Completed Application: Found Online ($55 fee; waived for CHC graduates and Information Session attendees)
Official sealed transcripts of all previous college and university study (Applicants must have graduated, or anticipate graduating, from an accredited institution with a four-year bachelor's degree; waived for applicants whose most recent college is CHC.)
Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional sources. Recent graduates are expected to submit at least one academic recommendation; professional sources should be in supervisory roles, references from family or friends will not be accepted.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) describing all education, professional, work, and volunteer experience, and appropriate information regarding knowledge, skills, and abilities that will support your success in the program and profession.
Professional Goals Essay - The Goals Essay should be between 500-750 words (2-3 pages double-spaced). In your essay you should address the following questions:
Describe an accomplishment that is not reflected in your application. How will you use what you learned through that accomplishment to succeed in the MS in Organizational Leadership program?
Briefly summarize your professional accomplishments to date. Why do you want to earn an MS in Organizational Leadership? Include your goals after you complete the program.
Please proofread, as the essay will be evaluated for both content and grammar as a part of the admissions process.
Program Interview - after all requirements are received, qualified applicants will be contacted by email to schedule an interview with the Graduate Program Director to arrange a Zoom or phone interview.
After all requirements are received, qualified applicants will be contacted by email to schedule an interview with the Graduate Program Director to arrange a Zoom or phone interview.
Evaluation of Criteria
Upon submission of all criteria, the applicant's file is reviewed by the Admissions Committee and, if applicable, the Director of Global Education. The applicant will be notified of the decision regarding their application. Decisions are based on the strength of required criteria; correlation of applicant goals with program goals; ability to contribute to a collaborative learning environment as demonstrated throughout the admissions process. This includes appropriate and professional verbal and written correspondence.
Chestnut Hill College has a rolling admissions policy for graduate applicants and will review documents as they are received. In order to allow time for the admissions review prior to registration, the Admissions Committee recommends that a complete application with all materials is received by the following dates:
· Fall Term - July 1
· Spring Term - November 1
Before beginning the application process, if you have questions, please contact: