Missions and Goals

Graduate College is the academic and administrative unit of the University charged with responsibility for the administration of post-baccalaureate programs and undergraduate programs directed toward adult learners.

The primary goals of Graduate College are:

  • To provide respected, innovative and unique programs of study in a variety of formats;
  • To serve the community beyond the residential campus throughout the state of Missouri and beyond;
  • To create national and international links to the region;
  • To foster integration of theoretical and practical knowledge;
  • To provide the foundation for additional studies and higher degrees;