Graduate Global Path to Success

Students wishing to enter a graduate program in one of the following areas can enter the University of South Alabama through the Graduate Global Path to Success (G-GPS):

  • School of Computing
  • College of Education and Professional Studies
  • College of Engineering

When students enroll in the G-GPS program, they are able to begin working on their degree requirements in select fields while improving their English proficiency.

There are two routes into the G-GPS program: 

Enroll in Academic English (Pre-Global Path to Success) classes at the ELC and meet the exit requirements of the program. 

OR

Apply directly to the G-GPS program.


Your current level of English proficiency will determine the path that you will take. See the admissions requirements below for more information. 

 

▼   Admissions Requirements
 

If you are applying for admission to a graduate program at the University of South Alabama, you can enroll in the G-GPS program to meet the University of South Alabama's English proficiency requirements while taking select University classes in your field of study.

There are two routes to G-GPS. You can apply directly to the G-GPS program if you meet the following requirements:

GPS III GPS IV
TOEFL IBT 61 (subscores below 20) TOEFL IBT 61 (subscores 20 or higher)
IELTS Academic 5.5 (subscores below 5.5) IELTS Academic 5.5 (subscores 5.5 or higher)
iTEP 3.6 (subscores below 3.6) iTEP 3.6 (subscores 3.6 or higher)
PTE 44 (subscores below 44) PTE 44 (subscores 44 or higher)
Duolingo 95  

 

OR

You can complete our Academic English/Pre-GPS program. Click HERE for more information. 

**The G-GPS program can be used to meet the English proficiency requirement for graduate studies, but you must also meet all other requirements for admission to the program of your choice. 

▼   G-GPS Program Apply
 

If you meet the English proficiency requirements of the G-GPS program, you can click HERE to apply

If you do not meet the English proficiency requirements, you can enroll in our Academic English/Pre-GPS program. Click HERE for more information.

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▼   Classes
 

As a G-GPS student, you will be eligible to take one or more approved classes in your field of study while continuing to develop your English proficiency. Student's are placed in GPS III or IV based on their English proficiency test scores. 

 

 

GPS III GPS IV

First Semester

  • Advanced Reading
  • Advanced Composition
  • Advanced Oral Skills
  • One approved class in the student's field of study

Second Semester

  • Advanced Reading/Composition for Graduate Research
  • Advanced Listening/Speaking for Graduate Research
  • Two approved classes in the student's field of study
  • Advanced Reading/Composition for Graduate Research
  • Advanced Listening/Speaking for Graduate Research
  • Two approved classes in the student's field of study

 

 

 

 

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▼   Pre-GPS/Academic English Program Apply
If you do not meet the English proficiency requirements for the Global Path to Success, you can enroll in the Academic English/Pre-GPS program. Click HERE for more information.