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College of Business

Graduate Admission Policy

In order for a student to pursue a graduate degree at Minot State University, the student must complete the formal application for admission to Graduate School and receive an official letter granting admission. Students are required to have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 (scale of A=4.0) before they can be admitted. If not met, a GPA of 3.00 or above for the last 60 hours of coursework will be considered. Students without this requirement must appeal to the Departmental/Divisional Chairperson and receive special written permission to be considered for admission.

Application Deadlines

  • MSIS Online Program: three weeks prior to term start date
  • MSM Fall International Applicants May 30; Domestic and Online International Applicants July 30
  • MSM Spring International Applicants September 30; Domestic and Online International Applicants November 30
  • MSSM Fall International Applicants May 30; Domestic Applicants July 30
  • MSSM Spring International Applicants September 30; Domestic Applicants November 30

Admission Requirements and Instructions