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For students applying into a graduate certificate program, the following materials (listed below) are required. Be prepared to have the materials ready to be uploaded/entered once you start the application. If you are unable to have all materials ready when applying, you can still start the application and save it.
Please note: we will be unable to process your application without the required documents.
Required application documents
2-3 paragraphs explaining why you are applying for this program. You will copy and paste your statement into the text box provided on the "Statement of Purpose" section of the application.
Unofficial transcripts are sufficient for an admit decision.
Upload your transcripts on the online application under the "Institutional Data" section. PDF scans are preferred. Missouri S&T requires official transcripts from all schools attended before a student may register for a second semester. In order for a transcript to be counted as official, it must be sent directly from the school to Missouri S&T. It cannot come directly from a student.
Official transcripts should be mailed to the Global Learning Office:
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Global Learning - Distance Education
320 W. 12th St.
G8 Norwood Hall
Rolla, MO 65409
Some programs require a resume when applying. Check with your department’s requirements to see if this applies to you. Upload your resume in the "Portfolio" section of your application. PDF or JPG file formats are preferred.
Some programs require a background check. Make sure to check the admissions requirements of your program, to see if this applies to you.
* Only needed for students applying for the Civil or Environmental Engineering certificate programs.
** Only needed for students applying for the Expolsives Engineering or Explosive Technology graduate certificate programs.
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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