Admissions Process

To apply for the certificate program, you must have both a bachelor’s and master’s degree completed.

How to Apply

Step 1. on the Office of the Graduate School website.

Step 2. Submit the following with your online application:

  • Statement of purpose describing your interest in the degree program and career goals.
  • Email contact information for 3 references; they will be prompted to submit electronic letters of reference.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) that includes prior education and employment experiences.

Step 3. Send the following to Mississippi State University:

  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
  • GRE scores (*This requirement has been waived for applicants for Fall 2020)

Require Application Materials

  • Online application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three letters of reference
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE Scores (*not required for applicants for Fall 2020)
  • Resume/CV