Military-Affiliated Students

Education that fits.

Missouri S&T is a military-friendly university with educational programs to help you succeed in your career.  All our distance programs offer reduced tuition rates for our military students. See Fee Schedule for details. 

Through Distance Education, we offer nationally ranked graduate programs in business, engineering, science and technology. Check out our distance graduate degrees and certificate programs for more details. 

Distance Graduate Degrees

Enhance your salary potential by completing your graduate degree without having to meet any residency requirements. Graduate coursework is taught by world-renowned faculty and meets Missouri S&T's highest curriculum standards. 

Doctorate Degrees (Ph.D./D.E.) are available on a case-by-case basis. Interested students should contact the corresponding academic department for details. 

Distance Graduate Certificates

4 Core Courses (12 credit hours) to complete

  • Relaxed admissions requirements. GRE not required.
  • Focused knowledge areas.
  • May provide entry into corresponding graduate degree program.^
  • Over 50 graduate certificates available.

Graduate certificates give students the opportunity to broaden their knowledge in a particular discipline, learn the latest in developing fields, and stay competitive in today's marketplace. By taking a few courses, students will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge in a field.

A Pathway to a Master’s Degree

Graduate certificate programs also may be used as a pathway to a graduate degree program. There is no GRE requirement and credit earned in the certificate program can be counted toward the corresponding master’s degree. A student must earn a B or better in each certificate course to be eligible to continue on for their master’s degree without needing to submit GRE/GMAT scores.* Please keep in mind that starting with a certificate does not waive any prerequisite requirements. 

^Completion of a graduate certificate program does not automatically guarantee admission into a corresponding graduate degree program. To continue in a master’s degree program, you must apply.  Click here for details . The Technical Communication MS program does require GRE scores, but has no minimum score requirement. Requirements subject to change. Check with academic department(s) for details. 

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request more information‌Haven't decided if you want to apply yet? No worries. Just click the Request Information button and fill out the form. We'll respond to your request within 24 hours. You can always email Steve Tupper, military education liaison, at, or call 573-341-6756, or toll free 1-877-678-1870 with any questions.  


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Special Military Programs


Students who are enrolled/planning to enroll in the Engineer Captains Career Course (ECCC) at Fort Leonard Wood.


Military students who wish to transfer credit from NDU iCollege.


Resources for students who are veterans or active duty military.


Contact Us.

Military Education
and Research Liason

Steve Tupper
Phone: (573) 341-6756


Rod Henderson
Phone: (573) 341-4081