Master of Administrative Science - Admissions

Students may enter the MAS program the start of any term: Fall (September), Spring (January), Summer I (April) or Summer II (July).

Scholarship. 50% tuition scholarship for all applicants.

Admission requirements

GPA. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or better.

Previous university study. A minimum of four years of previous university study is required of all applicants for graduate study.

State authorizations indicate which U.S. States authorize FDU online programs for their residents.

Entrance exams. GMAT and GRE scores are NOT required.

Required documents

Official transcripts

All applicants must submit official transcripts.

For transcripts not in English, a notarized or certified English translation must accompany the original transcript.

A transcript is official only when it is sent directly from an institution to Fairleigh Dickinson University's School of Administrative Science, or when it is submitted with the application in a sealed envelope stamped by the institution.

Applicants must submit official transcripts for a minimum of four years of previous university study. Transfer and graduate applicants must submit transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended whether or not a degree was granted.

FDU students: How to apply for official transcripts

FDU students can view their transcripts online via Webadvisor and should visit the Enrollment Service Transcripts page for more information and to request official transcripts.


All MAS applicants must submit a current professional resume with their application.

English proficiency test

All applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit the results of a test of English proficiency to the Office of International Admissions.

Students from Australia, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and United Kingdom do not need to submit test scores.

The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is the most frequently submitted test. However, applicants may submit the results of other recognized tests including the IELTS. An IELTS score of 6.0. A TOEFL-C score of 213 or higher or a score of 79 on the new TOEFL is recommended for application to Fairleigh Dickinson University The test code for the TOEFL is 2263 (Metropolitan Campus).

Applicants who have previously attended an American high school, college or university for more than two years and have earned passing grades in English courses may request that the TOEFL/IELTS entrance requirement be waived.

Admissions procedure

Mail or fax application materials

Mail or fax the following required materials to the number or address below:

School of Administrative Science
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road, H-DH2-13
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
Fax: 201-692-7179

  • Completed online application form
  • Current professional resume
  • English proficiency test scores (if required)
  • Course registration form (optional)

Submit official transcripts

Request official transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate and graduate institutions and have them sent directly to the mailing address listed above.

These documents may also be submitted to the School of Administrative Science office by hand if they are in an envelope sealed with the stamp of the institution.

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