Apply to Graduate School

If you’re ready to join the North Greenville University family, then you’ve come to the right place! See below for the required steps to apply to NGU Graduate School.

The final sections provide instructions for additional resources with more information about the application process at NGU.

Before you continue, make sure you have your relevant personal information and academic materials on hand. This will ensure a simpler, smoother NGU application process for you.

  • Master Degree Instructions

    North Greenville University’s graduate school takes seriously its call to educate professionals.  We strive to provide a Christ-centered environment that will develop depth of understanding in content areas while establishing strong character.  Each program is developed to meet the specific needs of the student’s professional career. 

    Please find your degree of interest below to see the specific admission requirements.  At the bottom of the page you will find the printable documents required for admission to the school as stated under the degree of choice. Please email questions to Graduate Admissions

    • The self-reflective essay, which is required for all master’s level programs, is a writing sample designed to help us get to know you.  It is your story, and should tell why you want to pursue a degree at NGU’s graduate school.  The required length is 500 words.  This document can be mailed with your application or you may submit it electronically to our office.
    • Each program requires three reference forms.  Please obtain these printable forms from the links below.  Please complete Part I of each form and deliver it to your reference for them to complete Parts II and III.  Please be sure they understand we need their signature and contact information in Part III for the form to be complete. These forms are preferable to formal reference letters. 
    • Official transcripts are required for each program.  The Official Transcript form is also attainable from the links at the bottom of the page.  

    Submit all items to the Graduate Admissions.  Each program has its own specific term dates and schedule. Deadline for application is two weeks prior to the start of any program term for master’s level programs. See the program of interest Academic Calendar for the dates the terms will begin.

    Master of Business Administration

    Applicants for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program should submit their application with the following enclosures:

    1. 2 Professional References
    2. 1 Personal Reference
    3. All Official Transcripts (Download the Official Transcript Request Form below)
    4. A Self Reflective Essay of 500 words 
    5. $30 Application Fee

    Master of Arts – All Ministry Degrees

    Applicants for the Master of Arts – All Ministry Degree programs should submit their application with the following enclosures:

    1. 1 Professional / Employer Reference
    2. 1 Minister Reference
    3. 1 Personal Reference
    4. All Official Transcripts (Download the Official Transcript Request Form below)
    5. A Self Reflective Essay of 500 words
    6. $30 Application Fee

    Master of Education

    Applicants for the Master of Education (M.Ed.) program should submit their application with the following enclosures:

    1. 2 Professional References
    2. 1 Personal Reference
    3. All Official Transcripts (Download the Official Transcript Request Form below)
    4. A Self Reflective Essay of 500 words
    5. Copy of Teacher’s Certificate 
    6. $30 Application Fee

    Applicants for the Master of Music Education (M.M.E.) program should submit their application with the following enclosures:

    1. 2 professional reference forms from individuals who have knowledge of the applicant’s capabilities/professional musical experience
    2. 1 personal reference form
    3. All Official Transcripts (Download the Official Transcript Request Form below).  A 2.75 GPA in the undergraduate degree is required
    4. A Self Reflective Essay of 500 words relating the applicant’s personal goals to music education
    5. A professional resume
    6. Complete the diagnostic tests in Music Theory and Music History
    7. Have an interview with the Program Director and members of the Graduate Music Council in person, or by phone, email or Skype
    8. Provide a copy of a valid South Carolina teaching certificate or an out-of-state equivalent (or evidence of prior certification)
    9. $30 Application Fee

    Summary of Research and Professional Tools for Online M.M.E Degree

    Technology Competency Certification Document 

  • How to Apply

    Download, print and complete the following application material, and mail them along with a check for $30 to:

    Graduate Admissions
    T. Walter Brashier Graduate School
    North Greenville University
    405 Lancaster Avenue
    Greer, SC 29650
    United States of America

    Required Files to Download

    1. Employer / Professional Reference Form
    2. Personal Reference Form
    3. Minister Reference Form
    4. College Transcript Request Form

    *If additional testing is required, you will be notified.

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