Graduate Programs Admissions

Getting your graduate business degree can have a profound effect on your life. It can open doors to new careers. Equip you for leadership positions. Increase potential earnings. We know there are a lot of programs out there, so take a look at the admissions criteria below to see which program could be right for you.

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Questions? Get in touch with our admissions team at TrulaskeMasters@missouri.edu.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Essay responses
  • 2 Professional references
  • Professional work or internship experience is not required but encouraged
  • GMAT/GRE score is not required
    • Applicants are welcome to submit a GMAT/GRE score you feel that it is an accurate representation of your abilities
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students
  • Interview required for competitive applicants

 

Accelerated Crosby MBA

The Accelerated Crosby MBA provides Mizzou Business undergraduate students with the opportunity to begin MBA coursework during their senior year. There are several key admissions requirements (GPA requirement & grade requirements are firm):

  • Be a current Mizzou College of Business student
  • Have between 45-89 credit hours complete at the time of application
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Earn a B or higher in key undergraduate business coursework 
    • Accounting I & Accounting II (ACCTCY 2036 & 2037)
    • Principles of Microeconomics & Principles of Macroeconomics (ECONOM 1014 & 1015)
    • Advanced Professional Development Principles (BUS_AD 3500)
    • Emphasis area coursework
  • Meet the Graduate School admissions requirements (bachelor’s degree & 3.0 GPA in your last 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework)
  • Essay responses
  • 2 Professional references
  • Internship experience is encouraged but not required
  • GMAT/GRE score is not required
    • Applicants are welcome to submit a GMAT/GRE score you feel that it is an accurate representation of your abilities
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students
  • Interview required for competitive applicants

This program is not currently accepting applications

  • Have earned a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Have earned a 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Essay responses
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Prerequisite coursework (see below)
  • GMAT/GRE not required
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students
  • Interview required for competitive applicants

Prerequisite Coursework

The undergraduate prerequisite courses are:

  • Accounting I and II
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Cost and Managerial Accounting
  • Introduction to Taxation

Prerequisite courses may be taken at an accredited institution outside of the University of Missouri. Contact Darren Green (darrengreen@missouri.edu) for more information.

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Essay responses
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Prerequisite coursework (see below)
  • GMAT/GRE not required
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students
  • Interview (via web cam) required for qualified applicants.

Prerequisite Coursework

The undergraduate prerequisite courses are:

  • Accounting for Managers
  • Microeconomics for Business
  • Managerial Finance
  • Statistical Methods for Research

Prerequisite courses may be taken at an accredited institution outside of the University of Missouri. Contact Darren Green (darrengreen@missouri.edu) for more information.

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Essay responses
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Some certificates may require prerequisite coursework
  • GMAT/GRE not required
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students

Requirements vary depending on certificate selections. Contact us for specific details: trulaskemasters@missouri.edu 

Assurance

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Essay responses
  • Prerequisite Coursework:
    • Accounting I and II
    • Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II
    • Accounting Information Systems
    • Cost and Managerial Accounting
    • Introduction to Taxation
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students

Center for the Digital Globe

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students

Financial Management

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Prerequisite Coursework:
    • Accounting for Managers
    • Microeconomics for Business
    • Managerial Finance
    • Statistical Methods for Research
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students

Global Supply Chain Management

Investments

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Prerequisite Coursework:
    • Accounting for Managers
    • Microeconomics for Business
    • Managerial Finance
    • Statistical Methods for Research
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students

Life Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Marketing Analytics

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Essay responses
  • Prerequisite knowledge in Statistics and Marketing
    • College level statistics course with grade of B or better (within the last three years)
      • Alternative evidence of statistical proficiency can be demonstrated through completion of a Coursera course. Contact our admissions team for more information.
    • Marketing coursework (within the last three years) or work experience
      • Alternative evidence of marketing experience can be demonstrated through a 5-week online course in basic marketing. Contact our admissions team for more information.
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students

Taxation

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 or better GPA in the last 60 hours of baccalaureate coursework (for applicants with less than a master’s degree)
  • Essay responses
  • Prerequisite Coursework: 
    • Accounting I and II
    • Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II
    • Accounting Information Systems
    • Cost and Managerial Accounting
    • Introduction to Taxation
  • Proof of English proficiency for international students

For current Mizzou graduate students

If you are currently admitted to the Graduate School as a Non-Degree Graduate Student or are already admitted to a graduate degree program, please contact the Graduate Programs Office for additional information on how to apply to the Marketing Analytics Certificate. You do NOT need to complete the Graduate Application. The admission requirements described above also apply to current MU graduate students.

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ADMISSIONS VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS

Have a question about a program or the application process? Stop by our Admissions Virtual Office Hours on Tuesdays at 11:00 am-12:00 pm central time to speak directly to an admissions representative. No appointment necessary!

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Want to schedule a time to meet with an admissions representative at a different time? Email us at TrulaskeMasters@missouri.edu or call 573-882-2750.

Application Deadlines

Admission to Trulaske Graduate Programs is competitive. Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as seats often fill quickly.
Fall  Spring Summer

Priority Deadline: January 1

  • apply by January 1 to be eligible to apply for scholarships

Final Deadline: July 1

Final Deadline: December 1 Summer start not available

 

Accelerated Crosby MBA

Mizzou Business students interested in the Accelerated Crosby MBA will apply during their junior year. The Accelerated Crosby MBA program is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2023 semester for students with an anticipated undergraduate graduation date of Spring 2024. Apply by February 15, 2023 if your senior year begins in Fall 2023.

This program is not currently accepting applications.

Fall  Spring Summer

Priority Deadline: January 1

  • apply by January 1 to be eligible to apply for scholarships

Final Deadline: July 1

Final Deadline: December 1 Final Deadline: May 15
Fall  Spring Summer

Priority Deadline: January 1

  • apply by January 1 to be eligible to apply for scholarships

Final Deadline: May 1

Final Deadline: November 15 Final Deadline: May 1
Fall  Spring Summer

Priority Deadline: January 1

  • apply by January 1 to be eligible to apply for scholarships

Final Deadline: July 1

Final Deadline: December 1 Summer start not available
Fall  Spring Summer

Priority Deadline: January 1

  • apply by January 1 to be eligible to apply for scholarships

Final Deadline: July 1

Final Deadline: December 1 Summer start not available
Fall  Spring Summer

Final Deadline: July 1

Final Deadline: December 1

Marketing Analytics does not accept applications for Spring

Summer start not available

Steps to Apply

1. Complete the University of Missouri Graduate School Application

Click here to access the Graduate School Application. An application fee of $75 for domestic and $100 for international applicants applies; the application fee is non-refundable and is not applicable to any future fees. Please visit the University of Missouri Graduate School website to see if you qualify for an application fee waiver.

2. Upload Your Transcripts

Upload an unofficial copy of ALL transcripts to your online application prior to submitting the application. If you have attended the University of Missouri-Columbia, you may obtain an unofficial copy of your academic record from myZou. Official transcripts will be required if you are admitted into a graduate program.

3. Upload Your Resume

Please upload a current professional resume which includes information about your work experience, leadership experience, and honors/awards.

4. Submit Essay Responses

Essay questions vary for each degree program and can be found within the application.

5. Provide Recommendations/References

Programs requiring letter(s) of recommendation:

  • Master of Accountancy (2)
  • Master of Science in Business (1)
  • Graduate Certificates (1)

Programs requiring references:

  • Crosby MBA (2)

Programs with optional letter of recommendation:

  • Crosby MBA
  • Master of Science in Finance

6. Submit Proof of English Proficiency

All non-native English speaking applicants are required to provide proof of English language ability through TOEFL or IELTS scores. Please visit the International Applicants page for additional information.