Located in the heart of the Washington-Baltimore-Annapolis region, Bowie State University boasts a best-of-all-worlds learning experience–30 high-quality master's, doctoral, and certificate programs delivered in a welcoming, supportive environment at affordable tuition rates. This unique combination empowers students to gain the advanced knowledge and leadership skills they need to excel in today's competitive business climate.
Graduate Degree Programs
College of Arts and Sciences
College of Education
College of Business
College of Professional Studies
Post baccalaureate Certificates
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online. The fee is $40 for master's programs and $50 for doctoral programs and may be paid by credit card or check.
Instructions and Requirements for Online Graduate Application
Instructions and Requirements for Online Doctoral Program Computer Science Application
Instructions and Requirements for Online Doctoral Program Educational Leadership Application
BSU Academic Catalog 2010-2012
Graduate candidates in the Master of Education, Master of Counseling Psychology, and Master of Human Resource Development programs can transfer up to 12 credits earned at another institution. No more than six credits may be transferred into all other programs. The credits transferred must:
- Have been earned at a regionally accredited institution within the past seven years
- Meet or match the requirements of the program in which the student intends to enroll
- Not have been used to satisfy the requirements of an earned degree
Students planning to enter in the fall semester should submit their application materials by April 1. International students should submit their materials by Jan. 1.
Students planning to enter in the spring semester should submit their application materials by Nov. 1. For international students, that deadline is Sept. 1.
Contact Us Today
Office of Graduate Admissions
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715-9465
Phone 301-860-3415 or 1-877-77-BOWIE
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