Ready for the Next Step?

Whether your field requires graduate degree or you are just seeking to further your education and advance your career, Southeast offers graduate programs both on campus and online to help you reach your goals.

Required Documents for Admission 

To apply for graduate studies, we may need some additional documents based on your program. All required documents should be mailed directly to the Office of Admissions (domestic students) or International Education and Services (International Students). Don't miss the deadline to turn in all your documents. 

  • 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.) 

3.25 

 

2 

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

Applied Computer Science (M.S.) 

3.0 

 

 

 

Applied Nutrition (M.S.) 

3.0 

 

 

MSAN Program Application and supplemental documents (in addition to University application)  

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  

Cloud Computing Certificate 

2.5 

 

 

 

Communication Disorders (M.A.) 

3.0 

GRE-Submit score with code 6655 - Waived for Summer 2022  

2 

Complete CSDCAS Application. In addition, official college transcripts must be sent directly to CSDCAS. A University application must also be submitted.

Counseling (Specialist) 

3.5 

 

2 

 

Criminal Justice (M.S.) 

3.0 

 

 

*Letter of Intent 

Cybersecurity (M.S.) 

3.0 

 

 

 

Cybersecurity Certificate 

2.5 

 

 

 

Educational Administration (Specialist) 

3.5 

 

 

Valid Professional Teaching Certificate 
Resume verifying 2 years of classroom teaching experience  

Educational Leadership (MA) 

2.75 

 

 

Valid Professional Teaching Certificate 
Resume verifying 2 years of classroom teaching experience 
International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95  

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 Education (M.A.) 

2.75 

Valid Professional 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 only required for probationary and GA position consideration. 

2 

*Letter of Intent 

Exceptional Child (M.A.) 

2.75 

Valid Professional 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 

Industrial/Organizational Psychology (M.A.) 

3.0 

GRE - Waived for Spring 2022 applicants

 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 with 3 Professional/Business References 

MBA 

2.5 

GMAT/GRE –  

GMAT/GRE Waiver Qualifications

 

 

Mental Health Counseling (M.A.) 

3.0 

 

3 

International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95 

Middle & Secondary Education: STEM Content (MAT) 

2.5 

State Licensure Exam 

 

International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95 

Nursing (MSN) 

3.25 

 

 

MSN Program Application (submit prior to the University application which is also required)  

Nutrition & Exercise Science (M.S.) 

3.0 

 

 

 

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 

 

3 

International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95 

School Psychological Examiner Post-Graduate Certificate 

3.5 

 

4 

 

Special Reading K-12 Licensure Certificate 

2.75 

 

 

 

Teacher Leadership (M.A.) 

2.75 

 

 

Valid Professional Teaching Certificate 
International Applicants - Minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL of 95  

Teacher Leadership (Specialist) 

3.5 

 

 

Valid Professional Teaching Certificate 

Technology Management (M.S.) 

3.0 

 

 

 

TESOL (M.A.) 

2.5 

 

 

 

*View the Graduate Bulletin for details.

Graduate Admission Requirements

Whether your returning to your education or continuing straight from your bachelor’s degree, Southeast can help you earn the credentials and gain the knowledge necessary for the next step in your career.

  • Complete the Application for Graduate Admission 
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. 
  • Submit official test scores (if applicable). 
  • Submit proof of U.S. citizenship, permanent residency or lawful presence in the U.S. (e.g. driver's license, passport, birth certificate, green card)  
  • Submit other required application materials (see table above).  

  • You may not be allowed to enroll in course work applicable to your degree until your initial study plan has been approved by your program coordinator 
  • After being advised, enroll following the priority registration schedule.  
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