Unclassified students are individuals who wish to take graduate level classes either for credit or audit, but do not wish to pursue a graduate degree. Application procedures are unique to the campus location.
If you are unsure as to which campus to make application, please visit our Reynolda and Bowman Gray academic program pages for a complete list of master programs and PhD Tracks as well as their campus location.
For Biomedical Graduate Programs, visit our pages on the School of Medicine website.
Applicants who wish to take graduate level classes on the Reynolda campus should complete the on-line application. Applicants will be required to submit an official undergraduate transcript to the Graduate School. Upon receipt of your application and transcript, a letter will be sent to you with instructions for registration. Registration will require permission from the course instructor.
Applicants may apply to one of three Graduate Certificates in Bioethics:
The application requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Bioethics are identical to that of the Master of Arts in Bioethics with the exception that there is no standardized test requirement. A complete application will contain all of the following:
Students wishing to change from the Graduate Certificate to the Master of Arts will be expected to qualify for and apply to the degree program. Successful completion of the Certificate program does not guarantee admission to the Master of Arts degree program.
The Interpreting and Translation Studies program offers several Graduate Certificates in specialized areas:
…For students holding a MA, MS or MBA degree, a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching Interpreting is available.
… A student who wishes to complete three certificates can meet the requirements for a MA in Interpreting and Translation Studies.
The application requirements for the certificates in Translation and Interpreting Studies are identical to that of MA in Interpreting and Translation Studies. A complete application will include:
Please access the following link for information regarding Program Specific Requirements: http://interpretingandtranslation.wfu.edu/certificates-offered/.
Taking courses as an unclassified student is only available to individuals who live and/or work in the local community and are not seeking a graduate degree.
Complete the application and return it to the Graduate School office along with a non-refundable application fee of $75. Make check or money order payable to Wake Forest School of Medicine (WFSM).
Request an official transcript from your undergraduate school to be sent to:
Graduate Student Records
Wake Forest University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Bowman Gray Campus
175 Vine Street, BGMC – Mailstop (573183)
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(p) 336-716-4263 | (f) 336-716-9593
After submission of the application, obtain the course instructors permission. Once the Graduate School has received confirmation from the instructor you will receive confirmation of enrollment.
Prepare a check (payable to WFSM at registration) in the amount of $1,340 per course hour or $110 per course hour audit fee. Payment must be made before the first day of class. Employees taking courses may receive a break on tuition. Please inquire at registration. If the department is paying the tuition, note the account number on the registration form along with the authorized signature.
Meet the requirements for immunizations (print forms below, complete, and return to Employee Health).