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Application Deadlines

  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer: March 15

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 to the MIS Graduate Certificate Program, you must submit the following materials:

Part One

  • Application
  • Non-refundable application fee
    • Current fee of $20 is waived for graduates of Metropolitan State.
  • Official transcripts
    • Official transcripts verifying a bachelor's degree earned from an accredited institution

Submit Part One to:

Graduate Studies Office
Metropolitan State University
New Main 206
700 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106


Part Two

  • Current resume
    • One year of full-time professional work experience is recommended for the program.
  • Essay
    • A word-processed paper (double-spaced and approximately two pages) explaining "Why I wish to earn the MIS Graduate Certificate".
  • Test Scores
    • All recent assessment scores.

Submit Part Two to:

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


International Students

Because this is not a degree-granting program, applications from international students studying on an F-1 student visa will not be accepted.



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