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Institute for Standardized Testing

The Institute for Standardized Testing

The Institute for Standardized Testing (IST) provides Coppin students and alumni with the resources and guidance they need to successfully negotiate the graduate school admissions process. Coordinating with Coppin State’s Career Services Center, IST conducts regular information workshops for students considering or applying to graduate- or professional-school programs. The graduate application process can be complicated as there are many issues and deadlines to consider.

Applying to Graduate School?

Visit How to Apply to Grad School for a general graduate admissions process timeline.

Visit for an online guide to graduate school admissions.

Graduate Programs

Most graduate programs, such as those in the sciences, the humanities, education, or the social sciences, require students make application directly to the graduate or professional program or to apply through the institution’s graduate school.  Students should visit the website of the relevant professional association for more information regarding graduate programs and career development.

Some professional school programs offer centralized application systems, combining program information, applications, and test registration in one field-specific website. Information for graduate professional programs is available at the following websites for students interested in:

UB/CSU Law School Prep Program

The University of Baltimore School of Law and Coppin, through the Fannie Angelos Program for Academic Excellence, offer a unique law school preparation program. The Angelos Scholars Program and LSAT Award Program both include an LSAT prep course taught on Coppin’s campus each spring semester. Program application deadlines are in the fall.