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Natural Resources with Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Emphasis, Accelerated Master of Science

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension. Submit all required documents in electronic format in the Graduate School online application system. Contact the emphasis coordinator or School of Natural Resources Director of Graduate Programs if your experience any difficulties. Admission Criteria Application deadline: Rolling Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program.

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Public Affairs, Accelerated Master of Public Affairs

Admission Criteria Fall deadline: January 15 Spring deadline: November 15 Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MPA program in Public Affairs, a student must: Have completed at least 90 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree. Have a 3.0 GPA overall. Required Application

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Neural Engineering-Signals, Systems and Machine Learning, Graduate Certificate

Officially approved as: Stand Alone: Yes Total Credit Hours:  12 Certificate description: The Graduate Certificate in Neural Engineering-Signals, Systems & Machine Learning will enable the student to gain both fundamental and applied understanding of brain signals and systems, and machine learning schemes in this rapidly growing component of neural big-data research. The program includes the study

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Data Analytics Engineering, Graduate Certificate

Officially approved as: Stand Alone: Yes Total Credit Hours:  12 Certificate description: Data science is an interdisciplinary area of scientific processes, methods, systems, and algorithms to obtain knowledge or insights from data. Data engineers design, manage, and optimize the flow of data within an organization. The goal of this graduate certificate is to prepare students

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Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering, Accelerated Master of Science

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension. Admission criteria Fall deadline: May 1 Spring deadline: December 1 Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering, a student must: Have completed at least 90 credit hours toward

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Computer Science, Accelerated Master of Science

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension. Admission criteria Fall deadline: May 1 Spring deadline: December 1 Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Computer Science, a student must: Have completed at least 90 credit hours toward a

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Food and Hospitality Systems, Accelerated Master of Science

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension. Admission criteria Fall deadline: April 30 Spring deadline: October 31 Summer deadline: January 31 Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Food and Hospitality Systems, a student must: be in one

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Agricultural and Applied Economics, Accelerated Master of Science

Admission Criteria Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Agricultural and Applied Economics, a student must: Have completed at least 90 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree. Have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better Required Application Materials For the Graduate

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Biological Engineering, Accelerated Master of Science

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension. Admission Criteria Fall deadline: June 1 (Priority deadline: January 1) Spring deadline: October 31 (Priority deadline: October 1) Summer deadline: April 1 Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Biological Engineering,

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AI and Machine Learning, Graduate Certificate

Officially approved as: Stand Alone: Yes Total Credit Hours:  15 Certificate description: The recent advancement in AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine Learning has made significant impact in a wide range of research fields and industries. The purpose of this graduate certificate is to prepare students and professionals to understand the foundation and advanced skills in

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English, Accelerated Master of Arts

Admission Criteria Fall deadline: February 1 Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MA program in English, a student must: Have completed at least 90 credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree. Have a 3.3 GPA overall and a 3.5 in the major. Required

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Civil Engineering, Accelerated Master of Science

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension. Admission Criteria Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MS program in Civil Engineering, a student must: Have completed at least 90 credit hours towards a bachelor’s degree. Have a GPA of 3.0 or

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Public Health Communication, Graduate Certificate

Officially approved as: Stand Alone: Yes Total Credit Hours:  15 Certificate description: The certificate in public health communication prepares recent college graduates, mid-career professionals in public health and journalism fields to effectively communicate scientific evidence for public health policies and interventions with lay and professional audiences. Graduates will be prepared to work in health education,

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Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Occupational Therapy

The Occupational Therapy Doctorate degree is an entry level degree option for individuals to prepare to obtain their licensure as an OT.  The continued high demand for OT’s and increasing accreditation requirements prompted the American Occupational Therapy Association to vote in support of entry-level education for OT’s at the doctoral level, in addition to the

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Public Engagement, Graduate Certificate

Officially approved as: Stand Alone: Yes Total Credit Hours:  12 Certificate description: The educational objectives of the Certificate in Public Engagement program are to teach students how to successfully demonstrate the societal impacts of their research through public engagement activities. Coursework will concentrate on increasing the ability of students to communicate their research and disciplinary

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Atlantic History and Politics, Dual JD/MA Program

The Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy and the School of Law offer an integrated program in which students may obtain both an MA degree in Atlantic History & Politics and a JD degree from the School of Law. Although an MA degree in Atlantic History & Politics normally requires one year plus one summer of

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Statistics, Accelerated Master of Arts

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension. The program offer a Master of Arts in Statistics, with emphasis areas in Biostatistics and Data Analytics. Admission Criteria Current MU undergraduate students are eligible to apply to this program. To be considered for admission to the accelerated MA program in Statistics, a student must: Have

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Journalism, Accelerated Master of Arts

Admission criteria Minimum GPA: 3.5 Current undergraduate students in the Missouri School of Journalism are eligible to apply to this program Campus program deadlines Entrance term Apply by Fall January 1 Spring September 1 *Note: Deadlines are adhered to strictly, and no applicant is considered for admission until all required information is received. Minimum Language Requirements

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Healthcare Project Management, Graduate Certificate

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

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Visual Studies, Doctor of Philosophy

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension. Admission Criteria Fall deadline: January 18 The department accepts as candidates for the Ph.D. students who have earned an M.A. or its equivalent in art history, media studies, or related fields of the humanities and social sciences, either from the University of Missouri-Columbia or from an

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