Graduate Application Requirements

Submit a Graduate Application:

Application Documents: As you complete the application, you will be able to upload your transcripts, resume, references, and personal statement directly to the application or you can use

Official Transcripts: Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended. Transcripts may be sent via email to or via mail to:
Daemen University
Office of Graduate Admissions
4380 Main Street
Amherst, NY 14226

* We can start your application with an unofficial transcript, but you will need to send an official
transcript prior to registering for classes.

Resume: Submit a current resume, including all certifications and licensures. 

Personal Statement: Describe why you wish to pursue graduate work. In particular, describe your professional goals and how you feel your chosen program will help you achieve them.

References: You will have the option to send electronic reference forms via the application or upload any letters of recommendation directly to Please note the following:

  • Two letters of recommendation are required for admission to the following Daemen Graduate Programs: Applied Behavior Analysis, Leadership and Innovation, Master of Business Administration, M.B.A., Physical Therapy, and Public Health.
  • Nursing Graduate Programs: Recommendation letters are NOT required for the application.
  • Social Work Graduate Programs: Three recommendation letters are required for the application. 
  • Physician Assistant Program: Three recommendation letters are required for the CASPA application. 

Students seeking direct entry into the Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapy graduate programs should apply using the following application services.

  • Physician Assistant - CASPA
  • Physical Therapy - PTCAS