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Graduate Studies | Lincoln University

Graduate Studies


Ready to invest in yourselfDevelop your expertise in your chosen career path? Consider a graduate degree from Lincoln University. Set your sights on one of our accredited masters programs to expand your opportunities.

At Lincoln University, we providea world-class educational experienceand support networkfor students. Here, you will find small class sizes and a welcoming atmosphere. Discover how Lincoln puts the power of together to work for student success.

Since our program founding in 1940, we have been thoroughly committed to your education and professional growth. Our experienced faculty bring passion for education andreal-world professional experience to classrooms and laboratories.

We are known for our research and innovation, so please look forward to working closely with faculty and hands-on exploration. Our grad students are making a difference in the world through their Lincoln studies!

Here’s how it works: We make the application and enrollment process simple, so you won’t feel overwhelmed. From providing general information, to walking you through the application process, to meeting with advisors in your area of studyour office is here to support you every step of the way. Apply today! 

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Once you’ve completed your graduate admission application, you’ll submit it to our office on or before the designated deadline. Next, the application information will be compiled and sent to the specific academic department for review. At this point, each individual academic department makethe final admission decision. Students will be notified by email of their acceptance into their graduate program.

Please do not hesitate to reach out - we are excited to welcome you to our Blue Tiger campus!

My Sincerest Welcome,


Jennifer R. Benne, Ph.D.
Dean of Graduate and Extended Studies
P: (573) 681-5125

Graduate Degree Programs


Master of Arts (MA)

Master of Education (MED)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Science (MS) 

Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) 

Within those degree programs, we offer multiple emphases, so you'll be able to focus your studies on the subjects that you're most passionate about.  



Submit the following:

  • Application
  • Official transcripts from all previous schools attended
  • Three professional/academic letters of recommendation
  • $30 application fee
  • Entrance exam results (GRE, GMAT or MAT)

Contact Us

Office of Graduate Studies
Young Hall
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-681-5125

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