Missouri Southern State University

Missouri Southern State University, established in 1937, is a modern, comprehensive state University located in Joplin in the state of Missouri, USA. The University offers a wide variety of master's degree programs through its four schools of Arts & Sciences, Education, Business and Health Sciences.
  • Average Tuition USD 7,000
  • Acceptance Rate 95%
  • Students 6,174
  • Total Annual Cost USD 17,400
  • Intakes Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) offers seven master's degree programs in subjects such Human Resources, Accountancy, Management, Education Administration and Curriculum & Instruction. The institute offers a class size of 20 students, ensuring greater access to teachers and labs. MSSU offers a number of free student services on campus, including tutoring and career readiness. MSSU provides a number of learning and research resources to students such as a well-equipped library, 3D printers, robotics systems and even a cadaver lab for Biomedical Sciences courses. Additionally, the city of Joplin is a major medical and transportation hub with a thriving art community, ensuring greater access to internships and workshops.
  • 01Ranked 61-79th in US News & Media Report's Best Colleges - Regional Midwest Colleges rankings for 2019.
  • 02Offers students Greek fraternities and sororities that complement and improve classroom education, leadership and collaboration.
  • 03MSSU is home to over 6,000 students with over 75 student organizations, ensuring several opportunities for networking and collaborating with a diverse student body.

Master Programs

  • 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 19,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, United States

    Business

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, United States

    Business Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Criminal Justice Administration

    USD 19,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, United States

    Education

    USD 19,358 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, United States

    Management

    USD 20,008 Tuition Fee

    Missouri Southern State University offers a graduate , full-time, masters of science degree program with emphasis on studies of Management. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Nursing

    USD 19,600 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

  • 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, United States

    Sports Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

  • 3950 Newman Rd, Joplin, MO 64801, United States

    Teaching

    USD 19,358 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.75
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 68
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • GRE Not required
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 450
  • Minimum ACT 18

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    Established in 1937

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            2006-2009, Bachelor's degree

            Great University

            The professors are caring and know who their students are. I had a great experience as an undergrad a few years and went back to get my TESOL certification there because of the great professors.

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            2006-2010, Bachelor's Degree

            A Proud Lion

            At Missouri Southern, you can be an active member of the campus community, learn from high quality instructors, and engage in career-boosting internships, all while enjoying the intimacy of a small campus. Missouri Southern is a diamond in the rough and one of the best-kept secrets in Missouri's higher education system.

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            1989-1991, Bachelor of Science

            A fantastic educational experience

            I really liked the small class size and approachability of all my professors who were always available for one on one time. The campus is open and well organized. The education I received at Missouri Southern State University opened many doors for me that has lead to a highly satisfying and successful career.