Graduate Application Requirements

Below are the general application requirements and procedures for most graduate programs. However, several graduate programs have specific application requirements. Please check with your program of interest for further information.

  • Apply online or by mail
  • All university-level academic work transcripts sent by each institution to:
    Daemen College
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    4380 Main Street
    Amherst, NY 14226
  • Current resume
  • Letter of Intent - 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.
  • Letters of Recommendation
    • References may complete either a formal recommendation letter or the graduate reference report. Both documents can be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions via email, fax, or mail.

Students seeking direct entry into the Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, Athletic Training graduate programs should apply using the following application services:

Physician Assistant Studies, M.S.

Daemen College is a participant in the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA). Applicants for admission to the MS degree track must apply through CASPA.

Direct Entry Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Applicants for admission may apply online through PTCAS to enter directly into the professional phase of the entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

Athletic Training, M.S.

Applicants seeking direct entry MSAT Program may apply through the centralized application service, ATCAS.

If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact the graduate admissions counselor at 716-566-7861 or