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Application and $40 fee
Applicants must submit a completed application for admission and fulfill all of its requirements. An application fee of $40 must be submitted with the application.
Documentation of high school graduation or equivalent
Applicants must provide documentation of their high school graduation, passing educational development (GED) scores/transcripts, or other equivalent, state-approved diploma examination prior to starting a program.
Government-issued photo identification such as a driver’s license, passport, or state-issued ID card.
Verification of English proficiency if primary language
All required documentation that is not in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation. Click here to view international requirements.
As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to complete an interview with an Admissions Representative.
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Technology orientation and assessment
Applicants to online-only degree programs will be required to complete an orientation module that presents information on operating the learning management system, best practices for online learning, troubleshooting issues, and technical support. The orientation will end with an assessment to confirm that the applicant has received sufficient instruction.
Online education readiness evaluation (OERE)
The OERE assesses whether the student has the necessary skills, competencies, and access to technology to succeed in a distance education environment. Applicants are required to have access to a reliable computer (capable of running multimedia applications and navigating media-rich websites) and a reliable high-speed Internet connection.
Applicants should possess artistic skills. Traditional visual art classes and a foundation in sketching, sculpting, and painting are recommended prior to entering the program.
Applicants must demonstrate a minimum foundation in algebra II, pre-calculus, and trigonometry. Introductory programming classes are also recommended. Applicants must complete the Math Self-Evaluation and obtain a satisfactory score on a skills assessment test to enter a program.
In additional to the above admissions requirements, military program track (MPT) applicants must also be active members of the armed forces. Visit Military Benefits for more information and applicable degree programs, or call 800.226.7625 to speak with an Admissions Representative about how to begin.