Admission Requirements

Admission requirements

  1. Meet all Missouri State University Graduate College admission requirements.
  2. A bachelor's degree in Agricultural relevant discipline from a college or university accredited by agencies recognized by Missouri State University;
  3. AND a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 on a 4.00 scale, OR at least a 2.75 grade point average on a 4.00 scale for the last 60 hours of academic course work; OR have a combined score of 290 (875 under the old scoring system before August 1, 2011) on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination; OR you may be admitted on a provisional basis and required to complete prerequisite courses before advancing through the agricultural sciences graduate program.
  4. Receive a positive evaluation from the Director of the Agriculture Graduate Committee that is dependent upon having an accepting advisor.
  5. Complete the Statement of Interest form indicating specialty areas and submit to the Program Director in Agriculture.

International Students: Submit your score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 550 on the paper-based or a comparable score of 80 on the computer-based with a minimum of 60th percentile on the listening comprehension section, if you are an international student.

Follow these steps to apply to the Master of Science in Agricultural Sciences program:

  1. Complete and submit your application for admission to the Graduate College
  2. Pay the $35 application fee
  3. Submit one copy of your official transcripts to the Graduate College
  4. Complete the Statement of Interest form indicating specialty areas and submit to the Program Director in Agriculture.