Admissions Requirements

Admission and application requirements for D'Youville's advanced degree programs vary.

General Admission Requirements

  • You need to have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. The exceptions are our chiropractic and pharmacy doctoral programs:
    • Chiropractic: Students who have completed at least 90 credits of a bachelor of science degree may apply to the chiropractic program.
    • Pharmacy: Students who have completed at least 65 credit hours of a bachelors of science degree may apply to the pharmacy program.
  • Your undergraduate record should be a B average of better in the major field.
  • If you don't fulfill admission requirements, you may be admitted provisionally.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must submit a minimum TOEFL score of 500.

Program-Specific Requirements

Review the list of requirements according to the specific program you're interested in:

Note to applicants: Remember these requirements are in addition to the general admissions requirements for graduate studies at D'Youville.

Master's Degree Programs - Requirements



Health Services Administration


Occupational Therapy


Doctoral Degree Programs - Requirements


Educational Leadership

Health Administration

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Physical Therapy



Advanced Certificate Programs - Requirements


Health Services Administration



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