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How to apply

Fulfill the admission requirements

  • The certificate program is open to all persons holding a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree in engineering or a physical science and who have a minimum of one year of professional employment experience, or are currently accepted into a graduate degree program at Missouri S&T.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a physical science.
  • Undergraduate courses: Calculus series (I,II,III), Differential Equations, Statistics, Physics or Chemistry, Engineering Economy.
  • Undergraduate GPA ≥ 2.75 cumulative.
  • All international applicants must demonstrate sufficient command of English to successfully pursue work at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Minimum English proficiency test score requirements are 79 for TOEFL, 6.5 for IELTS, 53 for PTE, or 105 for Duolingo.

Application dates

This program does not have set deadlines, so you can apply at any time. We do encourage students to apply by the stated dates to ensure their application gets processed in time for the beginning of the semester.

To start classes in Apply by Classes begin
Fall July 31 August
Spring Dec. 31 January
Summer May 19 June

Gather your papers

  • Statement of purpose should be 2-3 paragraphs explaining why you are applying for this program. Statement is to be submitted electronically on the online application; you'll copy and paste it into the provided text box.
  • Unofficial transcripts are sufficient for an admit decision. Upload your transcripts on the online application under your "Institutional Data." If you previously attended S&T, please email if you need an unofficial transcript for your application. An unofficial transcript is required for your application to be processed.
  • Official transcripts should be mailed to S&T Admissions:
    • Missouri University of Science and Technology
      106 Parker Hall
      300 W. 12th Street
      Rolla, Missouri 65409-1060

Complete the online application

When you start a new application, select "Graduate Online/Distance" and then select the certificate program. Don't forget to list your current employer and company location on the application.

Please note: Letters of recommendation are NOT required for certificate applicants. If prompted for recommendations on the online application please disregard.

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