The diploma/certificate is provided to students approximately four to six weeks after the end of the semester of graduation if all graduation requirements have been met. Any hold preventing the release of a student’s transcript will also prevent the release of a student’s diploma/certificate. The name printed on the diploma/certificate is the name provided by the student on the Application to Graduate form in accordance with the Name Change policy.
The diploma lists the degree earned, major(s), and the scholastic honors attained at the end of the semester of graduation. Options within majors and minors are not recorded on the diploma but are on the transcript. Students completing multiple majors in the same degree in the same semester will only receive one diploma listing all majors.
The certificate lists the level (undergraduate or graduate) and the name of the program of study.
All reissued diplomas and/or certificates produced on or after August 28, 2005 will bear the name Missouri State University.
The Office of the Registrar will be responsible for establishing and communicating the procedure for requesting a reissued diploma/certificate. A reissued diploma/certificate fee will be charged in accordance with the current Fee Schedule.
Download Request for Reissued Diploma/Certificate form. See form for fee payment information. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing.
Additional Policy Effective August 1, 2016
Mixed Credit (Accelerated Graduate Programs): Students admitted into an approved accelerated graduate degree program may have a limited number of 600-level or higher courses counted toward both an undergraduate and graduate degree.
Mixed Credit (General): Undergraduate students who meet all the admission requirements of a graduate degree or certificate program other than the completion of a baccalaureate degree may receive permission to take up to six hours of mixed (undergraduate and graduate) credit without first being admitted to a specific graduate program.
Senior Permission: Undergraduate students who have accumulated at least 90 hours from Missouri State or another accredited institution may be permittedto take a maximum of 12 credits of 600-level or higher courses for graduate credit.
For additional information, please review the entire policy.
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