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Information for Prospective Students

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MIC Program Prerequisites


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Completion of a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a minimum GPA of 2.75 in an approved major in a subject area covered by the MIC, and an overerall GPA of 2.75.

Admission to the UK Graduate School which requires a minimum of 2.75 undergraduate GPA, 3.0 GPA in any graduate work, and standardized test scores.

Demonstration of adequate skills in written and oral communication.

Demonstration of complex skills, understandings, and dispositions through the medium of faculty interviews, admission portfolio materials, and written or oral tasks at the time of the admission interview.

• Minimum GRE scores of 150 (verbal), 143 (quantitative), and 4.0 (analytical). Applicants can substitute GRE scores that do not meet the minimum with PRAXIS 1 scores.