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Admission Requirements

Cedarville University is a Christ-centered learning community equipping students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth. Cedarville University invites applications to the Graduate Certificate in Bioethics nondegree program from those who:

  • Have a profession of faith in Jesus Christ
  • Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution (preferred GPA of 2.75 or higher)

Applicants must also affirm their commitment to the Cedarville covenant and agree to abide by the graduate student standards of conduct. Applicants should review the University’s doctrinal statement to understand our beliefs and Christian heritage, which serves as the foundation for our community.

University Admissions review the qualifications of each applicant on an individual basis. Applicants who present satisfactory evidence of their ability to perform at the graduate level are admitted to this certificate program. Cedarville University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.

Application

We encourage you to apply early for admission to Cedarville. As the applicant, you are responsible for gathering and submitting all the necessary documents required to complete your application.

  1. Application for Admission [online]
    Provide personal, educational, and professional information; submit a personal statement indicating your motivation and goals for pursuing this program.
  2. Transcripts
    Provide an official transcript from the institution that awarded your accredited bachelor's degree. If you have graduate credit you'd like to be considered for transfer, provide the related official transcript(s).
  3. Church Leader Recommendation [online] [pdf]
    Have a pastor or church leader within the church you attend who is familiar with your testimony and spiritual development complete this form. Recommendations from family members will not be accepted.
  4. Professional Recommendation [online[pdf]
    Have a colleague, professional contact, or former professor who has knowledge of the requirements of graduate-level work complete this form. Recommendations from personal friends or family members will not be accepted.

Note: Please review additional information and requirements for international students.

Note: Please review readmission information for existing graduate and adult students.

Your application will be processed and reviewed by University Admissions as soon as all of the materials are received. In most cases you will be notified by letter within three weeks of the admissions decision. However, some applications may need extended time for review or follow-up. If you have not heard within 30 days of submitting all the necessary documents, please contact us.