Priority Application Deadline
Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis. For consideration of financial assistance and priority registration, it is recommended that you submit your application by the following dates:
January 15 (fall admission), October 1 (spring admission)
Application For Admission
Complete the UWM Panthera Graduate Admission Application. Your reasons statement should reflect why you are interested in pursuing this particular program and how your career interests fit with the degree.
MUP Admission Requirements
Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is not required. If applicants believe that making GRE scores available to the admissions and awards process would provide additional information that would buttress their record in light of previous academic performance, GRE scores would be considered in that context.
International applicants are required to submit test results from the TOEFL or IELTS Minimum score requirements: TOEFL: 100(iBT); IELTS: 7.0 Institution Code: 1473. Applicants with TOEFL scores from 79-99 iBT, or an IELTS score of 6.5 may be considered for admission with the stipulation that further coursework in English be taken. Additional specific information for international applicants can be found at the Center for International Education website.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic and/or professional work. As part of UWM’s Panthera online application system, you will be able to send a request directly to your reference(s). The individual letter of recommendation can then be uploaded by your recommender directly into your online application.
MPA Admission Requirements
Apply and upload required materials on the UWM Panthera Graduate Admission Application.