Physical Science (Combined BS/MAT)

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Program Title

Please refer to our programs of study page for a comprehensive list of all of the graduate programs offered within the university.

Admission Requirements
  • Bachelor’s
  • Master’s
  • Teacher Certification
  • Work Experience
  • Pre-requisite Coursework

The Graduate School requires the equivalent of a US Bachelor’s degree in order to be eligible to apply for a graduate program. Applicants with non-U.S. degrees need not submit transcripts. Instead, they must submit a course-by-course evaluation along with U.S. degree equivalency information of their coursework from any member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices. Please note: Applicants who have an international education may not apply as a last-term senior.

Application Checklist

In order to make applying for graduate school as seamless as possible for you, we have
created an application checklist. This checklist can be a reference point for you during the
application process to ensure that you have a comprehensive understanding of the steps
needed to apply, as well as all of corresponding supplemental materials for your specific
program of interest.

  • Application Deadline
  • Submit Online Application: Please create your online account by following the general application instructions (link) and pay the non-refundable $60 application fee. Once this step has been completed, the online portal will allow you to upload your supplemental materials.

The following is a list of the supplemental materials that will accompany your application for the Physical Science (Combined BS/MAT) program:

  • Transcript:
  • Essays/Personal Statement:
    • Info
  • Letters of Recommendation:
  • Standardized Test Scores:
  • International Students: The TOEFL is required for applicants to any program who earned their degree in a country where English is not the official language (TOEFL Waiver Rules). Moreover, International students must have their transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator. Please check this page for more information.
  • Portfolio:
  • Online Work Sample:
  • Resume:
  • Slideroom:
  • Auditions:
  • Interview/Portfolio Review:
Contact Us

If you have any general questions regarding the application process and requirements, please email or call us:
The Graduate School
Fax: 973-655-7869

If you have specific inquiries regarding your program of interest, please contact:
Program Coordinator: 
Ms. Carla Engstrom
University Hall 1160

Program Coordinator: Dr. Talida State
University Hall 2128A