2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Steps to Admission to Graduate School

  • Submit an application for graduate admission. Applications are available online at www.nwmissouri.edu/graduate/index.htm
  • Forward official copies of baccalaureate degree transcript as well as any previous graduate transcripts to the Graduate Office. (Undergraduates of Northwest Missouri State University need not submit Northwest transcripts.)
  • GRE or alternative requirements must be completed prior to acceptance or before the end of the first semester of enrollment. (See program information for specific requirements.)  International students must have the GRE completed before the application can be processed.
  • GMAT or GRE requirements must be completed before an application can be processed for the MBA program. Major Field Test of 70th percentile or higher will also be accepted in lieu of the GMAT or GRE. Some programs may consider a previous Master’s in lieu of the GMAT/GRE requirement. See departmental listing.
  • Non-degree graduate students are not required to take the GRE.
  • See individual program information in this catalog for specific program admission requirements.
  • Letters of Recommendation when required (see program information for specific requirements).
  • Goals Statement when required (see program information for specific requirements).