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Degrees and Courses

Missouri Southern State University is a state-supported, comprehensive university offering programs leading to undergraduate and graduate degrees. Central to our mission is a strong commitment to international education, liberal arts, professional and pre-professional programs and the complementary relationship that must exist among them to prepare individuals for success in careers and distance learning.

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The Academic Calendar provides information about important dates for registration, finals, breaks and academic related deadlines. View the calendar.

Schools, Departments, Programs

Missouri Southern offers nearly 200 degree options (graduate, bachelor's, associate's, certificates) in four schools. In addition, MSSU offers Graduate programs, Distance Learning and Online programs. View the current 2015-2016 Catalog.

School of Arts & Sciences

ArtBiologyChemistryCommunicationCriminal JusticeEnglishEnvironmental HealthForeign LanguageGeography GeologyHistoryMathematicsMusic ParalegalPhilosophyPhysicsPolitical SciencePre-professionalSocial ScienceSocial Work • SociologyTheatre

Robert W. Plaster School of Business

AccountingBusiness Education •   Computer Information ScienceEngineering Technology EntrepreneurshipFinance & EconomicsGeneral BusinessInternational BusinessManagementMarketing

School of Education

KinesiologyPsychologyTeacher EducationChild Development Center 

School of Health Sciences

Dental HygieneHealth Science •  Medical TechnologyNursingParamedicPre-EngineeringPre-professionalRadiologic TechnologyRespiratory Therapy

Graduate Programs

Missouri Southern is committed to responding to the educational needs of our constituents and community. The graduate program is dedicated to offering quality teaching and learning that emphasizes critical and creative thinking, professional growth, research, ethical practice and leadership development. Learn more.

Distance Learning

As an accredited university, MSSU believes that education is the continuous process of building skills and knowledge throughout the life of an individual. The Division of Distance Learning strives to provide all participants high quality educational opportunities, anytime – anywhere, and by various e-Learning delivery methodologies such as Online. Learn more.

Distance Learning | Online Degree Programs | Dual Credit

Honors Program

The Honors Program at Missouri Southern State University is intended to encourage academic excellence by providing special opportunities and challenges for exceptional students. Entrance into the Program is selective, allowing us to place our best students with our best teachers in Honors classes that are normally smaller than regular classes. Learn more.

Institute of International Studies

Missouri Southern has been a leader in develop programs to internationalize the curriculum and campus as the result of a legislative directive in 1995. The University features a unique Themed Semester program and a comprehensive study-abroad program. Learn more.