Admissions Process

Admissions Process for the MA in Nonprofit Management Program

Application Deadlines

We are currently accepting applications for the following term:

QuarterInternational Application*Final ApplicationClasses Begin
Fall 2016July 25, 2016August 19, 2016October 4, 2016
Spring 2017January 24, 2017February 18, 2017April 3, 2017

*In addition to satisfying AULA’s admission requirements for a specific academic program, International Students have additional, general requirements that must be met for admission.

Admissions Requirements

There are three easy steps to apply:

  1. Complete the Online Application.

    • Complete and submit Part 1 and Part 2 of the online application
    • Submit the $50 non-refundable Application Fee
      • Note: The application fee is waived for anyone attending an information session.  Interested in attending, sign up now
      • The application fee is also waived for all AULA alumni
    • Complete and submit the Admissions Dialogue Essay.
  2. Send in All official transcripts. Request one copy of official transcripts to be sent directly to the Admissions Office at Antioch University Los Angeles from all other previously attended institutions of higher education, including the institution from which you received your accredited bachelor’s degree.
  3. Submit all supplemental materials
    • A current resume. Your resume should include all paid and volunteer positions. Specify name(s) of organization(s), dates of affiliation, your title(s) and responsibilities.
    • One Recommendation Form. Select one person to complete Recommendation Form on your behalf. The Recommendation Form should be sent directly to the Admissions Office by individuals who can comment on your qualifications for the program, preferably one from a person who has known you in an academic setting or from a person for whom you have worked. Additional Recommendation Forms may enhance the quality of your application.
      • Note: Applicants for the Presidential Nonprofit Management Scholarship need to submit only one recommendation with their application, and may consider the letter of nomination submitted by their Executive Director or Board of Trustees as the letter of reference required for application to the MA in Nonprofit Management degree program.

Please submit all materials to: Admissions Office, 400 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230.

All application materials submitted become part of an applicant’s file and cannot be returned.

The Admission Interview

After we receive your application materials, we will contact you to make an appointment for a personal interview. This interview is an opportunity for you to present your goals and qualifications and to ask questions about Antioch University’s program.




Office of Admissions
Phone: (310) 578-1080
ext. 100
Toll Free: (800) 7-ANTIOCH