Master of science University of Missouri-Columbia

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Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. Additional in-seat graduate certificate options are available. Please talk to the Trulaske College of Business to determine what graduate certificates work best for you:

Successful completion of the program requires a minimum of 36 credit hours: 12 credits of core business foundations courses (6 credits may be waived), a minimum of 12 credits from a business graduate certificate and a minimum of 12 credits from another business graduate certificate or a partner graduate certificate.

Business online graduate certificate options:

Partner online graduate certificate options:

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The chart below shows when the courses are traditionally offered. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

Nondegree-seeking enrollment

Prior to acceptance into the program, you may enroll in up to 9 credit hours as a nondegree-seeking (in some cases, post-baccalaureate) student. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance. Learn more about nondegree-seeking university student admissions.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

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This program is administered by the Trulaske College of Business