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Admissions Requirements

Students applying for admission to SBC must submit the following documentation to the Registrar:
  • Completed application for admission
  • Official high school transcript or GED certificate
  • Official college/university transcripts
  • Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood
  • Completed dorm/housing application if residing on campus
  • Completed FAFSA Application

Bachelor of Social Work Admissions Requirements

  • Must have an Associate Degree in a Humanities or Social & Behavioral Science related field
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.00
  • Completed Social Work application, which includes the following: 
    • Student Handbook
    • Demographic Information Form
    • Two Reference Forms
    • Personal Statement/Essay
    • Background Check/Disclosure Form
    • Student Responsibility Statement of Commitment Form
    • NASW Code of Ethics Statement of Commitment Form
  • Must complete SWK 255 Social Work in a Modern Society and SWK 257 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I with letter grades of "C" or higher
  • Program Interview
  • Meet all SBC admissions requirements

Graduate Program Admissions Requirements

Master of Business Administration
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.50 or at least 2.75 in the last two years of their degree program
  • Resume
  • Letter of application to the program. The letter of applications should address: career background with life experiences that have resulted based on the career decision. Description of one’s qualifications and preparation for a Master of Business Administration Degree
  • Meet all SBC admissions requirements
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or at least 3.00 in the last two years of their degree program. Please note: Students with cumulative grade point averages below 2.75 may still apply, to be considered for acceptance into the graduate program
  • Completed background check
  • Resume
  • Praxis I and Praxis II scores (if undergraduate degree was in teaching). Please note: Students who do not have a degree in teaching are encouraged to apply to the graduate program. Candidates who do not have a degree in education are not required to submit a Praxis I or Praxis II score
  • Two letters of recommendation. These letters should be completed by those who can attest to the candidate’s likelihood that they will perform well in graduate school.
    • Personal Statement--please include a chronology of your life experiences and professional experiences that include teaching or practicums that are important to you. Please include reasons as to why these experiences will assist you in the pursuit of a graduate degree
    • List the skills, abilities, values, and characteristics that you feel are important to being successful in graduate school, as well as your current or future career
    • Describe your short and long term goals, as well as the importance of these goals
  • Meet all SBC admissions requirements
Master of Science in Environmental Science
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 in the last two years of their degree program
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent – In this letter, the applicant should discuss research interests, academic goals, career goals, and reasons for wanting to attend graduate school. The applicant should discuss how previous work, academic, and personal experiences have prepared them for graduate education and have shaped their research interests
  • Demonstration of readiness for graduate school and scientific research – should be revealed in Letter of Recommendations, CV, and Letter of Intent
  • Meet all SBC admissions requirements