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Graduate Non-Degree Programs

These programs are for prospective students holding a bachelor’s degree who wish to take courses for credit without pursuing a degree. Graduate non-degree opportunities include enrolling in graduate coursework without regular admission to a graduate degree program, or enrolling in one of Butler’s certificate programs, listed below. If you have questions about the admission process or your application requirements, please contact gradadmission@butler.edu.

Graduate Non-Degree Application Requirements

  • Butler Application
  • Request transcripts from each regionally accredited college/university attended.
    • Transcripts must be submitted directly from the issuing institution; institutions may submit transcripts online to gradadmission@butler.edu or by mail to the Office of Admission.
    • The institution must be a regionally accredited college or university and the transcript must indicate the date the degree was conferred.
    • Butler University transcripts are not required from current Butler University students and alumni. If you have submitted official transcripts from other institutions within the last three years, you may not need to submit them again. Please contact the Office of Admission to confirm.
  • Personal statement describing the area of study you're planning to pursue and/or courses you're planning to take, and why you'd like to do so. 
  • Additional requirements set by program (see below) 

PROGRAMS AND APPLICATION DEADLINES

College of Education

Applied Educational Neuroscience (certificate)
Start Dates Offered
Summer

Application Deadlines
Enrolling for cohort beginning June 22

Personal Statement 
Submit a personal statement explaning why you'd like to enroll in this program

Additional Application Requirements
Resume; one letter of recommnedation

 

Graduate Secondary Content Area + ENL Licensure Project (certificate)
Start Dates Offered
Fall 2019, Summer 2020

Application Deadlines
Rolling until capacity is reached

Personal Statement 
Submit a personal statement explaning why you'd like to enroll in this program

Additional Application Requirements
Two letters of recommendation

 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (certificate)
Start Dates Offered

Fall

Application Deadlines
Rolling until capacity is reached

Personal Statement 

Submit a personal statement explaning why you'd like to enroll in this program

Additional Application Requirements
Resume and a Master's degree in counseling