Equipped and Transformed

Designed for those ready to take their careers to the next level, Alliance University’s graduate programs equip students with invaluable leadership skills and personal transformation. With focuses from business and counseling to theology and education, Alliance University prepares you with the experience needed to further develop in your chosen field.

If you are seeking a career path in leadership, consider pursuing your graduate studies at Alliance University.


Through thoughtful questions and interviews with faculty, our application process helps applicants gain a better understanding of their professional goals and aspirations as well as their ability to thrive at Alliance University. Follow the steps below to begin your journey toward joining our community!

1. Complete Application

The first step is to submit an application. Through our application platform, you can send us a message with any questions you may have. Our team is standing by ready to serve you!

2. Submit Program Documents

Depending on the program, there are additional documents that will need to be submitted with your application.

Alliance Graduate School of Counseling

Masters of Education

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership

Master of Social Work

Alliance Theological Seminary

For international students, there are additional documents that will need to be filed per United States Federal Code and Regulations. For more information, visit here.

3. Interview

After you submit an application and all required documents, you will be contacted for an interview with the director of the program you applied for. This interview step is a time for you to gain a better understanding of what the program can offer you in terms of academic rigor, career placement, and spiritual development.

Virtual and on-campus interviews are available.

4. Acceptance

After all application materials and interviews are complete, you will receive a notification of your admission status.

Applicants can expect to receive a notification about admission 1-2 weeks following the interview.

5. Complete FAFSA

Congratulations! You are officially a part of the AU community.

To see if you qualify for any federal, state, or institutional aid, you must first complete the Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

Once it’s completed, we will generate a comprehensive financial aid assessment and notify you of your eligibility. In the meantime, visit Scholarships & Grants [link scholarships & grants page] as well as Financial Aid  [link scholarships & grants page] to explore the various funding options available.

6. Immunization Record

If you will be attending classes on campus, please submit the following form:

Students who have not received the meningitis vaccine can choose to waive it here: 

For medical and religious exemptions, including the COVID-19 vaccine, please contact your admissions counselor.

Note: These forms are not required for online students.

7. Deposits

You’re almost there!

For students living on campus, complete the $250 Room Retainer Fee.

For international students, complete the $2,000 USD Tuition Deposit.

Programs Designed for Leaders

Alliance University is proud to offer a range of graduate degree programs designed for leaders in business, education, healthcare, government and nonprofit sectors. Led by experienced and accomplished faculty, each program offers real-world, hands-on learning that promotes academic excellence, critical thinking and professional mastery. Our students graduate with a degree and a foundation of faith that will serve them throughout their lives. No matter your chosen field of study, we are here to help you succeed.

Explore our complete list of graduate programs!

Graduate Programs

Experience Our Community

Interested in touring our Manhattan campus? Come experience our diverse community and discover the opportunities available to you as a graduate student. Our metropolitan location, world-class faculty, and comprehensive programs offer an unparalleled educational experience. Tour our contemporary classroom spaces, meet with current graduate students, and learn more about the program that’s right for you!

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