Each graduate program has its own unique set of admission criteria and deadlines. Eligibility guidelines and application instructions are on the individual pages for Metropolitan State’s doctoral, master’s, and graduate certificate programs.
Tuition and fees
Please view Tuition and fees for graduate programs general and specialty tuition rates.
VisitInternational degree-seeking studentsand click international graduate applicants tab on the left side of the screen to learn about additional documents needed to maintain compliance with visa requirements.
Metro State is serving and empowering the communities we represent
Four–time recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.
Federally-recognized Minority-Serving Institution, as an Asian American and Native American Pacific-Islander Serving Institution.
Among the top 3% nationwide in CollegeNet’s 2020 “Social Mobility Index,” and number one in Minnesota, enabling students to move from lower income strata into the middle class.
Partners since 2019 in the Mexican Consulate’s IME-BECAS scholarship program sponsored by the Mexican Consulate’s Institute of Mexicans Abroad (IME) Fellowship Program.
Yellow Ribbon and Beyond Designation—Metro State serves the most veteran or active duty member students in the Minnesota State system
Metropolitan State offers high-quality applied doctorate graduate programs in Business Administration and Nursing Practice.
Metropolitan State’s master’s programs include a wide range of professional and technical programs, as well as programs in the liberal arts. All programs share a commitment to quality and accessibility, and most degrees may be earned through evening and weekend classes.
Earn a graduate certificates in a number of professional and technical fields. These programs are designed to provide you with advanced training through a focused collection of courses. Most certificates may be earned through evening and weekend classes.