Graduate Admissions

Welcome to Pfeiffer University’s graduate degree programs, where advanced academic challenges are coupled with real world experience.

Pfeiffer graduate students experience personalized instruction and hands-on internships to prepare them for career advancement.

Rolling Admissions

Pfeiffer University uses a rolling admissions system for all graduate programs except for Marriage and Family Therapy (MMFT). We encourage applicants to apply well in advance for space availability.

How to Apply

Our simple applications process takes only minutes to complete.

  1. Check the specific requirements of the graduate degree program to see if you have completed all prerequisite courses. (See below.)
  2. Begin the online application process by clicking here: Apply Online. Complete the application form and you will be directed to a personal landing page to complete the following additional requirements.
  3. Submit your official transcripts from all undergraduate colleges attended.
  4. Depending on program, submit your graduate admissions test scores. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) and Miller Analogies Test (MAT) are all acceptable.
  5. Submit a current professional resume.  A combination of past academic achievement and related work experience may qualify applicants for a waiver of the testing requirement. 
  6. Submit the required letters of recommendation.
  7. Veterans, please see our Military Benefits page for special programs.
  8. Check the specific requirements of the degree program to determine if you need to submit any additional materials to be considered for admission. (See below.)

Application Requirements by Graduate Degree Program

Pfeiffer University offers the following master's degree programs:

Programs may have specific requirements for admissions.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Master of Science in Leadership (MSL)

MBA/MHA Joint Degree

MBA/MSL Joint Degree 

MHA/MSL Joint Degree

Master of Science Financial Fraud Investigation (MSFFI)

Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (MMFT) (M.A.)

Please visit the master's in marriage and family therapy program page for details on February 1 and March 1 application deadlines and specific application process.

Master of Practical Theology (MAPT) (M.A.)

Master of Science in Education (MSE)

Master of Arts in Teaching - Special Education (MATSE)

Academically and Intellectually Gifted Add-on Licensure Program 

Graduate Tuition and Fees

Click here for current tuition and fees. Contact an admissions advisor about financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

Find detailed information for your unique situation by following the links below:


For more information about our graduate programs call (704) 521-9116 or email