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M.S. in International Development and Service Admission Requirements
The M.S. in International Development and Service at CMSV will begin in Fall 2014. We will be accepting applications in April 2014. This program will accommodate 2 cohorts per year (Fall and Spring start time).

Required Documents

Application and Fee
  • A complete M.S. in International Development and Service Application & application fee. 
    Click here to access the IPSL application.  


  • Official, sealed transcripts verifying a baccalaureate degree from an accredited post-secondary institution. A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Two confidential letters of recommendation. Recommendation Request Forms are included with the application.

Personal Experience Essay

  • Please see application for guidelines.

Interview with the Review Committee

  • This is the final phase of the application process and can be done in person or remotely via Skype or telephone.

Valid Passport

  • Valid Passport. U.S. applicants must have a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond the end date of your last term abroad. If you do not have a passport, apply immediately.

Note: The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is NOT required for admission.

International Students
In addition to the requirements previously listed, international students must report a passing score of
an English proficiency test and other pertinent forms:

  • TOEFL computer-based = 213
  • TOEFL paper-based - 575
  • TOEFL internet-based = 88
  • IELTS = 7.0

For additional information regarding tuition, fees, and admissions requirements, please contact