Requirements

 

Required Documents

All required documents should be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions (domestic students) or International Education and Services (International Students).

  • Southeast Missouri State University
    Office of Admissions, MS 3550
    One University Plaza
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Southeast Missouri State University
    International Education and Services
    One University Plaza, MS 2000
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Program Cumulative GPA Test Scores Reference Letters Additional Documentation
Applied Behavior Analysis (M.A.) 3.0   2

*Letter of Intent
International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95

Applied Computer Science (M.S.) 3.0   3  
Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate 2.75     International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Biology (MNS) 2.75   2 Faculty Sponsor Agreement
*Letter of Intent
Chemistry (MNS) 2.5   2 International Applicants Only - Course Descriptions in English
Communication Disorders (M.A.) 3.0 GRE-Submit score with code 7484 2 Complete CSDCAS Application here
Counseling (Specialist) 3.5   2  
Criminal Justice (M.S.) 3.0     *Letter of Intent
Educational Administration (Specialist) 3.5 Teaching Certificate    
Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) 3.5 Teaching Certificate    
Educational Studies (M.A.) 2.75     International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Educational Technology (M.A.) 2.75     International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Elementary Administration (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate   International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Elementary Education (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate or State Content Exam or GRE   International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
English (M.A.) 2.5      
Environmental Science (M.S.) 2.5 GRE 2 *Letter of Intent
Exceptional Child (MAT) 2.75     Work Style Disposition Instrument
International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Exceptional Child Education (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate or State Content Exam or GRE   International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Healthcare Management (M.S.) 3.0 GRE/GMAT or healthcare licensure    
Healthcare Management Certificates 3.0 GRE/GMAT or healthcare licensure    
Higher Education Administration (M.A.) 2.75     International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
History (M.A.) 2.75   2 *Letter of Intent & Writing Sample
Human Environmental Studies (M.A.) 2.75     Letter of Application
Industrial/Organizational Psychology (M.A.) 3.25 GRE  3 *Letter of Intent
Management (M.S.) 2.75 GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT or Graduate Degree with a 3.0 Cumulative GPA   *Letter of Intent & Resume
Mathematics (MNS) 2.5   2  
MBA 2.5 GMAT/GRE or Graduate Degree with a 3.0 Cumulative GPA    
Mental Health Counseling (M.A.) 3.0 GRE/MAT 3 International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Middle & Secondary Education: STEM Content (MAT) 2.75 State Licensure Exam   Missouri Educator Profile (MEP)
International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Nursing (MSN) 3.25     Department Application for Admission
Nutrition & Exercise Science (M.S.) 3.0 GRE    
Public Administration (MPA) 2.7   2 *Letter of Intent & Resume
Public History (M.A.) 2.75   2 *Letter of Intent & Writing Sample
School Counseling (M.A.) 3.0 GRE/MAT  3 International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
School Psychological Examiner Post-Graduate Certificate 3.5   4  
Secondary Administration (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate   International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Special Reading K-12 Licensure Certificate 2.5      
Teacher Leadership (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate   International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95
Teacher Leadership (Specialist) 3.5 Teaching Certificate    
Technology Management (M.S.) 3.0      
TESOL (M.A.) 2.5      

*A letter of intent for the M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis, M.S. in Environmental Science, M.A. Industrial/Organizational Psychology or M.S. in Management should address an applicant's preparation for graduate study, ability to succeed at the graduate level and professional goals and objectives. The letter should address what the applicant expects to achieve through graduate level study in his or her intended program of study. The letter should be typed and a maximum of 750 words in length.
A letter of intent for the M.A. in History should indicate how the applicant's past experiences have prepared him or her for a graduate degree or for graduate study. 
A letter of intent for the M.A. in Public History should indicate how the applicant's past experiences have prepared him or her for a graduate degree in Public History and to succeed at the graduate level.
A letter of intent for the MPA in Public Administration should address an applicant's professional goals and objectives. The letter should address what the applicant expects to achieve through graduate level study. The letter should be typed and a maximum of 750 words in length.
A letter of intent for the MNS in Biology should address an applicant's interests in biology and future goals after obtaining a graduate degree in biology. The letter should be typed and a maximum of one page (single spaced; 12 point font; Times New Roman).
A letter of intent for M.S. in Criminal Justice should address preparation for graduate study, ability to succeed at the graduate level, explanation of any special circumstances/considerations and professional goals. The letter should be well written, typed and a maximum of 750 words in length.

Contact

573.651.2192
graduateschool@semo.edu
Academic Hall 132
School of Graduate Studies
One University Plaza, MS 3400
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701