Global education and leadership
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Graduate certificate University of Missouri
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How to apply

Fulfill the admission requirements:

  • Completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Have earned a 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate course work (for applicants with less than a master’s degree).
  • If English is not your native language, please submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 (internet-based test), an IELTS score of at least 6.5, a Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of at least 59 or a Cambridge C1 Advanced score of at least 180.
  • GRE scores are not required.

Application dates

This program accepts rolling admissions, so you can apply at any time. We recommend you submit your application six weeks before the beginning of the term in which you wish to start your course work.

To start classes in Apply by Classes begin
Spring Nov. 1 January
Summer April 1 June
Fall July 1 August

Gather your papers:

Applying will be easier and faster if you gather these required documents beforehand:

  • Transcripts of all previous college or university education. Upload unofficial transcripts in your online application. If you are accepted, you will be asked to provide official transcripts.
  • Resumé or CV.
  • Statement of purpose that demonstrates how your goals align with our program.
  • TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or C1 Advanced score reports for applicants whose native language is not English. For information on sending test scores, visit the Grad School website.

Complete the online application

Carefully follow the instructions on the application site.

  • Upload the above documents in the online application
  • Degree/delivery: Graduate Certificate- Distance (Online/Remote Site/etc.)
  • Academic program: Global Education and Leadership-Distance (Grad Cert)

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Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
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