Graduate
If you have earned a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and would like to pursue a 100% online Master’s degree, you’re in the right spot and one step closer to advancing your career!

Or if you have earned a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and are looking to pursue the first and only Doctorate of Business Administration degree based out of New Mexico, you’re in the right spot and one step closer to making history!

Admission Requirements
 Doctorate 
  • Conferred Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • 3.0 graduate GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Three years or more of industry experience in selected field of study
  • 1000-1500 essay
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of reference
 Masters
  • Conferred Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited college or university
  • 3.0 undergraduate GPA (4.0 scale)
  • 500 word personal essay
  • Professional resume
Graduate Programs

Master of Arts in Christian Studies
Master of Arts in Communications
Master of Business Administration
Doctorate of Business Administration
Master of Science in Education - School Counseling
Master of Science in Education - Educational Leadership
Master of Science in Education - Teaching and Learning
Master of Science in Education - Online Teaching
Master of Science in Education - Educational Diagnostics
Master of Science in Education - Special Education
Doctorate of Education
Master of Science - Biology (Specialization in Forensic Biology)
Master of Science - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Science - Criminal Justice and Criminology
Master of Science - Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Master of Science - Health and Human Performance
Master of Science -Biology in Genetics
Master of Science - Psychology

Conditional Admission

If the applicant fails to meet one or more of the requirements for admission, the Graduate Committee may choose to grant conditional admission with the understanding that the student has one (1) term to satisfy the deficiencies specified. The student may take no more than three (3) term hours of graduate coursework as a conditional admittee. Additional documents may be required by program for students admitted conditionally.

Application Process
  • Explore University of the Southwest’s 100% online graduate programs.
  • Complete the free Graduate Admissions Application.
    • Graduate admission is granted on a rolling basis, with courses beginning every eight weeks.
  • Submit transcripts and required admission documents.
    • Transcripts and admission documents can be sent via mail to:

      • Doctorate of Business Administration
        Sandy Wilkinson - 833-879-4723 x701 - swilkinson@usw.edu
        University of Southwest
        Graduate Admissions
        6610 N Lovington Hwy, Suite T-20
        Hobbs, NM 88240

      • Master of Business Administration
        Brianna Lopez - 833-879-4723 x711 - blopez@usw.edu
        University of Southwest
        Graduate Admissions
        6610 N Lovington Hwy, Suite T-20
        Hobbs, NM 88240

      • Doctorate of Education
        Sarah Krohn - 833-879-4723 x710 - skrohn@usw.edu
        University of Southwest
        Graduate Admissions
        6610 N Lovington Hwy, Suite T-10
        Hobbs, NM 88240

      • Master of Education - School Counseling
        Lauren Shields - 833-879-4723 x710 - lshields@usw.edu
        University of Southwest
        Graduate Admissions
        6610 N Lovington Hwy, Suite T-10
        Hobbs, NM 88240

      • Master of Science in Education
        Melissa Williams - 833-879-4723 x707 - mwilliams@usw.edu
        University of Southwest
        Graduate Admissions
        6610 N Lovington Hwy, Suite T-10
        Hobbs, NM 88240

      • Master of Arts - Christian Studies and Communications, Master of Science - Biology (Forensic and Genetics) and Health & Human Performance
        Brandon Rodriguez - 833-879-4723 x 714 - brodriguez@usw.edu
        University of Southwest
        Graduate Admissions
        6610 N Lovington Hwy, Suite T-40
        Hobbs, NM 88240

      • Master of Science - Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Homeland Security and Emergency Management
        Kitty Keim - 833-879-4723 x 706 - kkeim@usw.edu
        University of Southwest
        Graduate Admissions
        6610 N Lovington Hwy, Suite T-40
        Hobbs, NM 88240?

  • Allow 48 hours to be contacted by an Enrollment Counselor for next steps.
  • Questions about the application process? Contact graduateadmission@usw.edu or Request More Info.

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