Full Admission

Full admission is granted to students who have successfully completed a conditional enrollment period of 1 or 2 courses, and desire to continue studying in the Master of Arts in International Development degree program.

*In order to be considered for full admission students must meet the minimum full admission requirements listed below:


Full Admission Requirements

Step 1

Pass the Foundations of Biblical Faith introductory course with a B or higher.


Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher upon completion of 2 courses. (One of which must be the Foundations of Biblical Faith intro course).

Step 2

Fill out the Full Admission Application:

MA International Development Online Application. ($50 one-time application fee)

*Step 1 should be completed prior to filling out this application. 

Step 3

Official Transcripts must be submitted 45 days prior to the start of the term a student wishes to enroll as a fully admitted student. Official transcripts must be sent to WCIU directly from previous college(s) or universities.

Official transcripts and other documentation should be mailed to the following address:

William Carey International University

Office of the Registrar

1539 E. Howard St.

Pasadena CA, 91104


Students may send in electronic transcripts using "E-Script Safe" or a physical copy as well. For more information about submitting transcripts for transfer, please see the "Transfer Credits" section of the Catalog.

NOTE: Students have no more than 60 days after completing a conditional enrollment period to apply for full admission. Failure to do so, could result in ineligibility to continue in the MA program.