1905
901 S National, Springfield, MO 65897

School Details

Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive university system with a mission in public affairs. Their purpose is to develop fully educated persons with a focus on ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. MSU first opened in 1905, in Springfield, Missouri, as the Fourth District Normal School, with the goals of educating future teachers. The State Fruit Experiment Station, founded in Mountain Grove in 1899, would become part of Missouri State in 1974. Throughout the nineteenth century, Missouri State built facilities, expanded academic programs, and changed its name; becoming Southwest Missouri State University in 1972. In 2005, the school adopted its current title, Missouri State University.

MSU Online offers bachelor completion and graduate degrees, in addition to online certificate programs through Missouri State Outreach. Students with associate’s degrees can enroll in one of the online bachelor’s programs.

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Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

All Programs

Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing Certificate in Writing for Television & Film Graduate Certificate in History for Teachers Graduate Certificate in Professional Studies Graduate Certificate in Screenwriting for Television & Film Graduate Certificate in Technical & Professional Writing Master of Arts in History Master of Arts in Writing, Technical & Professional

Business

Bachelor of Applied Science in Hospitality Leadership Bachelor of Science in Communication Bachelor of Science in Communication / Communication Studies Bachelor of Science in Communication / Ethical Leadership Bachelor of Science in Communication / Intercultural Communication & Diversity Bachelor of Science in Communication / Interpersonal Communication Bachelor of Science in Communication / Organizational Communication Bachelor of Science in Communication / Rhetoric Bachelor of Science in Finance Bachelor of Science in General Business Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis Graduate Certificate in Hospitality Administration Graduate Certificate in Project Management Graduate Certificate in Sports Management Master of Arts in Communication Master of Business Administration Master of Science in Project Management

Computer Science & IT

Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology Management Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Service Management Graduate Certificate in Computer Information Systems

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice Certificate in Fire Administration Graduate Certificate in Community Corrections Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security & Defense Master of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Education

Graduate Certificate in Education of Gifted & Talented Students Graduate Certificate in Education of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology Graduate Certificate in Elementary Curriculum & Instruction Graduate Certificate in History for Teachers Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Master of Science in Early Childhood & Family Development Master of Science in Education / Educational Technology Master of Science in Education / Elementary Education Master of Science in Education / Literacy Master of Science in Education / Special Education, Blindness & Low Vision

Healthcare

Bachelor of Science in Communication / Health Communication Bachelor of Science in Health Services / Clinical Services

Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Master of Science in Nursing / Nurse Educator Post-Masters Nurse Educator Certificate Program

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Psychology Certificate in Conflict and Dispute Resolution Graduate Certificate in Conflict and Dispute Resolution