Missouri Southern State University

Joplin, MO
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Missouri Southern State University Review

Joplin, MO, 3950 E. Newman Road
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups B+
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Excellent

Missouri Southern State University is a medium sized, public, four-year university enrolling 5,783 students and offering 54 degrees in Joplin, MO.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Missouri Southern State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
216 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
0
Commerce
215
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
0
Business/managerial Economics
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Legal and Law
192 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Law Enforcement Administration
83
0
Police Science
92
Criminal Justice
7
Juvenile Corrections
10
Legal Professions and Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
181 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
6
Computer Teacher Education
2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
0
Education
11
Elementary Education and Teaching
62
English Language and Literature
5
French Language and Literature
3
German Language and Literature
1
Health and Physical Education/fitness
30
Liberal Arts
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
36
Spanish Language and Literature
8
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
17
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Healthcare
151 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
1
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
36
0
Health and Medical Administrative Services
1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
42
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
7
Registered Nurse
39
12
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Human and Social Sciences
128 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
History
2
International Relations and Affairs
5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
63
Political Science
9
Psychology
32
Sociology
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
72 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
5
Biology
41
Chemistry
7
Environmental Health
8
Mathematics
7
Physics
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Computer Technology
48 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
25
Computer Programming
23
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Engineering
26 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician
2
Industrial Technology/technician
14
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
23 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
3
Fine Arts
12
Music Management
0
Music Performance
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Missouri Southern State University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Commerce
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice
Environmental Health
Liberal Arts
Registered Nurse
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Dental Hygiene (DH)
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Spanish, Class of 2014

Career Services Office with resume and interview training and career placement tests.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS MGT, Class of 1990

JOb Fairs, Classes on interviewing

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Spanish, Class of 2014

It's a small town university with large international student and non-traditional student populations. People attend to get degrees so that they can have jobs; not to party.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Spanish, Class of 2014

They are spacious and usable.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS MGT, Class of 1990

Good, Up to date, clean

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
No Review Responses
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