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CALL Program Admission Requirements

CALL Program Admission Requirements

The CALL Program is designed for adult learners who are not traditional students coming to us directly from high school. CALL classes are designed to meet the special needs of students who work and have families. For that reason, admission into CALL is reserved for adult learners who meet the following requirements:

  • Be admitted into McNeese State University as a degree-seeking student. MSU Online Application
  • Have accumulated at least 45 hours of transferable college-level credit from a regionally accredited institution. (Criminal Justice only)

How do I apply for the CALL Program at McNeese State University?


Current McNeese Students:
Complete a Curriculum Change form to transfer from your current department to the CALL department of your choice (Criminal Justice, Sociology with a Family and Child Studies Concentration, Sociology, and Management.)

New Applicants:
  1. Submit an official CALL online application for admission and $20 non-refundable application fee.
  2. Submit official transcripts from all collegiate institutions previously attended regardless of whether credit was earned or is desired.
  3. Complete and submit the proof of immunization form  PDF.
  4. Submit a copy of Draft Card (males ages 18 - 25 only).
  5. Submit a Personal Statement incorporating work history-which is included in the application under "additional information".

* -Your personal statement should cover "why the CALL program interests you" and your current and previous work history. It may also cover life/educational experiences that have prepared you for the CALL program. There is not a minimum length for this statement, however; it should not exceed 500 words..

All documents may be delivered in person to
BBC 149 or mailed to:
Director of Electronic Learning
McNeese State University
Box 90135
Lake Charles, LA 70609

Documents may also be submitted by e-mail (adultlearn@mcneese.edu) or fax (337.562.4223).

Official college transcripts must be mailed directly from the university to the McNeese State University Registrar's Office:
McNeese State University
Box 92495
Lake Charles, LA 70609