Missouri Southern State University: Distance Learning Programs

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MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY

Joplin, Missouri
Continuing Education
http://www.mssu.edu/lifelonglearning

Missouri Southern State University was founded in 1937. It is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1986. In fall 2004, there were 2, 100 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.

Contact Dr. Jerry Williams, Director of Continuing Education, Missouri Southern State University, 3950 East Newman Road, Joplin, MO 64801. Telephone: 417-625-9384. Fax: 417-625-3024. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

AA General Studies

AS Business, general; Law Enforcement

BA Business; General Studies

BS Criminal Justice

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate— accounting and related services; biology; communication and media; criminal justice and corrections; developmental and child psychology; international business; journalism; physics; political science and government; psychology; radio, television, and digital communication; social psychology; sociology; visual and performing arts.

Non-credit— American Sign Language (ASL); business/commerce; entrepreneurial and small business operations; industrial production technologies; legal research and advanced professional studies; work and family studies.

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