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University of Memphis

College of Professional and Liberal Studies

Memphis, TN

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Overview

University of Memphis / College of Professional and Liberal Studies is located in Memphis, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) Liberal studies
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Strategic leadership
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Training and development
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Human resources leadership
(Graduate Certificate) Liberal studies
(Graduate Certificate) Strategic leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Other Advanced Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for MPS)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

89
Applied
71
Accepted
49
Enrolled
80%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (for MPS)
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, letters of recommendation, personal essay, interview, minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (for MALS); portfolio in lieu of GRE (for MPS applicants with substantial professional work experience)
Additional Entrance Requirements Essay, letter of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 3
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

140
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.57%
Black or African American 57.14%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.14%
Unknown 1.43%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

2
Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 1
Male (1)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media ethics, history of psychiatry, public relations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3720 Alumni Ave
Memphis, TN  38152
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Irwin
Executive Dean
Email: rirwin@memphis.edu
Phone: 901-678-2716

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