Southwest Missouri State University: Distance Learning Programs

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SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

Springfield, Missouri
College of Continuing Education and the Extended University
http://ce.smsu.edu

Southwest 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 2003, there were 2,200 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, Associate Director of Academic Outreach, Southwest Missouri State University, College of Continuing Education and the Extended University, Academic Outreach, 901 South National, Springfield, MO 65804. Telephone: 888-879-7678. Fax: 417-836-6016. E-mail: [email protected]

DEGREES AND AWARDS

BS Business Completion Program, general; Elementary Education; Industrial Technology–Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Technology (Two-Year Completion)

BSN Nursing

Graduate Certificate Instructional Technology Specialist; Project Management

MBA Business Administration

MS Administrative Studies; Computer Information Systems; Elementary Education

MSW Social Work

COURSE SUBJECT AREAS OFFERED OUTSIDE OF DEGREE PROGRAMS

Undergraduate— accounting; Americanhistory; anthropology; astronomy; business marketing and marketing management; chemistry; communications, other; computer and information sciences, general; economics; English creative writing; film studies; finance; health and physical education/fitness; mathematics related; music; nursing; physics; political science and government; social work; sociology; special education.

Graduate— accounting; business marketing and marketing management; curriculum and instruction; economics; education administration and supervision; education, general; finance; general teacher education; health products and services marketing operations; history; industrial production technologies; legal studies; nursing; psychology; religion/religious studies; social work; taxation; teacher education, specific academic and vocational programs.

Non-credit— alcohol/drug abuse counseling; business information and data processing services; information sciences and systems.

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