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Non-Degree Graduate Programs

A person holding a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university who wishes to take courses for credit while not pursuing a degree may apply as a non-degree graduate student. 

If you have questions about the admission process or your application requirements, please contact gradadmission@butler.edu

Non-Degree Graduate Application Requirements

  • Butler Application
  • Official transcript from each college or university attended
    • Transcripts can be mailed directly from the issuing institution to Butler University or sent as an electronic transcript to gradadmission@butler.edu. The institution must be a regionally accredited college or university and the transcript must indicate the date the degree was conferred. If you are a Butler graduate, you do not need to request a copy of your transcripts. 
  • 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
Rolling until capacity is reached

Additional Application Requirements
One letter of recommendation; a personal statement explaning why you'd like to enroll in this program; resume

 

Graduate Secondary Content Area + ENL Licensure Project (certificate)
Start Dates Offered
Summer

Application Deadlines
Rolling until capacity is reached

Additional Application Requirements
Two letters of recommendation; a personal statement explaning why you'd like to enroll in this program

 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (certificate)
Start Dates Offered

Fall

Application Deadlines
Rolling until capacity is reached

Additional Application Requirements
Two letters of recommendation (for non-Butler graduates); official graduate transcripts; a resume; and a personal statement addressing how you will continue to infuse the College of Education's Core Values; a Master's degree in counseling