Admission to Graduate School

To be admitted to a graduate program at St. Ambrose, you must have earned a bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university by the time you begin the program.

Some programs may require you to enroll in courses to help you prepare for graduate studies if you do not have the equivalent background.

Choose Your Application

All Grad Programs except OT, PT, MPAS, MSLP

Click here to start your online application

Returning Students
Did you leave St. Ambrose and now want to finish your degree? See your options to return

OT, PT, MPAS, MSLP Applicants

If you are applying to occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, or speech-language pathology, use these applications:

Graduate Admissions Checklist

Admission requirements and deadlines vary per program.

The checklist below describes steps that are common to all of our graduate programs. To find out the requirements specific to a graduate program, contact that program directly.

1.  Complete the online Graduate Admission Application.
Note: Applicants for Occupational Therapy (, Physician Assistant (, Physical Therapy (, and Speech-Language Pathology ( should not use this application, but should use their respective centralized application service.  

2.  Submit official grade transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended. These transcripts must be sent directly from the institution to the graduate program to which you are applying for admission.

3.  If you are required to submit a personal goals statement, test scores or references, send these directly to the graduate program.


Graduate Admissions
Admissions and Welcome Center
310 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? St. Ambrose offers more than 60 programs and 27 athletic teams and sports to join on campus. Become an Ambrosian today!