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Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International Students
Fall Semester, July 1
Spring Semester, November 15
Summer Term, March 15
Fall Semester, May 1
Spring Semester, September 1
No summer admissions

Application deadlines will not be waived. Applications for admission are not considered until all requirements are met and fees received.

Application Packet

Applicants should allow 7-10 business days for review once all required application materials are received and sent to the College of Management Graduate Admissions Committee. All application materials become the property of Metropolitan State University and are not returned. To be considered for full admission you must submit all parts of the application packet:

Part One

  • New! Online Application--You will use your MnSCU StarID to complete the application. If you don’t have a MnSCU StarID you will create one at the beginning of the application.
    • You are strongly encouraged to use the online application, but if you’d rather use the paper application, you can access it here.
  • Non-refundable application fee
    • Current fee of $20 is waived for graduates of Metropolitan State.
    • Pay online using the online application, or send check w/ paper application.
  • Official transcripts
    • Must show a baccalaureate degree or equivalent earned from a regionally accredited institution with grade-point average or narrative description describing courses completed.
    • Transcripts from ALL schools attended after high school and from any graduate or professional programs are required.
    • All transcripts from non-U.S. schools must be evaluated (course-by-course) by either ECE (preferred) or WES.
    • Electronic transcripts should be sent to graduate.studies@metrostate.edu
    • Paper transcripts should be send directly from the sending institution (preferred.)

Submit Part One to:
(If using paper application and if paper transcripts are being submitted.)

Graduate Studies Office Metropolitan State University

Mailing Address: Office Location:
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
13th Street and Harmon Place
MEC Building, Office M4003
Minneapolis Campus

 


Part Two

  • Test Scores
    • All recent assessment scores. If you already possess an earned PhD, DDS, MD, or JD degree from an accredited U.S. institution or are participants in a College of Management special program, the requirement may be waived.
  • Current Resume
    • Two years of professional work experience is recommended for the program.
  • Goals Essay
    • A word-processed paper (double-spaced and approximately two pages) explaining "Why the Master's Degree Would Help Me Achieve My Professional Goals," with specific reference to the program. Describe significant achievements, planned career, and community or personal activities, including what you can contribute to the program.
  • Two References
    • Two reference letters from employers or others who can attest to the importance of the master's degree in enhancing your professional development and commenting on your ability to pursue and successfully complete a graduate program.

Submit Part Two to:

College of Management
Graduate Program Office
Metropolitan State University
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Part Three – International Students Only

In addition to parts one and two, international student applicants must provide:

  • Proof of English proficiency
    (must show a minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper or 213 computer)
  • Financial statement
  • Immunization records
  • Passport, visa, I-94, international home address and phone numbers

Visit International Student Services graduate admissions for part three details.

Submit Part Three to:
Graduate Studies Office Metropolitan State University

 

Mailing Address: Office Location:
1501 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
13th Street and Harmon Place
MEC Building, Office M4003
Minneapolis Campus


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