Build on the education you’ve already acquired with a certificate, master’s, or specialist degree from Southeast. Degrees are offered in online or in the classroom formats.
Experience American culture, share your global perspective, and earn a graduate degree from an accredited institution; you’ll do all that here. Southeast welcomes students from 65 countries around the world. Join us.
Are you a SEMO alumnus? If so, you can pursue your graduate degree with the in-state tuition rate, no matter where you live. We want our Redhawks to continue their education and achieve their goals, so we're making it as simple as possible.
The application for admission, official transcripts and other required documents should be submitted no later than the dates listed below.
Fall Semester - August 1
Spring Semester - November 21
Summer Semester - May 15
Rolling admission, but preferred deadlines are:
Fall Semester - July 1
Spring Semester - November 1
Summer Semester (for IEP students only) - None
Programs with Early Application Deadlines
Programs that have application deadlines that are earlier than the general Graduate Studies and International Education and Services deadlines are listed in the table below.
|Applied Behavior Analysis (MA)||Summer/Fall||March 15 - Complete files will be reviewed as they are received.|
|Applied Computer Science (MS)||Fall||March 1 (international)|
|Applied Computer Science (MS)||Spring||October 1 (international)|
|Applied Nutrition (MS)||Summer||January 1 - Complete files are not reviewed until January|
|Athletic Training (MS)||Summer||March 1 - Priority - Complete files are not reviewed until March.|
|Biology (MS)||Fall||April 1|
|Biology (MS)||Spring||October 1|
|Biology (MS)||Summer||April 1|
|Communication Disorders (MA)||Summer Admission Only||January 15 - Complete files are not reviewed until February|
|Cybersecurity (MS)||Fall||March 1 (international)|
|Cybersecurity (MS)||Spring||October 1 (international)|
|Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MA)||Fall||Februry 1 - Applications after this deadline will be considered but may not be given priority.|
|Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MA)||Spring||October 1 - Applications after this deadline will be considered but may not be given priority.|
|Mental Health Counseling (MA)||Summer/Fall Admission Only||February 1 - Preferred - Complete files are not reviewed until February|
|Nursing (MSN)||Fall Admission Only||February 1 - Complete files are not reviewed until February. Admission will continue until seats are filled.|
|School Counseling (MA)||Summer/Fall Admission Only||February 1 - Preferred - Complete files are not reviewed until February|
|School Psychological Examiner Post-Graduate Certificate||Fall||August 1|
|School Psychological Examiner Post-Graduate Certificate||Spring||December 1|
|School Psychological Examiner Post-Graduate Certificate||Summer||May 1|
|Technology Management (MS)||Fall||August 1 (domestic), July 1 (international)|
|Technology Management (MS)||Spring||November 1|
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