Missouri Southern State University

Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) is a public, state university located in Joplin, Missouri. MSSU offers bachelor's and master's degrees. MSSU consists of 4 schools which are the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education and the School of Health Sciences. Some of the master's degrees offered include, Master of Science in Management, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Science - Nursing.Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) is a public, state university located in Joplin, Missouri. MSSU offers bachelor's and master's degrees. MSSU consists of 4 schools which are the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education and the School of Health Sciences. Some of the master's degrees offered include, Master of Science in Management, Master of Accountancy, and Master of Science - Nursing.

  • Average Tuition USD 11,156
  • Acceptance Rate 97%
  • Students 5,613
  • International Students 3.50%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 17,316
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Missouri Southern State University is located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in Joplin. The city's unique location makes it’s a great place for students to enjoy educational, cultural, and recreational activities. In addition, Route 66 makes it just one or two hour drive away to cities that include Kansas City and Springfield.

Missouri Southern State University has almost 6000 students. The Division of Student Affairs at MSSU provides many services that will enhance the students experience on campus. Some of these services include Student Activities, which has over 75 student run organizations. The First Year Experience Program provides assistance and services that exclusive to first year students, and which allows them to successfully transitions into university life.

  • 01Value for Money. Good degree at affordable rates.
  • 02Located in Joplin Missouri. Small and safe community
  • 03Scholarship opportunities available

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.

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

    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

    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 2.25
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 68
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum ACT 18

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    Established in 1937

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    The Mayes Student Life Center at Missouri Southern State University provides students with computer labs, study space and a movie lounge.

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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.