Doctorate Applicants

For students applying for a doctorate degree, the following materials (listed below) are required. Be prepared to have the materials ready to be uploaded/entered once you start the online 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. 

For more information about S&T Doctorate Programs, click here

Required application documents

Complete the Online Application. When you start your application, select "Graduate Online/Distance."

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:

Missouri University of Science and Technology
106 Parker Hall
300 W 13th Street
Rolla, Missouri USA 65409-1060

Official digital transcripts can be sent to Please use the name, S&T Operations if a name is needed.

Global Learning would like to help our UMR/Missouri S&T alumnae with their unofficial transcript for your application.  Please contact if you need your UMR/Missouri S&T unofficial transcript for your application.

GRE/GMAT scores are required for students applying directly into the following master’s degree program

  • Aerospace Engineering, MS and PhD
  • Business Administration, MBA (GRE or GMAT)
  • Civil Engineering, DE
  • Computer Engineering, MS and PhD
  • Electrical Engineering, MS and PhD
  • Geological Engineering, MS and PhD
  • Information Science and Technology, MS
  • Manufacturing Engineering, MS
  • Mechanical Engineering, MS and PhD
  • Water Science and Engineering, MS

It is not required for those applying to a graduate certificate program. 

Missouri S&T’s GRE Test Center Code is: 6876.

Upload your unofficial GRE/GMAT scores under the "Test Scores" section of your application.

Missouri S&T requires official GRE/GMAT scores before a student may register for a second semester. 

You will list three recommenders in the "Recommendations" section of the application. They will receive an email informing them of your request. If they have not responded within a specific time frame, they will receive an email reminder. 

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.

Because of the individual nature of our doctorate programs, please contact, or call 573-341-6903 to confirm that your program of interest is available online.

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