OSR Master’s program
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|OSR 19 Master's (Sep 2012–Jun 2014)||Accepting applications now for OSR 19 - cohort begins January 2013||Begin your application process online at bgi.edu.|
|OSR 20 Master's (Sep 2013 - June 2015)||Accepting applications for OSR 20 beginning September 2013|
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. If your bachelor’s degree was from a non-traditional institution where letter grades were not issued, you are required to take the MAT or GRE.
3.00 GPA in the last 90 quarter/60 semester credits recommended. Strong applicants with a lower GPA are encouraged to apply and may be admitted on a probationary basis.
Selection criteria — We are looking for a fit regarding:
Official transcripts from the last two years of the baccalaureate degree and any post-baccalaureate course work. A completed undergraduate degree must be verified prior to enrollment. Exceptions to the policy are noted with the degree requirements.
Students who have earned degrees from institutions issuing non-graded transcripts must submit ofﬁcial results from MAT or GRE.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam — Applicants who received most or all of their education in non-English speaking countries may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language exam.
Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to your qualifications for this program. Download the Organization Systems Renewal Recommendation Form (pdf).
Three- to five-page double-spaced, typed essay to help determine the fit between your goals and those of the OSR Graduate Program. Include the following in your essay:
Your current resume.
Your application will be reviewed, a faculty interview scheduled, and eligibility for acceptance determined.
A timed writing sample will be scheduled for those who reach the final screening. You'll be able to complete the assignment from your computer.
|cohort||tuition, payable quarterly||supplemental fee|
|OSR 19 (Jan 2013 - Jun 2014).||$39,900 ($6,650 per quarter).||
$4,200 ($700 per quarter)
Tuition and supplemental fees are payable in six quarterly payments. The tuition is spread evenly over the 6 consecutive quarters of the program. The supplemental fee covers all required reading material and residential costs for off-site sessions.
Additional fees currently include a one time application fee of $55. Parking near campus is not included. Students also collaborate to provide simple, healthy snacks about once a quarter during weekend sessions and may incur minor expenses related to this. These fees will be assessed and may be subject to change for the OSR 19 cohort.