18 Online Admission & Application Requirements

  • Admission Requirement

    Instructions

    1. Approval from School District and Cooperative
     

    In order to receive admission for the 18 Online program you will need approval from the following:

    • District Superintendent
    • Lakes Country Service Cooperative OR Northwest Service Cooperative
    • If you are not a member of LCSC or NWSC, please contact Josh Nelson or Jolene King.
     
    1. Online graduate application
     

    Submit the Graduate Online Application.
    Under Section 6 Program:

    • Select the option that best describes your current educational goal:
      Choose the first option “Complete courses, but not a degree
    • Which option best describes you:
      Choose “Part Time Student
    • Program – Major/Academic Programs
      Choose “+ Add Program
      From the pull down menu, choose “GRADUATE COURSEWORK ONLY-No degree, GNSD
    • Finish and submit application
     
    1. Complete 18 Online Non-Degree Seeking application questions through the Self Service Center
     
    • Log in to the Self Service Center site (allow 24 hours after application submission before logging in)
    • Select the “Applications” tab, where you will see your graduate application listed
    • Select “Continue” on your Non-Degree Seeking application and complete additional questions to “Submit” application

    You do not need to order transcripts from MSUM or other Minnesota State System institutions. See Transcript Policy for more details.

    1. Proof of baccalaureate degree (unofficial transcripts accepted)
     
    • Log in to the Self Service Center site (allow 24 hours after application submission before logging in)
    • Select the “Applications” tab, where you will see your graduate application listed
    • Select “Summary” on the Non-Degree Seeking application and upload a transcript that shows your degree completion by selecting the “Upload” link under the “Action” column

    You do not need to order transcripts from MSUM or other MnSCU institutions. See Transcript Policy for more details.

    1. Application Fee
     

    DO NOT PAY! An application fee of $20.00 may be added to your account. We are waiving the fee for 18 Online students. The waiver is a manual process, so please be patient while we credit your account.

    1. Consult with your hiring authority prior to registering in order to make certain courses will be approved for your credentialing status.
     
    1. The Graduate Studies Office at MSUM will send you an email confirming that your admission has been finalized. You may register any time after this email is received.
     

    How do I register for class?

    Please contact the Graduate Studies Office at MSUM at any time if you have questions or concerns.