Southeast Missouri State University

Teaching Certificate or State Content Exam or GRE

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 2 Faculty Sponsor Agreement
*Letter of Intent
Career Counseling (M.A.) 3.0 GRE/MAT 3  
Chemistry (MNS) 2.5 GRE 2  
Communication Disorders (M.A.) 3.0 GRE-Submit score with code 7484 2 Complete CSDCAS Application here
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 State Content Exam 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 State Content Exam or GRE    
Facilities Management Certificate 3.0      
Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate 3.25     Department Application for Admission
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      
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
Management (M.S.) 2.75 GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT   *Letter of Intent & Resume
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    
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 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.
A letter of intent for the MNS in Biology should address an applicant's main areas of interest. The letter should be typed and a maximum of one page (single spaced; 12 point font; Times New Roman).

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