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Website: http://luc.edu/math/msappliedstat.shtml

Degrees offered: B.S./M.S, M.S.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-July 15; Fall with consideration for assistantships, February 1; Spring-December 1

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola school code: 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Applicants who completed post-secondary education abroad are required to submit non-U.S. transcripts to Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (ECE) or Educational Perspectives for evaluation of credentials. The evaluation report must show that your non-U.S. education is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree to be considered for admission.

Prerequisite Requirements: a minimum overall GPA of 2.7; 1 year of Calculus; 1 course in Introductory Statistics. Consult with the Program Director for more information.

Program Contact Information: Dr. Timothy O’Brien can be reached at tobrie1@luc.edu and 773-508-2129

Application: https://gpem.luc.edu/apply/ 

Website: http://luc.edu/biology/ms.shtml

Degrees offered: M.S.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-June 1

Test Requirements:GRE general test. GRE subject test in biology for applicants without an undergraduate degree in biology or related science. Loyola school code: 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: Must demonstrate biological knowledge through completion of bachelor's degree in biology or a subdiscipline or through additional course work.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Terry Grande, tgrande@luc.edu or 773.508.3646

Application: https://gpem.luc.edu/apply/

Website: http://luc.edu/chemistry/graduate_program.shtml

Degrees offered: M.S., Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-June 1. Fall with stipend consideration: February 1; Spring-rolling admission

Test Requirements: GRE general test. GRE subject test in chemistry. Loyola school code: 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: B.A. or B.S. in Chemistry

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: mschmel@luc.edu or 773.508.3124

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://erikson.edu/default/academics/phd.aspx

Degrees offered: Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-February 1

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola school code: 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Interested students must apply to both Loyola and to the Erikson Institute. 

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: 312.755.2250

Application: https://gpem.luc.edu/apply/ (Loyola Application)

Website: http://www.luc.edu/classicalstudies/

Degrees offered: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall and Spring -rolling admissions

Test Requirements: No standardized test is required.

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Students' statement of purpose should explain concretely how the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate fits in their projected career of study. They should also submit a list of all the courses in Classical Studies or related fields they have taken at the undergraduate level, which form the basis of their plans. The program requires 2, rather than, 3 letters of recommendation.

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Program Contact Information: Dr. Gregory Dobrov, program director, 773-508-3655 or gdobrov@luc.edu

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/cs/academics/graduateprograms/msit

Degrees offered: B.S./M.S., M.S.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: No application deadlines. Applicants may apply to fall, spring, or summer term.

Test Requirements: No standardized test requirement

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: Completion of course work equivalent to: COMP 170, COMP 271, and COMP 264. Admitted students may take these courses as part of their graduate course work.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: gpd@cs.luc.edu or 312.915.7999

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/cs/academics/graduateprograms/mscs

Degrees offered: B.S./M.S., M.S.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: No application deadlines. Applicants may apply to fall, spring, or summer term.

Test Requirements: No standardized test requirement

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: Completion of course work equivalent to: COMP 170, COMP 271, and COMP 264. Admitted students may take these courses as part of their graduate course work.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: gpd@cs.luc.edu or 312.915.7999

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/cs/academics/graduateprograms/mscs

Degrees offered: B.S./M.S., M.S.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: No application deadlines. Applicants may apply to fall, spring, or summer term.

Test Requirements: No standardized test requirement

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: Completion of course work equivalent to: COMP 170, COMP 271, and COMP 264. Admitted students may take these courses as part of their graduate course work.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: gpd@cs.luc.edu or 312.915.7999

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/criminaljustice/graduate.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-February 1

Test Requirements: GRE general test is required in GPA is 3.3 or lower. Loyola's school code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Students should submit a two-page statement of purpose describing their career goals, research interests, and academic and practical experience that demonstrates the intellectual abilities needed to complete a M.A. degree. Students must also submit a writing sample in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines.

Prerequisite Requirements: Students must have taken a research methods or statistics course in any social science field as part of their undergraduate coursework. Bachelor's degree in criminal justice is not required, but admitted students with little or no background in criminal justice may be required to complete additional coursework.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. David Olson, program director, dolson1@luc.edu or 312.915.7563

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://www.ctsdh.luc.edu

Degrees offered: M.A.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-August 1; Fall with consideration for assistantships: February 1; Spring-December 1

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola's school code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: sjones1@luc.edu or 773.508.2835

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/english/graduate.shtml

Degrees offered: B.A./M.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-June 1; Fall with stipend consideration: January 15; rolling admissions for non-degree applicants

Test Requirements: GRE general test for MA and Ph.D.; GRE subject test in English for Ph.D. Loyola's school code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Submission of writing sample in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines. See program website for Advice to Applicants.

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Program Director, Dr. Caughie: pcaughi@luc.edu or 733.508.2241

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/history/graduate.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A., Ph.D. (History and Public History)

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall for Ph.D. and for M.A. with assistantship consideration-January 1; Fall for MA- May 1; Spring traditional M.A. only - October 1

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola's school code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Submission of thesis or writing sample at least 20 pages in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines.

Prerequisite Requirements: 18 credit hours in history coursework

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Michelle Nickerson, program director, mnickerson@luc.edu  or 773.508.2182

Application: https://gpem.luc.edu/apply/

Website: http://luc.edu/math/msmath.shtml

Degrees offered: B.S./M.S., M.S.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-July 15; Spring-December 1; Summer-May 1.

International Applicants: Fall-June 1; Spring-October 1; Summer-March 1

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola's school code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: Courses that are the equivalent to: 1 year of calculus, multivariable calculus, and a proof-based course such as number theory or linear algebra. A calculus-based statistics course is recommended.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Program Director, Dr. Rafal Goebel, rgoebel1@luc.edu or 773.508.7541

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/biology/ma.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-July 1; Fall with consideration for aid-May 15

Test Requirements: MCAT score report. Minimum score accepted is 25. Oldest MCAT score considered is three years prior to date of entrance to program.

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Applicants who have applied to medical school must submit an officially processed, accepted copy of most recent completed AMCAS, TMDSAS, or AACOMAS application and may use the statement of purpose from this application as replacement for Loyola requirement. Applicants must also submit a medical school application history document that notes how many times you have applied and the results of those applications.

Statement of Purpose should address:

  1. In what year(s) have you applied to medical school?
  2. For each year, how many U.S. allopathic or osteopathic medical schools invited you for an interview?
  3. For each year, how many of the schools at which you interviewed placed you on an alternate or waiting list?
  4. What benefit do you think you will gain from matriculating to our program?
  5. (If applicable): Please state whether you "have had no criminal or institutional actions" or include a separate statement with a detailed explanation of events if you have ever been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor; received a military discharge, honorable or otherwise; or been the recipient of any institutional action resulting from unacceptable academic performance or a conduct violation, even if the action did not interrupt your enrollment or require you to withdraw or does not appear on your official transcripts.

Prerequisite Requirements: Completion of courses that are the equivalent to: 1 year of biology, 1 year of general chemistry, 1 year of organic chemistry, 1 year of physics, & 1 year of mathematics (preferably calculus).

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: 773-508-3285

Application: https://gpem.luc.edu/apply/

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Website: http://www.luc.edu/philosophy/graduate.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A., Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: M.A.-rolling admissions. Ph.D Fall-April 15; Fall with consideration for scholarship: January 15

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola's school code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Submission of research paper in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines.

Prerequisite Requirements: See the Philosophy Department web page for descriptions of the prerequisites for the Ph.D., the M.A. in Philosophy, and M.A. in Social Philosophy programs

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Victoria Wike, program director,773.508.2735

or vwike@luc.edu

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/politicalscience/graduate.shtml

Degrees offered: B.A./M.A., J.D./M.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: B.A./M.A., J.D./M.A., M.A.- Fall- June 1; Spring-October 1 Ph.D- Fall-February 15

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola's school code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: Completion of at least 24 semester hours of undergraduate course work in political science or related fields.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: 773.508.3047

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://www.luc.edu/psychology/clinical.shtml

Degrees offered: Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-December 1

Test Requirements: GRE general test. GRE subject test in psychology. Loyola's code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Submission of resume in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines

Statement of Purpose should address:

  1. What is your specific area of interest in clinical psychology: child and family, adult, health psychology, neuropsychology, or other (please specify)?
  2. Among the many alternatives, why are you applying to Loyola University Chicago?
  3. What relevant clinical and research experiences have you had that have prepared you for advanced training in psychology?
  4. What are your short-term and long-term professional goals?
  5. Please identify at least two clinical psychology faculty members with whom you would like to work during your graduate training. Please visit LUC.edu/psychology for the latest information on faculty interests and research areas.

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: 773.508.2974 or jhamilt@luc.edu

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://www.luc.edu/psychology/developmental_overvi.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A., Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-January 15

Test Requirements: GRE general test. GRE subject test in psychology preferred but not required. Loyola's code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Submission of research paper in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines. Special Application Instructions: Applicants must submit a writing sample (thesis, term paper, etc.) as part of the application materials.

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Scott Tindale, program director, 773.508.3014 or rtindal@luc.edu

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://www.luc.edu/psychology/social_programs.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A., Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-January 1

Test Requirements: GRE general test. GRE subject test in psychology preferred but not required. Loyola's code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Submission of research paper in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines. Special Application Instructions: Applicants must submit a writing sample (thesis, term paper, etc.) as part of the application materials.

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Scott Tindale, program director, 773.508.3014 or rtindal@luc.edu

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

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Website: http://luc.edu/gradschool/mppmaua.shtml

Degrees offered: M.P.P., M.A.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-June 30; Fall with scholarship consideration- February 15; Spring-October 31

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola's code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Annette Steinacker, program director, asteinacker@luc.edu and 773-508-8639

Application: https://gpem.luc.edu/apply/

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Website: http://luc.edu/sociology/graduate.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A., Ph.D

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall Admission only: Febuary 1 (Ph.D.); May 1 (MA)

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola's code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Submission of research paper in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines.

Prerequisite Requirements: Applicants to the Ph.D program should have a bachelor's or master's degree in sociology or a related field.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Talmadge Wright, program director, 773.508.3451 or twright@luc.edu

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://luc.edu/modernlang/spanish_ma.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall-August 1; Fall with scholarship consideration: February 1; Spring-December 1

Test Requirements: There is no GRE test requirement.The OPIc test (Certified Oral Proficiency Test by computer)is required for applicants with a degree awarded by a university where Spanish is not the official language. Students from the Chicago area can contact the GPD to set up an appointment to do the test. Others, please go to https//:www.profluentplus.com/ to set up an account.

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: None

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Olympia Gonzalez, program director, 773.508.2872 or ogonzal@luc.edu

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://www.luc.edu/theology/

Degrees offered: M.A., Ph.D.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: M.A. Fall-July 1; Spring-November 1
Ph.D. Fall-January 15

Test Requirements: GRE general test. Loyola's code is 1412

English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 600 paper, 100 IBT. IELTS: 7

Special Application Instructions: Submission of writing sample is optional and if submitted, should be done in addition to the other supporting materials listed in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines. For Ph.D. applicants, submission of documentation of language requirements (see below) is required.

Prerequisite Requirements: Ph.D. applicants are required to have a reading knowledge of French, German, or Spanish. Students who intend to specialize in the Ph.D. degree program in New Testament or Early Christianity are required to have a reading knowledge of classical Greek and a reading competency in French, German, Italian, or Spanish.

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Wendy Cotter, program director, 773.508.2386 or wcotter@luc.edu

Application: http://gradapp.luc.edu

Website: http://www.luc.edu/womenstudies/academics_grad.shtml

Degrees offered: M.A.

Admission Terms & Deadlines: Fall -June 1; Spring-November 1

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English Language Testing Requirements: TOEFL: 550 paper, 79 IBT. IELTS: 6.5

Special Application Instructions: Submission of research paper in addition to the other supporting materials noted in the Step-by-Step Application Process Guidelines.

Prerequisite Requirements: None

Admission Contact Information: gradinfo@luc.edu or 312.915.8900

Program Contact Information: Dr. Suzanne Bost, program director, sbost@luc.edu and 773-508-8470

Application: https://gpem.luc.edu/apply/

Application Requirements

The Graduate School welcomes applications to either degree-seeking or non-degree-seeking status within a graduate program. Many graduate programs have specific prerequisites for admission (for example, completion of a particular undergraduate major or completion of certain undergraduate courses). Please review both the general Application Materials information in the link above, as well as the information specific to your program of interest in the list below.

Non-degree Seeking students may take graduate courses without being admitted to a master's or doctoral degree program.  If a non-degree-seeking student is subsequently admitted to degree-seeking status, a maximum of three courses (nine semester hours of coursework) may apply toward fulfillment of degree requirements, subject to the approval of the graduate program and the Graduate School.

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