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Degrees Offered

Doctoral

History, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: mid-January (consult department website for exact date)

  • MA in history strongly preferred
  • Quality of master’s thesis or research seminar paper submission

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Students who do not meet one or more of these criteria may enroll as non-degree graduate students. Contact the director of graduate studies for further details. All admissions of doctoral candidates who did not receive the MA degree from the department are provisional. These students must pass a qualifying examination. See below for information about the qualifying examination.

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School and the History Program

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Copy of each college transcript where a degree was earned or is pending (uploaded to the online application). Applicants accepted by the History program will be required to provide official transcripts to the Graduate Admissions office to be formally admitted to the University.
  • Short essay explaining goals and expectations in graduate study, including the fields in which the student plans to specialize (upload to the online application)
  • Substantial writing sample, such as a final research paper from a course (upload to the online application)
  • 3 letters of recommendation (submission through the online application system)
  • Official GRE score report (Optional)
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required documents have been received by the mid-January deadline.

Human Environmental Sciences with Human Development & Family Science Emphasis, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

For more information about the PhD program, please visit: https://hdfs.missouri.edu/degrees/phd-program/

Admission Criteria

  • Fall deadline: January 1
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 for last 60 hours

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 Human Development and Family Science Program

HDFS uses a paperless application system, so please scan and upload all documents to the Graduate School online application system.

  • Transcripts of all college credit
  • 3 letters of recommendation from people who can speak to applicant’s potential to do graduate work (e.g., professors, advisors)
  • Statement of purpose (Personal statement)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Official TOEFL examination scores (International students only)

Human Environmental Sciences with Architectural Studies Emphasis, Doctor of Philosophy

100% Online On Campus

Note: This program is not accepting applications at this time.

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: January 5

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0

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 Architectural Studies Program

  • Statement of Purpose. Statement describing your goals and objectives for advanced graduate-level work in architectural studies. This statement will be uploaded to the Graduate School online application, be 1,500 words maximum, and include:
    • A description of your research interests in architectural studies
    • Emphasis areas of interest (design with digital media or environment and behavior)
    • The graduate faculty with whom you would like to work and why (we suggest closely reading faculty bios and select publications in advance)
    • How this Ph.D. degree emphasis area in Architectural Studies will help you to reach your future goals
  • Letters of Recommendation. 3 letters of recommendation can be submitted through the Graduate School online application. At least two of these letters should be from college or university faculty members who can speak to your academic competencies. Professional practice references welcome. All letters should include the association to the applicant and length of time recommender has known applicant).
  • Portfolio or Dossier. All applicants will submit an electronic portfolio or dossier. Applicants with a background in design should include a sample of design projects from institutional coursework, independent creative work, writing samples, and/or professional practice. Applicants without a design background should upload a dossier that includes writing samples (completed or published), research examples, teaching outcomes, and/or any other materials that demonstrate readiness for graduate-level work in Architectural Studies. Including a link to an online document or website is preferred by the department, otherwise the file must be a single PDF and no larger than 20 MB.
  • Resume/CV
  • GRE Scores: Recommended but not required

Human Environmental Sciences with Textile and Apparel Management Emphasis, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

About Textile & Apparel Management Programs

Graduate programs in textile and apparel management offer the following areas of study: apparel product development; apparel marketing and merchandising; omnichannel retailing; global sourcing and supply chain management; and consumer marketplace concerns.

Degrees Offered

PhD in human environmental sciences with an emphasis area in textile and apparel management.

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: January 15 for early financial support considerations

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or University in textile and apparel management or related field. Those with unrelated majors will need to do make-up work.

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores for all non-native English-speaking applicants

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 for all non-native English-speaking applicants

For the Textile and Apparel Management Program

  • Statement of professional objectives
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE Scores
  • Latest vitae or resume
  • Digital portfolio is strongly encouraged for Apparel Product Development applicants (Upload it to the Portfolio section)
  • Writing sample (optional)
  • Two-minute video to show about who you are, why you want to pursue graduate degrees, and what your career goals are (Upload it to the Portfolio section)

Natural Resources with Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Emphasis, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

The Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Emphasis Area (HDNR) addresses research and management questions including peoples’ attitudes, knowledge, values, perceptions, and behaviors associated with natural resources.  As an interdisciplinary emphasis area, HDNR considers applicants with backgrounds in social sciences, environmental education, natural resources management and conservation, or related disciplines.

The Ph.D. degree in HDNR is designed to prepare students for careers in academic research and teaching, or advanced scientific professions. The Ph.D. degree is conferred upon students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in their particular specialization and have completed independent research contributing to knowledge in their respective field.

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: Rolling
Spring deadline: Rolling

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours
  • TOEFL required (for non-native English speaking applicants only)

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 Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Program

All application materials must be submitted to the Graduate School online application system.

  • Statement of interest
  • Résumé or CV
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation and the accompanying evaluation sheets from people who can attest to the candidate’s scholastic ability and experience relevant to graduate study
  • Publications (optional)

Health and Rehabilitation Science, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

Admission Criteria

  • Fall Deadline: February 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
  • Faculty Interest, identifying 1-3 faculty members (built into the Graduate School online application)

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

 

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Focus, Doctor of Philosophy

On Campus

Admission Criteria

  • Fall Deadline: February 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
  • Faculty Interest, identifying 1-3 faculty members (built into the Graduate School online application)

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

 

Master's

Health Administration, Master of Health Administration

On Campus Requires Campus Visits

Admission Criteria

  • Residential program applications should be submitted prior to March 1 to receive priority consideration for Fall admission. All applications received after March 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis
  • Executive program applicants (who start each January) are admitted on a rolling basis.
  • A minimum of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA: 3.0 during the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work and any subsequent graduate course work
  • The Health Services Management Program recruits and accepts qualified applicants regardless of race, sex, age, physical ability or national origin.

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 Management and Informatics Program

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal essay
  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL report (international applicants only)

Joint Degrees

The residential MHA can be jointly pursued with the following degree programs: MS in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, MBA, MPA, MS in Industrial Engineering, and JD in Law.

Health Informatics, Master of Science

On Campus Requires Campus Visits

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission Criteria

  • Residential program applications should be submitted prior to March 1 to receive priority consideration for Fall admission. All applications received after March 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis
  • Executive program applicants (who start each January) are admitted on a rolling basis.
  • A minimum of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA: 3.0 during the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work and any subsequent graduate course work

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 Management and Informatics Program

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal essay
  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL report (international applicants only)

History, Master of Arts

On Campus

Admission criteria

Fall deadline: mid-January (consult department website for exact date)

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours
  • BA or BS degree
  • GPA of 3.3 in undergraduate history courses, and at least 18 hours in history

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Candidates who lack the necessary undergraduate hours in history must take graduate-level classes in history to remedy that deficiency before they can be considered for admission. They should consult with the director of graduate studies about appropriate classes.

Graduate School regulations prohibit a non-degree student from taking more than twelve hours of course work.

Candidates must achieve a grade point average in these classes of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale to be considered for admission. A 3.3 GPA or higher does not guarantee admission. Course work taken as a non-degree student to remedy a deficiency in prerequisites ordinarily will not count toward the MA degree.

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School and the History Program

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Copy of each college transcript where a degree was earned or is pending (uploaded to the online application). Applicants accepted by the History program will be required to provide official transcripts to the Graduate Admissions office to be formally admitted to the University.
  • Short essay explaining goals and expectations in graduate study, including the fields in which the student plans to specialize (upload to the online application)
  • Substantial writing sample, such as a final research paper from a course (upload to the online application)
  • 3 letters of recommendation (submission through the online application system)
  • Official GRE score report (Optional)
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required documents have been received by the mid-January deadline.

Human Development & Family Science, Master of Science/Master of Arts

100% Online On Campus

The program offer on-campus master’s degrees in Human Development and Family Science, and distance master’s degrees in Human Development and Family Science with emphasis areas in Family and Community Services and Youth Development. For more information about the Master’s programs, please visit: https://hdfs.missouri.edu/degrees/.

Admission Criteria

  • Fall deadline: January 1 for on-campus programs
  • No admission deadlines for online programs (We guarantee processing of complete applications received at least two months prior to the beginning of the expected term of admission. This will give admitted students adequate time to enroll in coursework.)
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 for last 60 hours

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 Human Development and Family Science Program

HDFS uses a paperless application system, so please scan and upload all documents to the Graduate School online application system.

  • Transcripts of all college credit
  • 3 letters of recommendation from people who can speak to applicant’s potential to do graduate work (e.g., professors, advisors)
  • Statement of purpose (Personal statement)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Official TOEFL examination scores (International students only)

Natural Resources with Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Emphasis, Master of Science

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

The Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Emphasis Area (HDNR) addresses research and management questions including peoples’ attitudes, knowledge, values, perceptions, and behaviors associated with natural resources.  As an interdisciplinary emphasis area, HDNR considers applicants with backgrounds in social sciences, environmental education, natural resources management and conservation, or related disciplines.

The MS is a research-based degree. The student is expected to work closely with a faculty advisor to develop a research topic and a program of study. Students who complete a thesis are expected to publish their findings in peer-reviewed journals. A non-thesis option is also available that requires additional coursework and a research project.

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: Rolling
Spring deadline: Rolling

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours
  • TOEFL required (for non-native English speaking applicants only)

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 Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Program

All application materials must be submitted to the Graduate School online application system.

  • Statement of interest
  • Résumé or CV
  • TOEFL scores (if applicable)
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation and the accompanying evaluation sheets from people who can attest to the candidate’s scholastic ability and experience relevant to graduate study
  • Publications (optional)

Data Science and Analytics, Master of Science

On Campus Requires Campus Visits

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

This program offers an on-campus MS program and an online MS Executive-style program which includes one week on-campus each year. The areas of study the program offers are BioHealth Analytics, Geospatial Analytics, High Performance Computing, Human Centered Science Design and Strategic Communications and Data Journalism.

Admission Criteria

The program is no longer accepting applications for Fall 2021, and will begin accepting Fall 2022 applications on Oct. 1, 2021.

  • Fall deadline: April 17 (Click here to see more information)

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 Data Science and Analytics Program

  • Resume
  • Personal Statement (why you want to pursue an MS in Data Science & Analytics, how data science will advance your career/life, and any other information you feel might support the application)

Journalism, Master of Arts

100% Online On Campus

The program offers an on-campus Master of Arts in Journalism and an online Master of Arts in Journalism with emphasis areas in health communication, interactive media, media management or strategic communication.

Admission criteria

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 in last 60 hours
  • 3 years professional experience in a journalism or communication field (online program only)

Campus program deadlines

Entrance term Apply by Course work begins
Fall January 1 August
Spring September 1 January

Online program deadlines: 8 weeks prior to the beginning of the semester or session

Entrance term Apply by Course work begins
Summer April 16 June
Fall July 2 August
Fall, second 8-week session August 27 October
Spring November 26 January
Spring, second 8-week session January 21 March

*Note: Deadlines are adhered to strictly, and no applicant is considered for admission until all required information is received.

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 Journalism Master’s Program

Please upload the following application materials into the Graduate School online application:

  • Upload unofficial copies of all transcripts (in English) to the Academics section of your application.
  • 3 essays as specified on the School of Journalism website
  • Résumé
  • 3 letters of recommendation (use the online Graduate School application system)

Graduate Certificate

Health Ethics, Graduate Certificate

100% Online On Campus

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone:  Yes

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: The certificate program is ideal for working professionals such as physicians, nurses, healthcare administrators, those serving on hospital ethics committees or considering such health ethics issues in their daily employment, and students in the health professions. The certificate program will help the learner develop an understanding of the ethical issues related to health and healthcare and will foster skill in analyzing and resolving ethical problems and conflicts in the healthcare environment.

Certificate web site:
https://medicine.missouri.edu/departments/health-management-and-informatics/graduate-degrees-programs/graduate-certificate-in-health-ethics

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 Ethics Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV

Healthcare Project Management, Graduate Certificate

100% Online On Campus

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours: 12

Certificate description:
The Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Project Management educates healthcare providers and workers in healthcare-specific project management. The certificate provides the cross-professional training needed to enable health and health workers of all levels of medical/health qualification to better manage projects needed to improve care quality and decrease healthcare costs. Beginning with supported Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption and Meaningful Use and proceeding to value-based reimbursement, the healthcare industry has become increasingly focused on projectized, operational improvements. This focus has exacerbated the need for formally trained project managers, projected to grow as much as 79% over the next eight years. Students in the certificate program will gain a basic knowledge of issues in healthcare project management and competence with skills, techniques, and tools used for effective, safe, complaint, healthcare project management.

Certificate web site:
https://medicine.missouri.edu/departments/health-management-and-informatics/graduate-degrees-programs/graduate-certificate-in-health-care-project-management

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Summer semester: May 1
  • Fall semester: July 31
  • Spring semester: December 15

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 Healthcare Project Management Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV

Health Informatics, Graduate Certificate

On Campus Requires Campus Visits

Officially approved as:     

Stand Alone:  Yes  

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description:  The Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics offered by the Department of Health Management and Informatics provides learners with the skills necessary to participate in the selection, use, and evaluation of information technology applications throughout the health services industry. The certificate program is designed for physicians, nurses, managers, information system designers, consultants, and others committed to the application of information technology for improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of health services.

Certificate web site:
https://medicine.missouri.edu/departments/health-management-and-informatics/graduate-degrees-programs/graduate-certificate-in-health-informatics

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 Informatics Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV

 

Informatics for Public Health, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: The Graduate Certificate in Informatics for Public Health is designed to serve as a stand-alone certificate program for non-degree seeking students, public health care professionals and as an additional option for Master of Science in Health Informatics degree seeking students and Master of Public Health students. Courses taken for the certificate program are not intended to fulfill the requirements of any current graduate degree at MU. Students in the program will gain a basic knowledge of issues in public health informatics and competence in evaluating and discovering solutions for the current and future public health informatics challenges.

Certificate web site:
https://online.missouri.edu/degrees-programs/mu/medicine/informatics-public-health/grad-cert

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 Informatics for Public Health Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV

 

Gerontology, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

*Note: This program is not accepting applications at this time.

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone:  Yes

Total Credit Hours:  15

Certificate description: A certificate in gerontology is ideal for professionals in a variety of aging-related fields. Areas include senior-services organizations like centers on aging; senior centers; nursing homes; assisted, independent, and aging-in-place living facilities; non-profit organizations; faith-based groups; and extension educators.

Note: This is an online certificate program.

Certificate web site:
https://hdfs.missouri.edu/degrees/online-gerontology/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Summer semester: Rolling
  • Fall semester: Rolling
  • Spring semester: Rolling

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 Graduate Certificate Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Youth Development Specialist, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone:  Yes  

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: A certificate in youth development is ideal for professionals in a variety of youth-related fields. Areas include youth-serving organizations like 4-H; Boys and Girls Club; non-profit organizations; faith-based groups; community recreation facilities; correctional professions; elementary, middle and high school educators; and extension educators.

Note: This is an online certificate.

Certificate web site:
https://hdfs.missouri.edu/degrees/youth-development/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Summer semester: Rolling
  • Fall semester: Rolling
  • Spring semester: Rolling

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 Graduate Certificate Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Youth Development Program Management and Evaluation, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone:  Yes  

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: A certificate in youth development is ideal for professionals in a variety of youth-related fields. Areas include youth-serving organizations like 4-H; Boys and Girls Club; non-profit organizations; faith-based groups; community recreation facilities; correctional professions; elementary, middle and high school educators; and extension educators.

Note: This is an online certificate.

Certificate web site:
https://hdfs.missouri.edu/degrees/youth-development/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Summer semester: Rolling
  • Fall semester: Rolling
  • Spring semester: Rolling

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 Graduate Certificate Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Administration and Management of Family and Community Services, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

*Note: This program will be accepting applications soon.

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: This online certificate program will provide students the knowledge and skills to develop, administer, manage, evaluate, and grow programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and families.

Certificate web site:
https://hdfs.missouri.edu/degrees/family-community-services/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Summer semester: Rolling
  • Fall semester: Rolling
  • Spring semester: Rolling

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 Graduate Certificate Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • 3 letters of recommendation

Higher Education Administration, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone:  Yes  

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration is designed to address the need for enhanced understanding of the higher education institutional context and for improved skills in areas required for effective administration of the higher education administration and governance and some technical knowledge about various aspects of administration (i.e., budget and finance, higher education law).  Students also enhance understanding and skills in a relevant area of administrative practice (e.g., program planning for continuing educators, student affairs administration for student affairs professionals, the community college for community college administrators).

Certificate web site:
https://education.missouri.edu/degrees-programs/certificates-minors/higher-education-administration/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Summer semester: Rolling
  • Fall semester: Rolling
  • Spring semester: Rolling

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 Graduate Certificate Program

  • Statement of purpose

Minor

Health System Innovation, Minor

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Healthcare is experiencing a tremendous growth of innovation in products and services to improve the healthcare industry. As innovation has expanded so has the need for health care leaders to understand growing innovative trends, determine how to integrate innovation into health system organizations, and determine which innovative practices are financially viable to support health care institutions.

To support this growing trend of innovation the graduate Minor in Health System Innovation offered by the Sinclair School of Nursing will provide advanced learners with the skills they need to lead organizations, understand emerging technologies, and determine how to care for individuals using innovation and technology.

Students with graduate standing may select 9-12 credit hours from the designated courses listed below to be awarded the graduate minor.

N8820 Healthcare Financial Management (4 credits)
N8830 Nursing Application and Innovation in Informatics (3 credits)
N8840 Nursing Leadership, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
N8860 Organizations & Human Resource Management in Nursing (3 credits)

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