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Direct admission to Marshall University

Undergraduate

  • Do you have a TOEFL score of 78+ or IELTS score of 6.0+?
  • Do you have a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or above?

If you meet all of these criteria, you may apply directly to Marshall »

Graduate 

  • Do you have a TOEFL score of 80+ iBT, or IELTS score of 6.5+?
  • Do you have a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or above?
  • Have you taken the GRE/GMAT?

If you meet all of these criteria, you may apply directly to Marshall » 

Pathway and English language programs

INTO Marshall's Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway programs are ideal for international students who need additional English language and academic preparation before continuing to a degree program at a US university.

INTO Marshall's English language programs are for students who want to become confident English speakers by studying at a US university. Select a program below to learn more:

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  • Undergraduate Pathway

    Leads to a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Energy Management, Finance, International Business, Management Information Systems, Management, Marketing or Risk Management and Insurance at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 2.0 high school GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 minimum subscores) or Completion of Academic English Level 4 with no grades below C

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 78 or IELTS 6.0 or Completion of Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Manager, Accountant, Financial Advisor, Business Analyst, Investment Banker, Marketing Specialist, or Entrepreneur

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    Leads to a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 2.0 high school GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 minimum subscores) or Academic English Level 4 with no grades below C

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 78 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Computer Systems Specialist, Programmer, Systems Analyst or Web Developer

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    Leads to a bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Civil Engineering Emphasis at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 2.0 high school GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 (5.0 minimum subscores) or Academic English Level 4 with no grades below C

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 78 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Biological Engineer, Drafter, Computer Systems Specialist, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer

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    The General Studies Pathway is ideal for students who have yet to decide on a major. Take classes in a variety of subjects and explore the many degree options at Marshall University.

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 2.0 high school GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 subscores) or Academic English Level 4 with no grades below C

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 78 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Accountant, Advertising Executive, Anthropologist, Business Analyst, Communications Specialist, Entrepreneur, Financial Advisor, International Affairs Administrator, Investment Banker, Journalist, Manager, Marketing Specialist, Politician, Psychologist, Public Relations Executive, Sociologist

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    Leads to a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology, Computer and Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Digital Forensics, Integrated Science and Technology, Natural Resources and Recreation Management or Safety Technology at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 2.0 high school GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 subscores) or Academic English Level 4 with no grades below C

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 78 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: DNA Analyst, Laboratory Technician, Environmental Field Technician, Interpreter, Recreation Programmer, Park Ranger

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    Leads to a variety of bachelor’s degrees in Sciences at Marshall University including Athletic Training, Dietetics, Geology, Health Science, Nursing and Social Work

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 2.0 high school GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 subscores) or Academic English Level 4 with no grades below C

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 78 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Athletic Trainer, Biologist, Chemist, Geologist, Marine Biologist, Mathematician, Nurse, Physicist, Statistician

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    Leads to a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 2.0 high school GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 subscores) or Academic English Level 4 with no grades below C

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 78 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Art Buyer, Art Critic, Art Writer, Artist, Gallery Director, Museum Curator, Painter, Photographer, Set Designer, Textile Designer

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  • Graduate Pathway

    Leads to a master’s degree in Accountancy at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree in Business or Accounting with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Accountant, Auditor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Controller, Financial Analyst, Loan Officer, Stockbroker, Underwriter

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Computer Science at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems or related with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Technical Researcher, Software Engineer, Systems Integration Engineer, Animation Programmer, Computer Systems Administrator

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering or Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree in Engineering with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Mechanical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Instructor, Research Assistant

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    Leads to a master’s degree in English with an emphasis in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree with a 2.5 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Teacher, Instructor for Higher Education, Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, Education Professional

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Environmental Science at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree in Natural Science with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Ecologist, Wildfire Biologist, Marine Biologist, Renewable Power Researcher, Environmental Engineer

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Exercise Science at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree with a 2.25 GPA including successful completion of an undergraduate course in Exercise Physiology, Human Physiology or equivalentEnglish Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Corporate Fitness, Health and Wellness, Athletics, Personal Training, Sport Performance, Private Fitness, Strength and Conditioning, Research

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Management Analyst, Health Care Executive, Medical and Health Services Manager, Medical Records and Health Information Technician, Respiratory Therapist, Public Health Officer, Fitness/Wellness Trainer, Rehabilitator, Speech Pathologist, Radiographer

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Human Resources Management at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Human Resources Specialist, Labor Relations Specialist, Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialist, Training and Development Specialist, Human Resources Manager, Training and Development Manager, Compensation and Benefits Manager

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Information Systems at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Information Technology with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Network Engineer, Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Database Administrator, Programmer, Information Systems Manager

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Business Administration at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Manager, Accountant, Financial Advisor, Business Analyst, Investment Banker, Marketing Specialist, Entrepreneur

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Mathematics at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Approximation Theory, Combinatorics, Control Theory, Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, Integrable Systems, Knot Theory, Nonlinear Analysis, Number Theory, Probability, Soliton Theory, Special Functions, Theoretical Computer Science

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Mine Safety or Occupational Safety and Health at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree in Natural Sciences with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Building Inspector, Fire Inspector, Health and Safety Technician, Mine Inspector, Mine Manager, Mine Safety Engineer, Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Sports Administration at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Coach, Recreation and Fitness Trainer, Referee, Sports Agent, Sports Marketer, Sport Official, Umpire

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    Leads to a master’s degree in Technology Management at Marshall University

    Program length: Standard Pathway: two semesters; Accelerated Pathway: one semester (each semester is an average of 14 weeks long) Start dates: January, August
    Academic entry requirements: 4-year degree with a 2.25 GPA English Language Entry Requirement (Standard Pathway): TOEFL 70-79 or IELTS 6.0 or Academic English Level 5 with no grades below B

    English Language Entry Requirement (Accelerated Pathway):
    TOEFL 80 or IELTS 6.5 or Academic English Level 6 with no grades below B

    Careers: Computer and Information Systems Manager, Database Administrator, Information Security Analyst, Information Technology Project Manager, Network and Computer Systems Administrator

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  • Academic English

    Academic English is designed for students who do not meet the English language entry requirements for an Undergraduate or Graduate Pathway. Upon successful completion of Academic English, students may progress to an INTO Marshall Pathway program or apply directly to Marshall University.

    Program length: minimum enrollment of one 15 to 16-week term (3 terms offered per year) Start dates: January, May, August
    Academic entry requirements: High School Diploma Minimum age: 17 years old

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  • General English

    General English is designed for students of all levels of English who want to develop better communication skills and learn about American culture while living at Marshall University. The program does not include academic study courses but students may progress to Academic English to pursue further English language and academic study at Marshall University.

    Program length: 5-45 weeks Start dates: Year-round
    Minimum age: 17 years old

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    College Year Abroad is a yearlong intensive English program for students who want to develop better communication skills and learn about American culture while living at Marshall University. Campus Year Abroad students will have access to the same resources and amenities as all other university students.

    Program length: 25 or 35 weeks Start dates: Year-round
    Minimum age: 17 years old

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