Admission for postbaccalaureate applicants is determined by the department, not by the Office of Admissions.
If you are interested in pursuing Postbaccalaureate coursework please consult the major department before applying for admission.
Degree Seeking Postbaccalaureate
Students who would like to earn a subsequent undergraduate degree from OSU or complete prerequisites for a graduate program at OSU may apply for degree seeking Postbaccalaureate admission through the Office of Admissions. Applicants for consideration must submit an admission application along with official transcripts of all college work by the application deadline. Generally, applicants must meet the following admission requirements:
Please note that academic performance is not the sole criterion for admission to the university. The university may evaluate a person's behavior and background to determine their ability to maintain the standards of academic and professional conduct expected at the university.
You cannot earn a Postbaccalaureate degree in the same field in which you earned your original degree.
*Applicants wishing to be considered for admission to multiple programs must submit a new application and fee for each program.
Students who want to earn a subsequent major, minor, option, or certificate from OSU may apply for credential enrollment status using the Postbaccalaureate Admission Application. Students must complete the current requirements for a minor or certificate and receive the dean's approval. Students must also achieve a minimum GPA of 2.00 and complete a minimum of 15 credits in residence at OSU. A nonrefundable $65.00 admission application fee is charged. Students pursuing an additional credential will be categorized as Non-degree Credentials at OSU and not eligible to receive federal financial aid.
International applicants should also refer to the admissions procedures for undergraduate/graduate international students for deadlines, test score requirements, and additional information.