Apply for Graduate Studies

Whether you plan to pursue a Master’s degree at Truman or already have a Bachelor’s degree and would like to take undergraduate or graduate courses, we can help you get started. The application you need to complete depends on whether you are a degree-seeking student, international student, or non-degree seeking student.

Select the application that matches your needs:


General Application

To apply for one of the following graduate programs, use our General Application for Graduate Programs:

  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training*
  • Data Science and Analytic Storytelling
  • Data Science Certificate
  • Counseling: Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling: School Counseling
  • Education
  • English
  • Gifted Education
  • Leadership
  • Music

*Students applying for the Master of Athletic Training program should select a summer term as their start date on the General Application for Graduate Programs.  This is a cohort-based program, and students will only be admitted to begin the program during the summer semester.

General Application for Graduate Programs

External Application (Communications Disorders Graduate Program)

To apply for the Communication Disorders graduate program, use the CSDCAS Application:

Starting with applications for Fall 2021 admission, please go to the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application System (CSDCAS). To complete an application:

  1. Create an account at
  2. Then search for Truman (you do not need to complete the General Application for Graduate Programs to apply for Truman’s Communication Disorders graduate program).


There is a $40 application fee for degree-seeking graduate students (this fee does not apply to External Applications)
Application deadlines and requirements vary for the graduate programs. To review details specific to the graduate program that interests you, see Application Requirements and Deadlines.

The application fee is waived for McNair students with a Fee Waiver Application on file. Contact for an application.

Application for Graduate Program

The $40 application fee is waived for non-degree seeking students.
Already have a Bachelor’s degree and want to take undergraduate or graduate courses but don’t plan to pursue a degree? You should complete the Application for Graduate Program (even if you plan to only take undergraduate-level courses). On the second page of the application titled “Enrollment Information” in the drop-down menu next to “Program,” select the “Non-Degree-Seeking” option.

General Application for Graduate Programs

The $40 application fee is waived for international students.
All international students who would like to pursue graduate studies—even those who are Truman alumni or currently enrolled undergraduates at Truman State University—will need to complete the General Application for Graduate Programs.

International students who completed an undergraduate degree at Truman are entitled to in-state tuition by means of a fee waiver for the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. This waiver can be obtained by filling out the International Student Non-Resident Fee Waiver Application.

Related links:

Application Process  Application Requirements & Deadlines


Have Questions?

If you have questions about graduate studies at Truman, our friendly staff will be happy to talk with you! Email

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