Deanship of Graduate Studies - Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than business administration are required to pass the Pre_MBA semester before the final admission to the program.
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76 or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 45.The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Executive Master of Business Administration

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (regular/blended/distance/affiliation education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than business administration are required to pass the Pre_MBA semester before the final admission to the program. The admission committee may waive this requirement if an exceptional work experience is available.
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 45. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
    Work experience no less than 5 years government sector or private sectors that are listed in the stock market, with two years of leadership position experience.
  • The admission committee at the college could require passing personal interview (this requires payment of a non-refundable fee of 500 riyals) for those who own business and does not meet the required work experience OR candidacy to join the program.
  • Submit ONE professional recommendation.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Master of Digital Marketing

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (regular/blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than business administration are required to pass the Pre_MBA semester before the final admission to the program.
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 45. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Master of Science in Cyber Security

  • Accepted Bachelor's majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Information Technology.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 45. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.
  • Applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants holding non-IT degrees can apply for admission after passing the Pre-Cyber-Security program which is one year in length (27 credits). However, the applicant has to have a bachelor degree in a scientific OR management field, or IT college graduate.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Master of Data Science

  • Accepted Bachelor's majors: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Software Engineering, and Information Technology.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 45. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to
  • applicants.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.
  • The applicants holding non-IT degrees can apply for admission after passing the Pre-Data-Science program which is one year in length (24 credits). However, the applicant has to have a bachelor degree in a scientific OR management field, or IT college graduate.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.
  • The applicants holding non-IT degrees can apply for admission after passing the Pre-Data-Science program which is one year in length (24 credits). However, the applicant has to have a bachelor degree in a scientific OR management field, or IT college graduate.

Master of International Business Law

  • Accepted Bachelor’s majors: Law and Sharia.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than 6 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 91 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 78. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Master of Translation Technologies

  • Accepted Bachelor’s majors: English Language or Translation.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than 91Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 78. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Master in Healthcare Administration

  • Acceptable bachelor's majors: health administration and health specialties, in addition to scientific majors (medical physics - human nutrition - biochemistry - microbiology).
  • Passing the personal interview (this requires payment of a non-refundable fee of 500 riyals).
  • The classification of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties is required for applicants of administrative and scientific specialties.
  • Bachelor's degree (regular or blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 45. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • Graduate assessment tests such as GMAT or GRE are not required, but they can be attached as support for acceptance when preference is given to applicants.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Master of Medical and Health Professions Education

  • Bachelor's degree (regular/blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE). The degree in one of the following majors: Medical Colleges Graduates, Health Professions Colleges Graduates including: Dental, Pharmacia, Nursing, Health Applicable Sciences, ER Services.
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than5.5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 83 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 59. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • The college admission committee may require passing the personal interview to differentiate between the application (this requires payment of a non-refundable fee of 500 Riyals).
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Master of Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (regular/blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than 5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 76 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 45. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  • The college admission committee may require passing the personal interview to differentiate between the application (this requires payment of a non-refundable fee of 500 Riyals).
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.

Master of Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (regular/blended education) from a MOE-recognized university. If the certificate is obtained from abroad, it must be accredited according to the equivalency program provided by the Ministry of Education (MOE).
  • Have a cumulative GPA in the bachelor’s degree should not be less than Good (2.00 out of 4.00 or 3.00 out of 5.00).
  • Submit the result of one of the approved English language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) where (Indicator OR General Training) is not accepted and should be with a score of no less than5.5 or (STEP) with a score of no less than 83 Or (TOEFL_IBT) with a score of no less than 59. The period for obtaining the result of the language tests, either (IELTS-Academic) or (STEP) should not exceed 3 years. As for (TOEFL), the result should not exceed 2 years.The validity period of the approved English language tests (3 years for IELTS Academic & STEP) and (2 Years for TOEFL) is excluded for the students who have obtained a bachelor’s degree from universities in countries where the native language is English and the universities are recognized by the Ministry of Education. You need to submit only one test.
  •  Preferably a minimum of two years of full-time work experience in quality of care, hospital management, or a similar healthcare field
  • The college admission committee may require passing the personal interview to differentiate between the application (this requires payment of a non-refundable fee of 500 Riyals).
  • Submit two scientific recommendations from your professors who thought you in your previous degree.
  • If you are an employee, you need to submit a letter from your employer stating that you are permitted to study.
  • The applicants should hold Saudi nationality, OR his/her mother is Saudi, OR has an official scholarship to study Master at SEU.
  • Applicants who are initially have been accepted, are required to pay the full amount of first semester tuition to get final admission.