Admission to the MA in Trauma-Informed Leadership requires the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any subject from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from the institution that awarded your bachelor's degree or higher. Please request that the registrar(s) send the transcript directly to Dominican, either in paper or electronically. Applicant-submitted transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope, signed across the seal;
  • Completed online application
  • $25 application fee
  • Statement of purpose explaining how the degree will fit in with the applicant’s personal and professional goals. Please refer to the questions in the application.
  • Resume
  • GRE scores are not required, but may be submitted to strengthen a candidate’s application

Applicants are accepted year-round. New students can begin taking electives in any semester; however, the core trauma-informed courses begin each January. Applicants are advised to apply at least one month prior to the semester in which they plan to enroll.

Applying to Certificate Program Only
Requirements
  • Completed online application
  • $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts from the institution that awarded your bachelor's degree or higher. Please request that the registrar(s) send the transcript directly to Dominican, either in paper or electronically. Applicant-submitted transcripts must be submitted in a sealed envelope, signed across the seal
Student-at-Large Status

An applicant wishing to enroll as a student-at-large, rather than as a degree-seeking student, must submit a student-at-large application, an application fee and official transcripts. Student-at-large status is permissible for one semester only and for a maximum of six-credit hours. International students are not eligible to apply for student-at-large status.

International Students

Please note: International students requiring a student visa are not eligible to apply to the Master of Arts in Trauma-Informed Leadership program.