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GRE/GMAT Waivers

Some graduate programs offer a GRE or GMAT waiver to specific applicants.  For eligibility requirements, view the details by clicking your program of interest below.  If a program is not listed below, a GRE or GMAT waiver is not applicable.

Applicants may be eligible for a GRE or GMAT waiver if they possess one of the following:

  • An advanced degree (e.g. master’s, doctorate, JD, etc.) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • A professional business – related certificate or license issued in the United States that requires a test of field-specific knowledge, work experience, and at least a baccalaureate degree (e.g. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), or Certified Financial Planner (CFP).
  • An earned undergraduate degree within the last 10 years from a regionally accredited institution, with a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • An earned Graduate Certificate in Business Foundations from Bridgewater State University with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 and no course grade below a B-.

The GRE will be waived for applicants who meet any one of the following criteria:

  • Have earned, or are completing, an undergraduate degree from Bridgewater State University
  • Have earned, or are completing, an undergraduate degree in Computer Science
  • Have earned, or are completing, an undergraduate degree in any major with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Were previously enrolled in the MS in Computer Science program and are applying for readmission.
  • Have earned an undergraduate degree outside Bridgewater State University and have completed COMP-151 and COMP-152 at Bridgewater State University and earned a grade of B or better in both courses.
Applicants to the Student Affairs Counseling, MEd are eligible a GRE waiver if they have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher from an accredited college or university.
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