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How To Apply


Applications to Atlantic University's online master's and certificate programs are accepted at any time throughout the year. With four starts date per calendar year, students can begin their studies in Semester 1, Semester 2, Semester 3 and Semester 4.

2018 Application Deadlines

  Graduate Noncredit
Semester 1 December 4, 2017 December 18, 2017
Semester 2 March 12, 2018 March 26, 2018
Semester 3 June 11, 2018 June 25, 2018
Semester 4 September 3, 2018 September 17, 2018

How to Apply

The application form can be filled out online and submitted electronically for each of the six programs available. When applying online, you will need to fill out your biographical data, list the names of all institutions attended and certificates received, dates of attendance and/or award of certificate, and submit an application fee. Our application fees are non-refundable.


Noncredit Certificate Admissions

Atlantic University offers non-degree admission for students or those interested in receiving a non-degree certificate. Non-degree students must complete an online application for admission into the University. Read more about Noncredit Certificate Admission requirements.

Graduate Admissions

At Atlantic University, graduate students engage in small classes with dedicated faculty who are masters in their fields, recognized by peers, organizations, businesses, and industries across the country. Read more about Graduate Admission requirements.

Readmission Process

For students who have been away from their studies and wish to resume will need to reapply to the program for consideration. The returning student will need to fill out a program application, compose an essay stating why they wish to return, send in official transcripts (if not on file), and submit a non-refundable application fee.

Students should note that they will fall under the guidelines and policies of the current catalog when they reapply to the program.