The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia as the first public university west of the Mississippi River. In large part, MU's quality can be traced to Missouri's comprehensive view of education. While other states created separate research and land-grant institutions, Missouri combined its research and land-grant efforts at one university. As the state’s largest and most comprehensive university, Mizzou has more than 300 degree programs, including 89 online options, through 18 colleges and schools and is one of only six public universities nationwide that can claim a medical school, veterinary medicine college and a law school on the same campus.
Undergraduate and graduate programs, including fully online degree programs, are housed in the following colleges and schools:
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education
Transcripts of all previous college or university education
Three letters of recommendation
Resume or CV
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
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