Unaccredited Institutions in the US

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Do you have a degree from an Unaccredited Institution?

Not a problem! We just need this information sent to our office.

  1. Completed Application for Admission 
  2. Submit a $35.00 application processing fee (non refundable)
  3. Official transcript(s) from all postsecondary institutions attended
  4. Certification of acceptance of degree by the Deans of the graduate schools of 3 regionally accredited public institutions in the state where the unaccredited institution is located.
    (For names of accredited public institutions, contact the College of Graduate Studies.)
  5. Official GMAT, GRE or MAT test scores
  6. Complete 3 Graduate Reference forms
    (Must be completed by individuals who can provide qualitative assessment of applicant’s potential for success in graduate course work.)

College of Graduate Studies
Jacksonville State University,
700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, Alabama 36265-1602

If English is not the applicant’s native language, the applicant is required to submit an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score report or an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score report or the Pearson Test of English PTE.  A minimum score of 500 on the paper-based TOEFL, 173 on the computer-based TOEFL, or 61 on the internet-based TOEFL is required for admission. A minimum score of 5.5 on the IELTS is required for admission. A minimum score of 45 on the PTE is required for admission.  The TOEFL, IELTS, or the PTE are not required for international students who have earned a bachelor’s degree from a United States regionally accredited institution.


Program Requirements

A total score on the verbal and quantitative measures of the General Test of the GRE equal to or greater than 900 points or an MAT score equal to or greater than 40 points.


Applying for admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA)?

You need submit GMAT scores (minimum score of 400 on GMAT) and meet unconditional admission requirements.


Applying for admission to the Master of Public Administration (MPA)?

You need to submit GMAT,  GRE, or MAT scores and meet unconditional admission requirements.


Applying for admission to the Master of Science (MS) with a major in Computer Systems and Software Design

You need to submit GRE or GMAT scores and meet unconditional admission requirements.  


Applying for admission to the Master of Science (MS) with a major in Emergency Management

You need to sumbit GRE or MAT scores and meet unconditional admission requirements.


Applying for admission to the Master of Science (MS) with a major in Manufacturing Systems Technology

You need to submit GMAT, GRE, or MAT scores and meet unconditional admission requirements.


Applying for admission to the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)?

You need to submit GRE or MAT scores and meet unconditional admission requirements.