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Center for the Digital Globe, Graduate Certificate

On Campus

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Officially approved as:     

Stand Alone:  Yes  
Degree Dependent:   
Yes

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: The Center for the Digital Globe, established by the College of Business, School of Journalism, School of Law and Department of Textile and Apparel Management in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, offers an interdepartmental certificate to non-degree graduate students and professional students of the University of Missouri-Columbia. The prerequisite for the stand-alone certificate is a baccalaureate degree. The certificate program supplements the students’ studies within the various colleges and schools that make up the University. This certificate attests to the students’ successful completion of a required course of study with emphasis on the managerial, theoretical and policy-related issues associated with digital media, electronic commerce and globalization.

Certificate web site:
http://cdig.missouri.edu/graduate/

For information about certificate, contact:
Hillary Gould, Center for the Digital Globe
Email: hgould@missouri.edu
Phone: 
 (573) 882-8694
Address:  310 Reynolds Journalism Institute, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO  65211

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Graduate Certificate in Center for the Digital Globe
Program Length12 months
Program Costs
  • $4,632 for in-state tuition
  • $8,050 for out-of-state tuition
  • $1,130 for mandatory fees
  • $1,026 for books and supplies
  • This College charges an additional $112.80 per credit hour for course fee.
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change. A student’s residency (e.g., resident vs. nonresident), location (e.g., on campus vs. online) and enrollment level (i.e., number of credit hours taken) effect tuition and fee costs. Visit the MU Cashiers Office website for more program cost information.
Median DebtFewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Licensure RequirementThe following states do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
Missouri
Other InformationFor more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions, please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/.


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Chemical Engineering, Master of Science

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: March 15 (Priority deadline: January 1)
Spring deadline: October 15 (Priority deadline: October 1)

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0

Consideration is given to grade trends, performance in the area of chemical engineering and mathematics and other criteria bearing on a student’s probable success in graduate study. Selected students with less than a 3.0 overall GPA may be considered on a probationary basis. Financial support is competitive and requires a 3.0 GPA. Graduates holding degrees in physics, chemistry, applied mathematics and related fields also may be considered for candidacy, but are required to take additional course work.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Minimum GRE Scores

GREVerbal/Quantitative/Analytical Writing
Required Scores146/155/3.0

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 Chemical Engineering Program

  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 letters of reference
  • GRE scores

Chemical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: March 15 (Priority deadline: January 1)
Spring deadline: October 15 (Priority deadline: October 1)

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0

Consideration is given to grade trends, performance in the area of chemical engineering and mathematics and other criteria bearing on a student’s probable success in graduate study. Selected students with less than a 3.0 overall GPA may be considered on a probationary basis. Financial support is competitive and requires a 3.0 GPA. Graduates holding degrees in physics, chemistry, applied mathematics and related fields also may be considered for candidacy, but are required to take additional course work.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Minimum GRE Scores

GREVerbal/Quantitative/Analytical Writing
Required Scores146/155/3.0

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 Chemical Engineering Program

  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 letters of reference
  • GRE scores

Chemistry, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: February 1
Spring deadline: October 15

Minimum GRE Scores

Test Type Verbal Quantitative Analytical
GRE1501483.0-4.0

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

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 Chemistry Program

  • GRE scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose, which should include a summary of why you are interested in pursuing an advanced chemistry degree, a brief description of your previous research experiences, the specific area of chemistry you are interested in pursuing, and your future career goals and plans in the chemistry field.
  • Resume or CV, which should include information regarding education, academic performance, awards, honors, areas of scientific interest, research experience, work experience, publications, presentations, and any other relevant activities.

Civil Engineering, Master of Science

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

  • Priority deadline for Fall entrance: January 15; rolling thereafter
  • Priority deadline for Spring entrance: October 1; rolling thereafter
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 2 years of coursework*
    *Note: Lower than 3.0 GPA require special action and substantiation such as good test scores on the GRE or other recognized examinations.
  • BS in engineering. Applicants with BS degrees in related fields may be considered for admission. If admitted, non-engineers are required to complete remedial courses as determined by their advisor and advisory committee.

Minimum GRE Scores

  • GRE test is required; no minimum score set
  • Present scoring system: typical acceptance score are around 306 for Verbal + Quantitative and a minimum 3.0 for Analytical.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

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 Civil Engineering Program

Upload all of the following items to your Graduate School online application. DO NOT send any hard copies to the Civil Engineering department.

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: at least two from a faculty member who has taught or advised you
  • GRE scores
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose

Civil Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

  • Priority deadline for Fall entrance: January 15; rolling thereafter
  • Priority deadline for Spring entrance: October 1; rolling thereafter
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 2 years of coursework*
    *Note: Lower than 3.0 GPA require special action and substantiation such as good test scores on the GRE or other recognized examinations.
  • BS in engineering. Applicants with BS degrees in related fields may be considered for admission. If admitted, non-engineers are required to complete remedial courses as determined by their advisor and advisory committee.

Minimum GRE Scores

  • GRE test is required; no minimum score set
  • Present scoring system: typical acceptance score are around 306 for Verbal + Quantitative and a minimum 3.0 for Analytical

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

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 Civil Engineering Program

Upload all of the following items to your Graduate School online application. DO NOT send any hard copies to the Civil Engineering department.

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: at least two from a faculty member who has taught or advised you
  • GRE scores
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose

Clinical Diagnostic Sciences, Master of Health Science

On Campus

The University is no longer accepting new applications for this program.

Admission criteria

Deadline for Spring entrance: December 1

  • Minimum GRE score: Check with Program Director of Graduate School
  • Undergraduate GPA minimum: 3.0 (A=4.0) for the last 60 hours of college work

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Potential applicants who have all the prerequisites for admission to the program should submit their application early (before November) in the fall of the academic year in order to be considered for early acceptance with start in the following spring semester. Please contact the director of graduate studies.

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 Clinical Diagnostic Sciences Program

  • Departmental Application (Applications may be obtained by e-mail to the DMU Program Director, Dr. Moses Hdeib at .)
  • GRE score

College Teaching, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes
Degree Dependent: Yes

Total Credit Hours: 12

Certificate description: The purpose of the online graduate certificate in College Teaching is to enhance the teaching skills and career preparation of graduate students interested in obtaining academic positions in 2- and 4-year settings. This certificate will:

  1. Increase knowledge about teaching pedagogy to increase learning of college-level students;
  2. Increase knowledge about higher education institutions and students; and
  3. Encourage reflection into teaching philosophy and pedagogy to improve teaching effectiveness.


Certificate web site:
https://online.missouri.edu/degreeprograms/education/college-teaching/grad-cert/

For information about certificate, contact:
Dr. Bradley Curs

Email
Phone: (573) 882-2759
Address: ELPA, 202 Hill Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211

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Graduate Certificate in College Teaching
Program Length24 months
Program Costs
  • $4,632 for in-state tuition
  • $8,050 for out-of-state tuition
  • $1,130 for mandatory fees
  • $1,026 for books and supplies
  • This College charges an additional $53.00 per credit hour for course fee.
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change. A student’s residency (e.g., resident vs. nonresident), location (e.g., on campus vs. online) and enrollment level (i.e., number of credit hours taken) effect tuition and fee costs. Visit the MU Cashiers Office website for more program cost information.
Median DebtFewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Licensure RequirementThe following states do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
Missouri
Other InformationFor more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions, please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/.


These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

College Teaching, Minor

On Campus

Approximately 75 percent of faculty positions in the United States are at institutions where the importance of teaching and professional service is equal to or greater than the emphasis on research. The Minor in College Teaching, available to all MU graduate degree-seeking students, demonstrates your preparation as an effective teacher to potential employers.

The Minor in College Teaching (MICT) requires 9 credit hours. This includes a 3-hour core course, a teaching practicum, plus 3-6 elective hours. Core course options, practicum guidelines and elective course options are listed on the MICT requirements page.

What the minor can do for you

  • Gain meaningful experience through a mentored teaching practicum
  • Increase your knowledge about learning and pedagogy
  • Engage in careful reflection about your own teaching philosophy and strategies
  • Extend your understanding of current issues in higher education

Communication, Master of Arts

On Campus

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: January 15

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Students who do not have an undergraduate degree in communication may be required to take course work beyond the required 30 hours to provide necessary background.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

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 Communication Program

The following items must be uploaded to your Graduate School online application:

  • Communication Departmental Application (built into the Graduate School online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation, which should come from qualified people (former or present instructors) who can attest to your ability to complete graduate study
  • Statement of purpose (no more than 500 words)
  • Writing sample- should be scholarly, but can be on a topic of your choice.  The sample can be relatively short, but must be no more than 25 pages.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (verbal, quantitative, analytical), taken within the past five years

Communication, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: January 15

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 preferred
  • Admission procedures for students who have completed the MA degree elsewhere and wish to become PhD candidates are identical to the departmental requirements outlined for MA candidates. Only those applicants who show evidence of a clear likelihood of successful doctoral work are admitted.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

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 Communication Program

The following items must be uploaded to your Graduate School online application:

  • Communication Departmental Application (built into the Graduate School online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation, which should come from qualified people (former or present instructors) who can attest to your ability to complete graduate study
  • Statement of purpose (no more than 500 words)
  • Writing sample- should be scholarly, but can be on a topic of your choice.  The sample can be relatively short, but must be no more than 25 pages.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (verbal, quantitative, analytical), taken within the past five years

Communication Science and Disorders with Speech-Language Pathology Emphasis, Master of Health Science

On Campus

Admission criteria

Deadline for Summer entrance: February 1

  • Undergraduate GPA: 3.0 (on last 60 hours of course work)

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Minimum GRE Scores

Test Type Verbal+Quantitative
GRE300 (preferred)

Required Application Materials

For the Communication Science and Disorders Program

Please contact the program directly for application process, before you begin a Graduate School application. The CSD application process begins in the CSD CAS system.

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)

Admission process

Personal interviews may be requested. Acceptance for admission to master’s level study is determined by the Departmental Graduate Admissions Committee.

Prerequisite course work

If the student’s undergraduate major is in a field other than communication disorders, the student must have completed, or be in the process of completing, all required prerequisite coursework prior to applying to the MHS program.  Please contact the department for pre-application advising.

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with Communication Science & Disorders Focus, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

Admission Criteria

  • Fall Deadline: March 1
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 preferred
  • Minimum GRE score: Verbal + Quantitative = 306, preferred

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

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 Health and Rehabilitation Science Program

The following items must be uploaded to your Graduate School online application:

  • Transcripts
  • Official GRE results
  • English Proficiency Exam results (international students only)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A curriculum vitae or resume
  • 500-word personal statement/statement of interest
  • One example of scholarly work
  • Completed Faculty Interest Document, identifying 1-3 faculty members (built into the Graduate School online application)

Note: An interview is required for admission to the program.

 

Community Processes, Graduate Certificate

On Campus

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone:  Yes
Degree Dependent:   No

Total Credit Hours: 12

Certificate description: The Graduate Certificate in Community Processes offers graduate students and professionals a unique opportunity to develop expertise in how spatial and relational communities function in today’s society: their processes for forming, for maintaining the community and for achieving community objectives. A vital part of the certificate is acquiring applied skills in community facilitation processes or community analytical processes. (Offered jointly by the Departments of Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology, the Truman School of Public Affairs and the School of Law.)

Certificate web: 
https://dass.missouri.edu/graduate-studies/community-processes-graduate-certificate/

For information about certificate, contact:
Dr. Judith Stallmann

Email: 
Phone: 573-882-6455
Address: 231 Gentry Hall University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211

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Graduate Certificate in Community Processes
Program Length36 months
Program Costs
  • $4,632 for in-state tuition
  • $8,050 for out-of-state tuition
  • $1,130 for mandatory fees
  • $1,026 for books and supplies
  • This College charges an additional $90.00 per credit hour for course fee.
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change. A student’s residency (e.g., resident vs. nonresident), location (e.g., on campus vs. online) and enrollment level (i.e., number of credit hours taken) effect tuition and fee costs. Visit the MU Cashiers Office website for more program cost information.
Median DebtFewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Licensure RequirementThe following states do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
Missouri
Other InformationFor more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions, please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/.


These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

Computer Science, Master of Science

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Application Procedures

Application for admission to a graduate degree program in CS involves submitting a formal application through the Graduate School online application for admission. An application must be accompanied by an application fee.  In addition, the applicant must have the following original paperwork sent directly from the originating institutions to the Graduate School:

  1. Upload unofficial copies of all transcripts to the online application system. Applicants provide official transcripts if accepted by the academic program.
  2. Official GRE score report from Educational Testing Service (and TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants)

The following supplemental materials must be uploaded in the online application:

  1. Your resume
  2. A personal goal statement indicating why you feel prepared to pursue the degree program and why you want to pursue this degree
  3. Three letters of recommendation from persons, preferably professors, who know your abilities that must address your ability and readiness to pursue a graduate program.

In order to be considered for admission in a particular semester, the Director of Graduate School, according to the following deadlines, must receive all required paperwork:

  • Fall admission:  Applications and all paperwork must be received by March 1. For earlier consideration for financial assistance in the department, applications and all paperwork must be received by January 15.
  • Spring admission:  Applications and all paperwork must be received by October 1.

Note:  Copies of the required documents (transcripts, GRE scores, etc.) cannot be accepted in lieu of the official reports from the originating institutions.  Copies of these records can be submitted for evaluation, but any decision on admission is non-binding until the official records have been received.

All MU students (current or prior) must meet the same requirements as external students.  The only difference is that MU grad students file one of the following forms (in lieu of an MU Application Form):

  1. Current Non-Degree Graduate Students: Change of Division, Degree, Program, Emphasis, or Advisor form
  2. Current graduate students in another department:  Change of Division, Degree, Program, Emphasis, or Advisor form (same as 1)
  3. Previous graduate students returning to same program: Reactivation form.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

 

Computer Science, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Application Procedures

Application for admission to a graduate degree program in CS involves submitting a formal application through the Graduate School online application for admission. An application must be accompanied by an application fee.  In addition, the applicant must have the following original paperwork sent directly from the originating institutions to the Graduate School:

  1. Upload unofficial copies of all transcripts to the online application system. Applicants provide official transcripts if accepted by the academic program.
  2. Official GRE score report from Educational Testing Service (and TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants)

The following supplemental materials must be uploaded in the online application:

  1. Your resume
  2. A personal goal statement indicating why you feel prepared to pursue the degree program and why you want to pursue this degree
  3. Three letters of recommendation from persons, preferably professors, who know your abilities that must address your ability and readiness to pursue a graduate program.

In order to be considered for admission in a particular semester, the Director of Graduate School, according to the following deadlines, must receive all required paperwork:

  • Fall admission:  Applications and all paperwork must be received by March 1. For earlier consideration for financial assistance in the department, applications and all paperwork must be received by January 15.
  • Spring admission:  Applications and all paperwork must be received by October 1.

Note:  Copies of the required documents (transcripts, GRE scores, etc.) cannot be accepted in lieu of the official reports from the originating institutions.  Copies of these records can be submitted for evaluation, but any decision on admission is non-binding until the official records have been received.

All MU students (current or prior) must meet the same requirements as external students.  The only difference is that MU grad students file one of the following forms (in lieu of an MU Application Form):

  1. Current Non-Degree Graduate Students: Change of Division, Degree, Program, Emphasis, or Advisor form,
  2. Current graduate students in another department:  Change of Division, Degree, Program, Emphasis, or Advisor form (same as 1)
  3. Previous graduate students returning to same program: Reactivation form.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

 

Conservation Biology, Graduate Certificate

On Campus

Officially approved as:     

Stand Alone:  No  
Degree Dependent:  
 Yes

Total Credit Hours:  15

Certificate description: As Conservation Biology is an interdisciplinary science the curriculum for our certificate provides coursework and experience beyond what is offered in a single degree program. The interdisciplinary nature of the curriculum is designed to help you reach a higher level of competence in conservation biology.

Certificate web site:
http://www.conservbio.missouri.edu/description.php

For information about certificate, contact:
Dr. Matt Gompper, Program Director

Email:   
Phone:  (573) 882-9424
Address: School of Natural Resources, 302 ABNR, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211

Care Management, Master of Science

100% Online

Admission Criteria

The goal of the Master’s of Science in Care Management is to educate health care professionals to improve health outcomes, enhance care quality, and reduce health care costs.  Graduates will provide care management to diverse people across the life span using principles and approaches that include facilitating delivery of health care to individuals/family, engagement of individuals/family in care plan design, and implementation resulting in high quality, high value, cost effective care using a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Requirements

To be considered for admission to the Sinclair School of Nursing’s MS Care Management program, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Health related baccalaureate degree from an accredited university.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 for the last 60 credit hours of the baccalaureate program.
  • Evidence of any unencumbered current licensure in a health related occupation (if applicable).
  • Submission of a curriculum vitae or resume.
  • A one page personal statement describing academic and professional goals.
  • Personal interview upon request.

International Student Admission for MS Care Management

  • All international admissions are initially the responsibility of the MU Coordinator of International Student Programs. The Student Admissions and Progression Committee of the School of Nursing may not act upon any international application for admission until the applicant has been cleared through the office.
  • Non-native English speaking applicants need documentation of English-language proficiency, demonstrated through a satisfactory Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score within the last two years.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores