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Today’s business landscape demands diverse expertise in a variety of business fields, such as marketing analytics, financial management, investments, entrepreneurship and taxation. The Master of Science in Business lets you build on your experience, gaining modern skills through graduate certificates that “stack” to become a master’s degree.

Degrees Offered

Business, Master of Science

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About the Master of Science in Business

The Trulaske Master of Science in Business is a customizable interdisciplinary degree program that allows you to craft a business degree to suit your unique educational needs and career goals. This innovative program provides knowledge of business fundamentals through 12 core graduate business hours, and allows you to further expand your education with the selection of two graduate certificates from colleges throughout the University of Missouri.

Admission Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)

Deadlines for application to the MS in Business

Students can begin the MS in Business program in the Spring or Fall semester. Deadlines are as follows:

Spring Entry (Term beings in January)

  • International Applicants: October 1
  • Domestic Applicants: December 15

Fall Entry (Term begins in August)

  • International Applicants: May 1
  • Domestic Applicants: August 1

Minimum Language Requirements

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Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Business Program

  • Trulaske Graduate Application (built into the Graduate School online application)
  • Résumé
  • One letter of recommendation
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for international students)