Graduate Application Requirements

Submit a Graduate Application:

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

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

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. Recommendation letters can be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions via email, fax, or mail.

  • Two letters of recommendation are required for admission to the following Daemen Graduate Programs: Applied Behavior Analysis, Athletic Training, International Business, Leadership and Innovation, 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 Athletic TrainingPhysician Assistant, and Physical Therapy graduate programs should apply using the following application services.

  • Athletic Training - ATCAS
  • Physician Assistant - CASPA
  • Physical Therapy - PTCAS