Admission Requirements

In making decisions for admission, Marymount University takes a holistic approach to application review.

Priority Application Deadlines:

July 16: Fall enrollment
Nov. 16: Spring enrollment
April 16: Summer enrollment
Application Requirements:
  • Graduate Application*
  • Official transcripts of all postsecondary education including evidence of bachelor’s degree; directly to Marymount University's Office of Graduate Enrollment Services, 2807 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207, or via an online delivery system to
  • Professional résumé
  • An essay on a leadership topic provided
  • Interview with the Program Director**
*This program is not suited for students on an F-1 visa because the program can only be completed part-time.

**In addition to meeting university wide graduate admissions requirements, qualified applicants will be interviewed by the program director (or designee) for capabilities in management application and professionalism. Applicants to the program should have at least three years of managerial experience.

Dual Degree Requirements:  
Students applying to the Leadership and Management/Business Administration dual degree must meet the admission requirements of each of the two programs.

Additional Requirements for International Students:

For university coursework completed outside the U.S., an official course-by-course evaluation of your transcript is required from an evaluation agency with NACES membership such as World Education Services, Inc. or Educational Credentials Evaluators.

Students for whom English is a second language must submit a recent official score from the TOEFL of 96, IELTS of 6.5, or PTE Academic exam of 58, or documentation of program completion at one of Marymount University’s language partners. For complete information about International Admissions Guidelines and language partner programs, please click here.   

For additional information about the application process, please visit Graduate Enrollment Services.

Enrollment Coordinator Contact Information:

Paige MacMorland

Graduate Enrollment Coordinator
(703) 284-5905
Schedule an appointment with Paige

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Leadership & Management (M.S.)

Leadership & Management (M.S.)