Data science and analytics
How to apply

Graduate certificate University of Missouri
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How to apply

Fulfill the admission requirements:

  • Completed baccalaureate or advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education.
  • 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.

Other qualifications may apply. Please contact the department (see below) for additional information on the application process.

Application dates

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Fall 2022 April 17, 2022 (application opens Oct. 1, 2021) Aug. 2022

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.

  • Personal statement describing why you wish to pursue graduate certificate in data science and analytics, how data science will advance your career/life and any other information you feel might support your application
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae.
  • 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: Data Science and Analytics-Distance (Grad Cert)

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Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics
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