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Degrees Offered

Doctoral

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Why a PhD with the SISLT iSchool?

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

Application Deadlines

Entrance TermPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline
FallDecember 1February 15
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of the degree
  • Graduate GPA of 3.5
  • In addition to meeting admission requirements, all students applying to the PhD program must complete faculty interviews and documentation of their research, development interests and capabilities. If you do not meet these standards, you should provide evidence of exceptionality in one or more other categories.

Minimum GRE Scores

Test TypeVerbalQuantitativeAnalytical
GRE1561464.0

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 Information Science & Learning Technologies Program

  • Statement of Purpose (can also be uploaded into Graduate School online application)
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • 3 letters of reference
  • GRE scores
  • Optional: Any supporting materials (e.g. published papers or technical reports)

Detailed application instructions are available at: https://education.missouri.edu/degree/information-science-learning-technologies-phd/#apply

Scholarships & Financial Aid

More information is available at https://education.missouri.edu/information-science-learning-technologies/phd-program-funding/.

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

The Informatics Institute offers a doctoral degree (PhD) in two tracks: bioinformatics and health informatics.

Students with areas of interests outside of informatics may also wish to pursue a collaborative degree program between MUII and other degree programs. The purpose of the collaborative degree program is to allow students the opportunity to obtain advanced degrees in fields that complement the study of informatics and expand the student’s knowledge and applicability.

Admission Criteria

Entrance TermPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline
FallJanuary 15*March 1
*Note: To be considered for departmental and Graduate School fellowships and assistantships, applications should be submitted by January 15.
  • Preferred GPA: 3.3 out of 4.0
  • Sufficient background and training to pursue advanced degree in informatics

Preferred GRE Scores

Test TypeVerbal + QuantitativeAnalytical
GRE3073.5-4.0

OR

Preferred GMAT Score

Test TypeOverall Score
GMAT570

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 Informatics Program

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose, which should include a summary of why you are interested in pursuing an advanced informatics degree, a brief description of your previous research experiences, the specific area of informatics you are interested in pursuing, and your future career goals and plans in the informatics field.
  • GRE/GMAT scores (optional)
  • TOEFL/IELTS scores for international applicants, if required.
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty or supervisors who can evaluate the applicant’s credentials and potential to become successful in the area of informatics.
  • A scanned copy of transcripts from each postsecondary institution.
  • Optional documents: applicants are encouraged to submit representative publications in informatics, if available.

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission criteria

Fall Application Deadline: January 15 (priority deadline to be considered for funding); March 1 (final deadline with no funding consideration)
Spring Application Deadline: September 15

  • Minimum GPA: 3.5/4.0
  • Demonstrated research experience
  • Compatible research interests or capabilities with a member of the faculty

Note: Only highly qualified students are accepted for advisement in the PhD program. The faculty look for excellence in undergraduate and graduate work, high GRE scores (if provided) and strong indications of research potential.

Applicants will be notified around decision dates within a month after the deadline date.

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 Industrial Engineering Program

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample demonstrating research experience
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Short video statement (no more than 3 minutes) introducing yourself and your research interests and why you want to pursue a graduate degree at the University of Missouri
  • GRE scores (optional) or substantive proof of research ability (if GRE scores are not provided)

TA/RA Hiring

This academic department does not have any function of financial aid.

IMSE hires TA/RA automatically based on the department needs. No separate application or contacts are necessary; all top ranked applicants will be considered.

Educational Specialist

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The program offers a Master of Science and an Educational Specialist degree with emphasis areas in Online Education and Technology in Schools.

Admission criteria

Application Deadlines

This program accepts rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time. We recommend you submit your application six weeks before the beginning of the term in which you wish to start your course work.

Entrance termApply byCourse work begins
SpringDecember 1January
Spring, second 8-week sessionFebruary 1March
SummerMay 1June
FallJuly 1August
Fall, second 8-week sessionSeptember 1October
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of the degree

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 Learning Technologies and Design Program

  • Statement of Purpose (can also be uploaded into Graduate School online application)
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • 2 letters of reference

Detailed application instructions are available at: https://education.missouri.edu/degree/learning-technologies-and-design-ms/

Scholarships & Financial Aid

More information is available at: https://education.missouri.edu/information-science-learning-technologies/scholarships-financial-aid/

Master's

On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission Criteria

Application deadlines: Applications accepted on a rolling deadline throughout the year;

Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Industrial Engineering, a student must:

  • Have completed at least 90 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree, including all general education requirements
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA overall

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.

For the Industrial Engineering Program

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • GRE scores (optional)

On Campus Requires Campus Visits

The program offers an on-campus Master of Arts in Journalism and an online Master of Arts in Journalism. The areas of study the online MA program offers are Health Communication, Interactive Media, Media Management, and 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 TermApply byCourse work begins
FallJanuary 1August

Online program deadlines*

8 weeks prior to the beginning of the semester or session

Entrance TermApply byCourse work begins
SummerApril 14June
FallJuly 1August
Fall, second 8-week sessionAugust 26October
SpringNovember 25January
Spring, second 8-week sessionJanuary 20March

*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**

**Note: Every non-native English-speaking applicant who is applying to a graduate program at the Missouri School of Journalism must submit an English proficiency test score even if they meet all the criteria set by the University to be exempt from the English language requirement.

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)

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The program offers a Master of Science and an Educational Specialist degree with emphasis areas in Online Education and Technology in Schools.

Admission criteria

Application Deadlines

This program accepts rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time. We recommend you submit your application six weeks before the beginning of the term in which you wish to start your course work.

Entrance termApply byCourse work begins
SpringDecember 1January
Spring, second 8-week sessionFebruary 1March
SummerMay 1June
FallJuly 1August
Fall, second 8-week sessionSeptember 1October
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of the degree

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 Learning Technologies and Design Program

  • Statement of Purpose (can also be uploaded into Graduate School online application)
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • 2 letters of reference

Detailed application instructions are available at: https://education.missouri.edu/degree/learning-technologies-and-design-ms/

Scholarships & Financial Aid

More information is available at: https://education.missouri.edu/information-science-learning-technologies/scholarships-financial-aid/

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Upon successful completion of the 39-hour Library and Information Science program, students receive a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS). The program is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).

Application Deadlines

Entrance TermPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline
FallFebruary 15May 1
SpringOctober 15

Admission Criteria

  • Undergraduate GPA (Grade Point Average): Minimum 3.0 in last 60 hours of degree
  • GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) for any course work beyond the undergraduate level.
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): Minimum 590 (paper-based) or 100 (Internet-based)
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing Service): Minimum 7.5

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 Library and Information Science Program

  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • In the online application, you will need to supply names and contact details of two people who can attest to your critical thinking, analytical and writing skills, demonstrating your potential as a graduate student and LIS professional. The Graduate School will contact your references with instructions regarding the letters.
    • We strongly recommend that you have at least one recommendation letter from an undergraduate or graduate instructor who can attest to your critical thinking, and one letter from a supervisor or employer who can attest to your aptitude for the LIS professions. If you have a unique circumstance (e.g., self-employment or no contact with former instructors), please contact us for advice. We do not accept letters of reference from references who cannot look at your experience objectively (e.g., family members, friends).
  • SISLT Supplemental Information (built into the Graduate School application)

Detailed application instructions are available at: https://education.missouri.edu/degree/library-science-mlis/#apply

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Every year SISLT provides more than $22,000 in merit and need-based financial support to new and current LIS students.

  • Application deadline: March 1.

More information is available at: https://education.missouri.edu/information-science-learning-technologies/scholarships-financial-aid/.

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*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Application Deadline for the On-Campus Program: March 1 (Priority deadline: January 1)
  • Spring Application Deadline for the On-Campus Program: October 1
  • Application Deadline for the Online Program: Rolling

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0/4.0

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 Industrial Engineering Program

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • GRE scores (optional)

TA/RA hiring

This academic department does not have any function of financial aid.

IMSE hires TA/RA automatically based on the department needs. No separate application or contacts are necessary; all top ranked applicants will be considered.

Graduate Certificate

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours: 12

Certificate description: The 100% online Intervention and Instruction Certificate will prepare highly qualified educators (general educators and special educators) and related service providers to provide evidence-based practices and supports to meet the academic goals of children with special needs. Scholars completing the certificate program will be able to deliver EBPs that are effective across developmental domains, can ameliorate negative effects, and improve long-term outcomes of student achievement. This graduate certificate may serve as a stand-alone credential or may be applied towards a master’s degree.

Certificate web site: https://cehd.missouri.edu/special-education/degrees-programs/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

Entrance TermApplication Deadline
FallMay 15
SpringOctober 15
SummerMarch 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 Graduate Certificate Program

  • Unofficial transcript
  • Personal data sheet (built into the Graduate School online application)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE score report (optional)

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours:  16

Certificate description:

The Serious Game and Simulation Design (SGSD) graduate level certificate is a 16 credit-hour program. The SGSD certificate program prepares students as practicing professionals within technology environments having serious games and simulation design focuses.  This certificate would leverage currently available resources and faculty expertise into a meaningful program with a broad range of students and employers would find both desirable and valuable.

Certificate graduates would have enhanced skill sets giving them a competitive advantage when marketing themselves to SGSD positions. Using Bloom’s taxonomy structure, the following is a clear statement of certificate educational objectives.

  • Learn and apply a systematic, agile, team-based and flexible process for game and simulation design.
  • Learn and apply skills for prototyping game and/or simulation designs using appropriate software and/or game engine tools.
  • Learn and apply principles of visual design; design game and simulation assets.
  • Analyze existing games and simulations for usage of game / simulation strategies and mechanisms shown to be effective in achieving cognitive, affective and psychomotor “serious” outcomes.
  • Become fluent in usage of serious gaming and simulation technology equipment (e.g. HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung GearVR, etc.)
  • Analyze needs, design, and prototype a “serious” game and / or simulation using strategies and mechanisms shown to be effective in achieving cognitive, affective and psychomotor “serious” outcomes.
  • Assess and evaluate learning outcomes from employing game / simulation strategies using user experience and usability methods.

Certificate web site:
https://education.missouri.edu/information-science-learning-technologies/certificates/serious-games-and-simulation-design-graduate-certificate/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

This program accepts rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time. We recommend you submit your application six weeks before the beginning of the term in which you wish to start your course work.

Entrance TermApplication Deadline
SummerMay 1
FallAugust 1
SpringDecember 1

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
  • SISLT Supplemental Information (built into the Graduate School online application)

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Officially approved as:  

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: Knowledge of investments is important in a number of careers. Jobs such as financial analyst, portfolio manager, wealth manager, personal financial planner, and risk manager require an advanced knowledge of investments. The educational objective of the Graduate Certificate in Investments is to provide cutting-edge knowledge to those people who wish to pursue a career in financial services, an “umbrella” description that includes the jobs listed above.

Certificate website:
https://online.missouri.edu/degrees-programs/mu/business/investments/grad-cert

Admission Criteria

Deadlines for application to the Graduate Certificate in Investments

Students may start the program at the beginning of the fall or spring semester.

Entrance TermApplication Deadline
FallJuly 1
SpringDecember 1

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 Investments Program

  • Trulaske Graduate Application (built into the Graduate School online application)
  • Resume/CV

Please click here for more details about admissions requirements and steps to apply.

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours: 12

Certificate description:
The graduate certificate in Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is a 12 credit-hour interdisciplinary certificate consisting of two Supply Chain courses (one from Management and one from Industrial Engineering) and one Analytics elective and one Supply Chain / Operations elective. Certificate holders will gain knowledge in operations management, analytics, sourcing/procurement, logistics, distribution, transportation, information technology, and decision sciences.

Certificate web site:
https://engineering.missouri.edu/degree/graduate-certificate-in-global-supply-chain-management/

Academic Requirements for the Stand-Alone Certificate:
Prerequisite for the stand-alone certificate is a baccalaureate degree and prior statistical coursework.  Students with either an AACSB accredited BS in Business or an ABET accredited BS in Industrial Engineering will meet this requirement. Students who are pursuing the stand-alone certificate must dually enroll in the Graduate School, admitted to the GSCM Graduate Certificate Program and receive graduate credit for their 12 semester hours of stand-alone certificate courses.

Academic Requirements for the Obtaining Certificate as part of other MU degree:
Students currently enrolled in MU MBA, MS Business or MS/PhD Industrial Engineering programs will meet admission requirements and need to complete the required 12 semester credits of the GSCM program.

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Fall deadline: Rolling
  • Spring deadline: Rolling
  • Summer deadline: 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 Global Supply Chain Management Program

  • Statement of purpose (for online program only)
  • Resume/CV (for online program only)

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours: 12

Certificate description:
User Experience and Usability (UXU) graduate certificate is a 12 credit hour program. The UXU certificate program prepares students as significant professional contributors within design and development technology environments. This certificate would leverage currently available courses, resources and experienced faculty by channeling those assets into a meaningful program that a broad range of students and employers would find both desirable and valuable.

Certificate graduates would have competitive advantage to market themselves as prepared practicing professionals in the User Experience and Usability arena. Using Bloom’s taxonomy structure, the following is the clear statement of certificate educational objectives:

  • Analyze and develop strategies to support efficient user performance with effective tools and systems (Analysis/Create);
  • Create cultural sensitivity and inclusive conditions for data collection (Analysis/Create);
  • Design data instruments and implement data collection with tools (e.g. computer screen recording software, eye trackers, etc.) (Create/Apply);
  • Recommend and implement UX tools and methodologies to support objectives (Evaluate/Apply);
  • Organize and manage UX related projects (Create/Apply).

Certificate web site:
https://education.missouri.edu/information-science-learning-technologies/certificates/user-experience-and-usability/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

This program accepts rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time. We recommend you submit your application six weeks before the beginning of the term in which you wish to start your course work.

Entrance TermApplication Deadline
SummerMay 1
FallAugust 1
SpringDecember 1

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
  • SISLT Supplemental Information (built into the Graduate School online application)

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours: 15

Certificate description:
The Graduate Certificate in Interactive Media prepares students in the use of interactive, digital and social media. It provides insights into how people perceive and process digital messages. Students will investigate the psychological, social, ethical and legal issues regarding the roles and effects of digital news, advertising and public relations on society.

Certificate web site:
https://journalism.missouri.edu/degrees-programs/graduate-degrees/online-certificates/

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines: 8 weeks prior to the beginning of the semester or session

Entrance termApply by Course work begins
SummerApril 14June
FallJuly 1August
Fall, second 8-week sessionAugust 26October
SpringNovember 25January
Spring, second 8-week sessionJanuary 20March

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores*

*Note: Every non-native English-speaking applicant who is applying to a graduate program at the Missouri School of Journalism must submit an English proficiency test score even if they meet all the criteria set by the University to be exempt from the English language requirement.

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

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Writing sample (optional)

100% Online

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone:  Yes  

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate Description: The Online Educator Graduate Certificate Program will equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to design and provide effective online learning experiences including:

  • Designing online learning activities and assessments for meaningful learning
  • Designing, facilitating, and evaluating online discussions
  • Promoting student engagement and motivation in online learning environments.
  • Understanding unique characteristics of online learning environments
  • Selecting appropriate technology tools and learning objects to support online learners
  • Using Learning Management Systems to support and deliver online learning
  • Seeking for and evaluating Internet-based information and resources that can be used to enhance online learning
  • Organizing course materials in an online format

Certificate web site:
https://online.missouri.edu/degrees-programs/mu/education/online-educator/grad-cert

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

This program accepts rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time. We recommend you submit your application six weeks before the beginning of the term in which you wish to start your course work.

Entrance TermApplication Deadline
SummerRolling
FallRolling
SpringRolling

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
  • SISLT Supplemental Information (built into the Graduate School online application)

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

 

Minor

On Campus

About the Interdisciplinary Minor

All graduate students at MU, regardless of department, are eligible to work toward the Interdisciplinary Minor in International Development. Once complete, the minor will be recorded on the MU transcript.

Interested students should contact Corinne Valdivia, PhD, director of the minor and research associate professor of agricultural economics.

Plan of Study

The requirements for acceptance and completion of work for the minor are as follows:

  1. The student must be enrolled as a master’s or PhD candidate in good standing at MU.
  2. A formal request to be included in the minor must be made in advance of taking courses, to the director, Associate Professor Corinne Valdivia, 210 Mumford Hall. This request should be approved by the student’s advisor. A copy will be sent to the Graduate School.
  3. Once the student is admitted to the minor, they should seek advisement from the director and their advisor concerning which courses to take. The plan of study must be submitted to the Graduate School no later than the semester before graduation.
  4. The student must satisfactorily complete a total of twelve credit hours in courses dealing with the developing world. This is an Interdisciplinary Minor. At least six of the twelve hours must be taken in at least two departments outside the student’s home department.
  5. Foreign language courses are not required, but students who are not fluent in a second language are strongly encouraged to take intensive language courses to develop competency. Credit for language courses does not count toward the twelve hours of credit required for the minor.
  6. When the required twelve hours of credit are completed from approved courses, the student’s advisor will submit the second form to the director, who will in turn sign and submit it to the Graduate School. This should be done in advance of the student’s orals to give members of the policy committee an opportunity to sit in on the examining committee if they so desire.
  7. The minor is only awarded after all departmental and Graduate School requirements for the advanced degree have been satisfied. An overall grade point average of 3.0 is required for the twelve hours within the minor.

Qualifying Courses

Click here to view a list of preapproved courses. Students enrolled in the minor should check with the director to determine what courses they should take. Credit cannot be given for courses not on this list without approval by the director.

Interdisciplinary Degree

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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: Yes

Total Credit Hours: 12

Certificate description:
The graduate certificate in Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) is a 12 credit-hour interdisciplinary certificate consisting of two Supply Chain courses (one from Management and one from Industrial Engineering) and one Analytics elective and one Supply Chain / Operations elective. Certificate holders will gain knowledge in operations management, analytics, sourcing/procurement, logistics, distribution, transportation, information technology, and decision sciences.

Certificate web site:
https://engineering.missouri.edu/degree/graduate-certificate-in-global-supply-chain-management/

Academic Requirements for the Stand-Alone Certificate:
Prerequisite for the stand-alone certificate is a baccalaureate degree and prior statistical coursework.  Students with either an AACSB accredited BS in Business or an ABET accredited BS in Industrial Engineering will meet this requirement. Students who are pursuing the stand-alone certificate must dually enroll in the Graduate School, admitted to the GSCM Graduate Certificate Program and receive graduate credit for their 12 semester hours of stand-alone certificate courses.

Academic Requirements for the Obtaining Certificate as part of other MU degree:
Students currently enrolled in MU MBA, MS Business or MS/PhD Industrial Engineering programs will meet admission requirements and need to complete the required 12 semester credits of the GSCM program.

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Fall deadline: Rolling
  • Spring deadline: Rolling
  • Summer deadline: 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 Global Supply Chain Management Program

  • Statement of purpose (for online program only)
  • Resume/CV (for online program only)