Admission decisions for the M.S. Emergency and
Disaster Management are based on several criteria, including
motivation, maturity, work experience and leadership qualities,
along with academic records and test scores. Each applicant is
Admission to Saint Leo University's Master of Science in
Emergency and Disaster Management program is a simple,
straightforward process. Applicants should submit the following
materials 60 days before the beginning of the term in which they
wish to enroll.
All applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally
accredited college or university, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a
4-point scale, unless otherwise approved by the Director.
Completed applications will remain active for two years.
Conditional admission as non-degree-seeking students may be granted
only for up to six semester hours of graduate work.
Application, letters and transcripts can be sent to:
Director of Graduate Admission - MC2248
Saint Leo University
P.O. Box 6665
Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665
Applications from non-U.S. citizens are accepted as long as they
are able to show a financial ability to pay, meet all of the
academic requirements for admission, and have taken the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). All international students
whose native language is not English are required to submit the
TOEFL with a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213
(computer-based test) or 80 (Internet-based test). Applicants
holding an undergraduate degree from an academic institution within
the United States, an English-speaking country, or from an
institution where the language of instruction is English are not
required to take the TOEFL examination.