Missouri State University

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Springfield, Missouri
College of Continuing Education and the Extended

Missouri State University was founded in 1905. It is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1974. In fall 2005, there were 3,000 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.
Contact Dr. Diana Garland, EdD, Associate Director, Academic Outreach, Missouri State University, College of Continuing Education and the Extended University, Academic Outreach, 901 South National, Springfield, MO 65897. Telephone: 877-678-2005. Fax: 417-836-6016. E-mail: [email protected]


BS Business Completion Program, general; Elementary Education; Industrial Technology–Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Technology (two-year completion)
BSN Nursing
Certificate Manufacturing Management
Certification Education–Missouri Visual Impairment Certification Training program
Graduate Certificate Instructional Technology Specialist; Project Management; Sports Management
MBA Business Administration
MBA/M Ag Business Administration–Accelerated foundation course program
MS Administrative Studies; Computer Information Systems; Elementary Education
MSW Social Work
PMC Nurse Educator


Undergraduate —accounting and related services; agricultural business and management; anthropology; apparel and textiles; astronomy and astrophysics; chemistry; communication and journalism related; computer and information sciences; creative writing; developmental and child psychology; economics; English language and literature related; film/video and photographic arts; finance and financial management services; health and physical education/fitness; history; human development, family studies, and related services; industrial production technologies; marketing; mathematics and statistics related; music; nursing; physics; political science and government; religious studies; social work; sociology; special education.
Graduate —accounting and related services; communication and media; computer and information sciences; criminal justice and corrections; curriculum and instruction; economics; education; educational administration and supervision; education (specific levels and methods); education (specific subject areas); finance and financial management services; health and physical education/fitness; history; industrial production technologies; legal research and advanced professional studies; marketing; nursing; political science and government; psychology; religious studies; sales, merchandising, and related marketing operations (specialized); social work; taxation.
Non-creditinformation science/studies; management information systems; mental and social health services and allied professions.

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