Southeast Missouri State University

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
Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate 2.75
Biology (MNS) 2.5 GRE 2 Faculty Sponsor Agreement
Career Counseling (M.A.) 3.0 GRE/MAT 3
Chemistry (MNS) 2.5 GRE 2
Communication Disorders (M.A.) 3.0 GRE 2 Letter of Application
Counseling (Specialist) 3.5
Criminal Justice (M.S.) 2.75 *Letter of Intent
Educational Administration (Specialist) 3.5 Teaching Certificate
Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) 3.5 Teaching Certificate
Educational Leadership Development (Specialist) 3.5 Teaching Certificate
Educational Studies (M.A.) 2.75
Educational Technology (M.A.) 2.75
Elementary Administration & Supervision (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate
Elementary Education (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate or PRAXIS II or GRE
English (M.A.) 2.5
Environmental Science (M.S.) 2.5 GRE 2 *Letter of Intent
Exceptional Child Education (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate or PRAXIS II or GRE
Facilities Management Certificate 3.0
Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate 3.25 Department Application for Admission
Higher Education Administration (M.A.) 2.75
Historic Preservation Certificate 2.75 2 *Letter of Intent & Writing Sample
History (M.A.) 2.75 2 *Letter of Intent & Writing Sample
Heritage Education Certificate 2.75 2 *Letter of Intent & Writing Sample
Human Environmental Studies (M.A.) 2.75 Letter of Application
Mathematics (MNS) 2.5 2
MBA 2.5 GMAT/GRE
Mental Health Counseling (M.A.) 3.0 GRE/MAT 3
Nursing (MSN) 3.25 Department Application for Admission
Nutrition & Exercise Science (M.S.) 3.0 GRE
Organizational Management (M.S.) 2.75 GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT *Letter of Intent & Resume
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
Science Education (MNS) 2.5 2
Secondary Administration & Supervision (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate
Teacher Leadership (M.A.) 2.75 Teaching Certificate
Technology Management (M.S.) 3.25
TESOL (M.A.) 2.5

*A letter of intent for the M.S. in Criminal Justice, M.S. in Environmental Science or M.S. in Organizational 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, Historic Preservation Certificate or Heritage Education Certificate 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.

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