Admission Requirements


Creighton University Students

The admissions requirements for graduate programs at Creighton University vary depending on which of our more than 40 graduate programs you are interested in pursuing. For more information about the admissions requirements for your program, please contact the registrar’s office or the program director for your academic area of interest.

General Requirements

To apply to graduate school at Creighton University, you must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university. If you have an undergraduate degree, but are unable to meet all of the requirements for graduate work, you may be admitted on a conditional basis and required to take further undergraduate coursework.


Your graduate program of choice may require you to take the GRE, which you can do at test centers around the world. You’ll then need to request that your score come directly to Creighton from ETS, which administers the GRE. The Creighton school code is 6121. You’ll want to reference your academics program to see if you are required to take the GMAT instead.


If you are an international applicant, living in a country where English is not the primary language of instruction, you must demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting a minimum TOEFL score of 90 iBT (557 PBT) or a minimum IELTS overall band score of 6.5 (no sub score lower than 6). You are not required to submit a TOEFL score report if you received your baccalaureate or a higher degree from an accredited institution in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, or Africa (English-speaking only).

Non-Degree Seeking Student

If you want to take graduate-level courses but aren’t seeking a graduate degree from Creighton you may apply through our Non-Degree Seeking Student admissions application.