Full Admission is available to students who desire to complete the Master of Arts in International Development Program. In order to be considered for full admission students must meet all additional 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 the completion of first 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. 

Key Dates

Step 3

Official Transcripts must be submitted no later than 30 days into students' second course in order to be considered for full admission in the next or subsequent term. 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.

Fully admitted students are able to:

If you have any questions please email admissions@wciu.edu.