
MEC Writing Sample Topics (PDF)

You’re Admitted! What’s Next?

Congratulations! And welcome to the Quincy University family. We look forward to seeing you on campus and getting to know you better.

  • We’ve compiled information to help make your transition to Quincy University easier. Learn more.
  • Ensure your place in our incoming class by sending your enrollment deposit of $200. (This is required to enroll and will be applied to your overall tuition.)
  • You can pay your deposit online or mail it to:

Office of Graduate Studies

Quincy University
Francis Hall Room 121
1800 College Ave.
Quincy, IL. 62301

For more information about the Graduate Studies program, contact:
Allison Ramsey
Graduate Studies Coordinator
217-228-5432 ext. 3757

ramseal@quincy.edu

Applications are accepted throughout the year so you can start during any term.