Updated: April 12, 2018. The information on this page is general and may be subject to change. We strongly encourage you to check the website of your preferred field of study as well as American University of Armenia’s Graduate Admissions Policies as for detailed information regarding the programs, admissions process and more. If your question is not answered in these FAQs, please email the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUA offers the following graduate degrees:
- Master of Business Administration
- Master of Science in Strategic Management
- Master of Science in Economics
- Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management
- Master of Science in Computer and Information Science
- Master of Public Health
- Master of Laws
- Master of Political Science and International Affairs
- Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
You can find additional information regarding each program here.
- Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
- Certificate in Translation
For more information, applicants are encouraged to review here.
- Hold an undergraduate degree from, or be currently enrolled in the final year of studies at an accredited or licensed institution of higher education. Applicants holding a Bachelor’s degree from a 3-year program will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Satisfy the English Language Proficiency Requirement.
- Submit a complete AUA Application for Admission to Graduate Study.
- TOEFL iBT – 79 or higher
- IELTS Academic – 6.5 or higher
The table below outlines which graduate program standardized test (GRE, GMAT, LSAT) are required for each program.
|Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Strategic Management, Master of Science in Economics, Master of Science in Computer and Information Science, Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, and Master of Public Health||GRE or GMAT|
|Master of Political Science and International Affairs||GRE|
|Master of Laws||LSAT (for non-LL.B. graduates only)|
The table below outlines the program-specific standardized test target score requirements for admission at AUA:
The LSAT is waived for applicants who hold a degree in law
|Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Strategic Management, and Master of Science in Economics||60th percentile on the GRE or GMAT (MSE applicants with scores less than the 50th percentile will not be considered. MBA applicants with scores less than the 40th percentile will not be considered)|
|Master of Science in Computer and Information Science, Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Systems Management, and Master of Public Health||50th percentile on the GRE|
|Master of Political Science and International Affairs||25th percentile on the GRE|
|Master of Laws||140 on LSAT (The LSAT is waived for applicants who hold a degree in law)|
- GRE code 0676
- LSAT code 0868
- GMAT code 0284
Visa and Housing
Yes. Foreign nationals need valid travel documents to enter Armenia. Individuals must ensure that they apply for and obtain a passport in time to obtain the necessary visas for Armenia. Some countries require that passports have a minimum of six months validity for travel purposes.
Most foreign nationals will be able to obtain a visa at the airport in Yerevan upon arrival for a cost of 15,000 AMD. This single-entry visa is valid for 120 days from your date of entry. You may also obtain a visa from your local Armenian embassy or consulate or via Armenia’s e-visa system (evisa.mfa.am).
- AUA issues a letter of invitation for admitted nationals of certain countries to apply for and receive an entry visa to Armenia from Armenia’s diplomatic posts abroad. A list of these countries is posted here.
- Nationals of some countries are exempt from the requirement of obtaining an entry visa to Armenia. A list of these counties is posted here.
- Once you are in Armenia, AUA will assist you in renewing your visa.
For more information about the requirements for your country of citizenship please visit Armenia’s Foreign Ministry website at mfa.am/en/visa.