Missouri State University-Springfield

Springfield, MO

Missouri State University-Springfield

901 S National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897
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Degree Overview

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

*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.

1258 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
149
40
12
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
161
251
97
 
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
 
43
 
 
 
Business/Commerce, General
 
89
 
 
 
Economics, General
 
28
 
 
 
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
12
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
152
 
 
 
Information Resources Management
 
 
 
22
 
Insurance
 
18
 
 
 
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
 
33
 
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
151
 
 
 
Organizational Communication, General
 
0
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1106 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
 
0
 
 
 
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
5
 
 
 
Art/Art Studies, General
 
40
 
 
 
Child Development
 
 
8
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
36
 
 
Creative Writing
 
 
26
2
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
 
3
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
56
 
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
 
 
 
1
 
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
 
 
 
4
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
17
8
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
11
3
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
174
17
1
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
36
20
 
 
Environmental Education
 
 
 
10
 
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
 
42
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
 
 
15
 
 
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
16
 
 
International and Comparative Education
 
 
 
20
 
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
 
19
 
 
 
Latin Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
Latin Teacher Education
 
0
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
97
 
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
12
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
28
7
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
116
4
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
1
 
 
 
Spanish Language Teacher Education
 
0
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
23
13
2
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
92
25
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
 
 
3
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
24
2
 
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
 
 
40
 
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
 
27
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

892 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
17
9
 
 
Audiology/Audiologist
 
 
 
 
20
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
134
58
14
 
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
4
 
 
 
Dietetics/Dietitian
 
26
 
3
 
Gerontology
 
10
 
 
 
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
 
58
 
 
 
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
 
 
24
2
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
103
 
 
 
Maternal and Child Health
 
 
2
 
 
Nurse Anesthetist
 
 
 
 
122
Nursing Education
 
 
 
2
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
22
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
 
 
25
 
 
Physical Therapy/Therapist
 
 
 
 
78
Physician Assistant
 
 
32
 
 
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
 
 
 
5
 
Public Health, General
 
 
13
9
 
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
 
30
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
62
4
 
 
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
 
4
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

824 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Anthropology
 
27
 
 
 
Anthropology, Other
 
 
 
6
 
Clinical Psychology
 
 
0
 
 
Experimental Psychology
 
 
 
16
 
Forensic Psychology
 
 
 
1
 
History, General
 
16
12
 
 
Housing and Human Environments, General
 
17
 
 
 
Human Development and Family Studies, General
 
45
 
 
 
International/Global Studies
 
52
22
 
 
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
 
 
11
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
 
 
5
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
 
 
1
 
Museology/Museum Studies
 
 
 
5
 
Philosophy
 
5
 
 
 
Political Communication
 
8
 
1
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
32
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
274
21
17
 
Public Administration
 
 
68
9
 
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
 
 
4
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
30
14
 
 
Social Work
 
40
34
 
 
Sociology
 
31
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

395 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
156
17
 
 
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
 
71
5
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
27
7
 
 
Geography
 
17
 
 
 
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
 
 
10
9
 
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
26
 
 
 
Mathematics, General
 
25
6
 
 
Natural Sciences
 
 
7
 
 
Physics, General
 
12
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

232 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
 
 
16
 
 
Computer Science
 
76
5
32
 
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
 
20
 
 
 
Information Technology
 
5
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
78
 
 
 

222 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
 
37
 
 
 
Agriculture, General
 
29
13
 
 
Agronomy and Crop Science
 
25
 
 
 
Animal Sciences, General
 
49
 
 
 
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
 
 
 
1
 
Horticultural Science
 
22
 
 
 
Plant Sciences, General
 
 
13
 
 
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
 
33
 
 
 

180 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Visual Communications, General
 
34
 
 
 
Journalism
 
19
 
 
 
Mass Communication/Media Studies
 
50
 
 
 
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
 
 
 
0
 
Public Relations/Image Management
 
64
 
 
 
Radio and Television
 
 
 
13
 

138 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
 
54
 
 
 
Construction Management
 
41
 
 
 
Strategic Intelligence
 
 
40
3
 

137 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Arts
 
 
4
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
35
1
 
 
Intermedia/Multimedia
 
18
 
 
 
Music Performance, General
 
12
 
2
 
Music, General
 
7
18
 
 
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
 
32
 
 
 
Visual and Performing Arts, General
 
8
 
 
 

132 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Facilities Planning and Management
 
0
 
 
 
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
73
 
26
 
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
 
 
 
3
 
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
 
30
 
 
 

72 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
 
10
 
11
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
0
 
 
 
Engineering/Industrial Management
 
5
19
14
 
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
 
 
 
1
 
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
 
7
 
 
 
Materials Science
 
 
5
 
 
Pre-Engineering
 
0
 
 
 

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Missouri State University-Springfield.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
 
Agriculture, General
 
 
 
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
Business/Commerce, General
 
 
 
 
Child Development
 
 
 
 
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
 
 
 
 
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
 
 
 
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
 
 
Creative Writing
 
 
 
Criminology
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
 
 
Dispute Resolution
 
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
 
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
 
Engineering/Industrial Management
 
 
Finance, General
 
 
 
 
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
 
 
 
 
History, General
 
 
 
Homeland Security
 
 
 
 
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
 
 
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
 
 
 
 
Human Development and Family Studies, General
 
 
 
 
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
 
 
 
 
Information Resources Management
 
 
 
 
Information Technology
 
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
 
 
 
Maternal and Child Health
 
 
 
 
Nursing Education
 
 
 
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
 
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
 
 
 
 
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
 
 
 
 
Radio and Television
 
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
 
 
Social Work
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
 
 
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
 
 
 
Strategic Intelligence
 
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
 
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
 
 
 
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
  • English Language (English Language English Language Institute)
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
  • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Missouri State Board of Nursing
  • Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs
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

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.7272727272727 Based on 11 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science--Medical Technolog, Class of 1984

    Clinical rotation in a medical laboratory with real patients to care for and learn from.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Anthropology, BS, Class of 2009

    colab work, networking, basic work skills i.e. communication specifically.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Computer Animation, Class of 2014

    It taught us old programs that were not industry standard. The only thing it provided was some basic networking.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    business management, Class of 1991

    I didn't engage any career assistance and don't know what they offered. I was very disappointed in my college experience.

    1 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Public Relations, Class of 2012

    A multitude of student leadership opportunities that help students become more functional in the working world.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Information Systems Management, Class of 1982

    Programming skills, basic accounting skills. Problem analysis skills.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Hospitality and restaurant administration, Class of 2001

    Career fair, degree program run restaurant

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

3.8181818181818 Based on 11 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science--Medical Technolog, Class of 1984

    The school was very progressive and forward thinking

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Anthropology, BS, Class of 2009

    mainly southern, white population, not very diverse.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Computer Animation, Class of 2014

    Very artsy and friendly. The students have improved in attitude over the years.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    business management, Class of 1991

    Just a lot of average people.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Public Relations, Class of 2012

    Predominately Caucasian, interspersed with a few ethnic groups that are international students primarily. Mix of inner city students along with people who grew up in the country.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Interpersonal Communication, Class of 2010

    Mostly white with less diversity than I would like

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Information Systems Management, Class of 1982

    Happier than the ones at Mizzou.

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.1818181818182 Based on 11 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science--Medical Technolog, Class of 1984

    NA---the school is very different now than it was 30 years ago

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Computer Animation, Class of 2014

    Dorms, computer labs, dining halls, everything.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Criminology , Class of 2005

    Computer labs, dorms, classrooms, lecture halls, dining halls, gyms

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Construction Management, Class of 2015

    Wonderfully up to date. Cutting edge technology suites and libraries.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Public Relations, Class of 2012

    Dorms vary: some are old and need renovations; some are pretty modern. Same goes for classrooms, though I think many are upgraded now.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Interpersonal Communication, Class of 2010

    Labs were up to date and the dorms were clean. Dining hall could have used a little help with the food.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Information Systems Management, Class of 1982

    When I was there, they were adequate. Probably above average, now.

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4.0909090909091 Based on 11 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Bachelor of Science--Medical Technolog, Class of 1984

    PAC courses to stretch the person about the social justice in our country

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Computer Animation, Class of 2014

    Animation club has been fantastic.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    business management, Class of 1991

    I don't know and wasn't involved.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Public Relations, Class of 2012

    Unique activities include a chili cook off for homecoming week.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Interpersonal Communication, Class of 2010

    Student Activity Council and Basketball

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Masters of physician assistant, Class of 2010

    NO activities in my program. No time for that.

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Information Systems Management, Class of 1982

    Don't really know. I didn't get involved outside of the classroom(s).

    5 Rated January 2016
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