The University of Central Missouri experience transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, state, nation and world.

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Reasons to Believe in a UCM education.

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  • A Culture of service connects students to something bigger than themselves through opportunities to give back to the community such as Habitat for Humanity.

  • Engaged Learning through hands-on learning experiences in and outside the classroom includes programs such as Innovative Public Relations and the Integrative Business Experience.

  • Future-Focused Academics offers state-of-the-art equipment such as Redbird simulators and internships to equip students with up-to-date skills.

  • A Worldly Perspective enhances students’ college experience by offering opportunities to participate in study abroad programs in countries such as France or New Zealand.

Champions of Student Success

UCM’s Learning to a Greater Degree Contract is our promise to you that with your commitment, we'll help you complete a more valuable degree on time. We foster a community of engagement by providing you with resources to help you succeed, such as our Student Success Center and Writing Center. We are proud of our more than 90 percent employment rate for students six months after graduation.

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Focused on the Future

Founded in 1871 in Warrensburg, Missouri with only a few dozen students, more than 140 years later, UCM serves 12,333 students.

Our diverse student population represents nearly every state and 50 countries across the globe.





Learning to a Greater Degree

Learning to a Greater Degree conveys the depth of experiences students gain at the University of Central Missouri. Here, you are part of an educational experience that extends beyond the classroom. Students' time at UCM empowers them to excel in the fast-paced world of today and tomorrow.

Learning to a Greater Degree is not a marketing campaign; it is more than that. It defines who we are and what we do at UCM. Supported by the four reasons to believe, Learning to a Greater Degree gives us a way to tell UCM's story.

Reasons to believe:

  • Engaged learning
  • Future-focused academics
  • Worldly perspective
  • Culture of service

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MA

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If your goal is to work in the top tier of the accounting profession, the Master of Accountancy program will provide the necessary knowledge and training. The MA also pr ... [+]

Career Advancement and Preparation for CPA Examination

If your goal is to work in the top tier of the accounting profession, the Master of Accountancy program will provide the necessary knowledge and training. The MA also provides you with a path to complete the hours required to sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam. This designation shows that you hold yourself to a higher standard.

As you are taking your first 3000 level accounting course, consult with the School of Accountancy’s Graduate Coordinator to complete an application for the BSBA/MA.

Endless Career Opportunities

Accountants are financial specialists at the heart of all areas of business. With a degree in Accountancy, you will be the professional who works with everyone – from individuals and small companies to large corporations, government agencies and non-profits.... [-]

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Through the M.A. in Communication program, you can enhance your skills in management, film, videography, radio, news, teaching, and overall communication skills. ... [+]

Through the M.A. in Communication program, you can enhance your skills in management, film, videography, radio, news, teaching, and overall communication skills.

After completing a master’s degree in Communication, you may qualify for upper-level jobs in fields such as news, social media, advertising, marketing, public relations, sales, human relationships, television, radio or prepare for postgraduate degrees.

Admission Requirements

Must have a 2.50 overall undergraduate GPA

Have at least a 2.75 G

PA in 15 hours of undergraduate communication courses.

Complete and submit an online application to UCM’s Graduate School and International Admissions along with your official transcripts.... [-]

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UCM offers a Master of Arts degree in music, with emphases in: Conducting, History and Literature, Kodaly, Music Education, Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Including a Summe ... [+]

UCM offers a Master of Arts degree in music, with emphases in:

Conducting History and Literature Kodaly Music Education Performance Piano Pedagogy

Including a Summer Master’s program involving three summers!

UCM Graduate Music Degree Results

At UCM, we commit our students to learning by doing. Your coursework and study with UCM professors will develop the following skills:

Explain and interpret musicological context, analytical procedures, and musical literature in primary area of study. Design and produce research (analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data) within area of emphasis. Demonstrate at an advanced level a mastery of technique, musicality, and pedagogical approaches. Assistantships ... [-]
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Thank you for your interest in the University of Central Missouri Master of Science Athletic Training Program (ATP). We have a very dynamic educational experience providi ... [+]

Athletic Training at UCM

Thank you for your interest in the University of Central Missouri Master of Science Athletic Training Program (ATP). We have a very dynamic educational experience providing both classroom and clinical experiences, which we believe, will match your interest. The Masters of Science degree in Athletic Training is currently awaiting approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for degree offering starting summer semester 2019.

On-Campus Facilities

The VanDam Athletic Training Facility - Housed within the 6,000 square foot Dr. Ronald “Doc” VanDam Athletic Training Facility, the 2,000 square foot Dr. Ronald “Doc” VanDam Athletic Training Student Classroom and Lab boasts some of the largest and finest learning spaces and equipment in the entire country. Designed to be on the forefront of modern healthcare education, this facility has within it over a quarter millions dollar worth of capital equipment and resources solely for student learning. Directly attached to the Van Dam Student Lab is the 4,000 square foot Main Athletic Room. The Main Athletic Training Room is a clinical site where students will assigned during a portion of their educational experience. This facility houses a functional rehabilitation area, hydrotherapy, cardiovascular area, treatment and taping stations as well as clinical staff offices and a physician examination room.... [-]

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For the aviation professional, a dedication to lifelong learning and excellence are essential. This unique advanced degree provides a broad-based exposure to all facets o ... [+]

An Advanced Credential for the Aviation Professional

For the aviation professional, a dedication to lifelong learning and excellence are essential. This unique advanced degree provides a broad-based exposure to all facets of aviation safety, as well as the development, implementation and management of aviation safety programs in the business, industry or governmental aviation environments. It also serves as a high-quality capstone credential for the aviation professional.

Program Overview

The Master of Science in Aviation Safety at the University of Central Missouri is one of a kind in the nation. UCM is one of the few institutions in the World offering an advanced degree in aviation safety. The program has been offered for more than 30 years and graduates have found their careers in various aviation disciplines including but not limited to academia, aviation regulatory agencies, military/civil aviation safety boards, airlines, airport management/design, aerospace equipment manufacturers, aviation consultants, etc. The diverse backgrounds of students coming domestically and from other nations make it a complete learning experience.... [-]

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Master of Science in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology (MS CIS&IT) Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenge ... [+]

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology (MS CIS&IT) Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenges in the 21st century.

The program is fully accredited by AACSB International.

Over Five Decades of Excellence!

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems and Information Technology (MS CIS & IT) Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenges in the 21st century. The program is fully accredited by AACSB International. Recent graduates of the MS CIS & IT (previously knows as MSIT) program are working in organizations such as Boeing, Cerner, Sprint, Microsoft, IBM, Wal-Mart, DST Systems, Edward Jones, Yellow Freight, Facebook Inc., H & R Block and many other Fortune 500 companies.... [-]

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The program is designed to assist you in becoming a senior computer professionals in the computer industry, and its focus is on the application of technology to solve a ... [+]

CS@UCM - Prepare for Career Success

Welcome to the M.S. in Computer Science program at the University of Central Missouri. You will have access to high-quality instruction in the most affordable computer science master’s program in the state of Missouri. As a matter of fact, we are the largest Computer Science master program in Missouri. The program is designed to assist you in becoming a senior computer professionals in the computer industry, and its focus is on the application of technology to solve a variety of practical problems. The M. S. in Computer Science program is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) through the University of Central Missouri.

Recent graduates of the program are working in organizations such as Amazon, Boeing, Cerner, DST Systems, Garmin, IBM, J.P. Morgan, MasterCard, Microsoft, Sprint, Wal-Mart and many other Fortune 500 companies.... [-]

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The Master’s Degree in Counseling (MS Counseling) builds on bachelor’s degrees in a variety of areas. The MS Counseling is designed to prepare professional counselors to ... [+]

Prepare for Counseling Excellence

UCM’s Counselor Education Program is the only one in the central region—and only one of four public institutions in Missouri—to be nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The Counselor Education Program will prepare you to be an exemplary professional counselor in a school or community/clinical mental health setting.

Our small class size allows you to have professional relationships, supervision and mentoring from our full-time faculty, who are experts in counseling. Applications to the Counselor Education program are reviewed year-round so you can pursue your education when it is best for you.... [-]

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When you are ready to continue your education, choose a well-established program with a world-class faculty. The Department of Criminal Justice at UCM was founded in 196 ... [+]

Criminal Justice & Criminology

When you are ready to continue your education, choose a well-established program with a world-class faculty. The Department of Criminal Justice at UCM was founded in 1962 and has stayed true to its roots while continuing to innovate and keep pace with today’s criminal justice agencies.

Earning a Master of Science in Criminal Justice will provide you with the knowledge and skills to excel in your chosen career field. This program is designed for those who wish to enter and/or progress in a criminal justice agency, seek a position of leadership, research, or teaching in criminal justice. As a graduate of our program, you will be able to:

Articulate knowledge of the major issues facing the criminal justice system in the nation and world. Demonstrate an understanding of the multidisciplinary criminal justice theories and their implications for policy. Understand how to access research, conduct original research, and apply research findings to problems with crime or the criminal justice system. Communicate in a knowledgeable and professional manner for a variety of academic and criminal justice settings. Demonstrate an advanced writing capacity with the ability to use and reference literature properly. Top Ranked ... [-]
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Welcome to the M.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Program at the University of Central Missouri. The University of Central Missouri is consistently ranked by ... [+]

Cybersecurity@UCM - Secure Your Future

Welcome to the M.S. in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Program at the University of Central Missouri. This program is designed to prepare graduates with advanced skills in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance. The graduates from the program can apply these skills to protect resources in the cyber domain and work as senior cybersecurity professionals in various sectors of industry that have significant online resources. The M. S. in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance program is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) through the University of Central Missouri.

We have highly qualified and dedicated faculty members who have extensive experiences in research and/or industry. Five of them received specialized information security training through the SANS Institute. We provide an unmatched education to students in the region, and we're proud of it. With the demand for qualified technical personnel far exceeding the available supply, the opportunities awaiting Cybersecurity graduates are nearly limitless.... [-]

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If your career goal is to work in management or supervisory positions in industry, the affordable Master of Science in Industrial Management program at the University of ... [+]

Prepare to Lead

If your career goal is to work in management or supervisory positions in industry, the affordable Master of Science in Industrial Management program at the University of Central Missouri is an ideal choice. You’ll enhance your leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. You’ll learn from highly qualified and dedicated professionals with real-world experience in industrial management. This master’s degree program features a comprehensive curriculum focused on technology management, organizational effectiveness, quality systems, research, and scholarly work.

Flexible Learning (100% online option)

Join this accredited program and earn your Master’s degree in as few as two years. Students can choose to enroll in online and/or on-campus courses. The strength is the affordable curriculum supported by caring faculty and accommodating campus services.... [-]

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A master’s degree in Actuarial Science and Statistics is designed to fit the needs of students in actuarial science, statistics or related fields. You have an option to t ... [+]

Actuarial Science and Statistics

A master’s degree in Actuarial Science and Statistics is designed to fit the needs of students in actuarial science, statistics or related fields. You have an option to take a wide range of courses in statistics, actuarial science, data analysis, as well as computer science. The curriculum is designed to provide a strong training in quantitative and statistical reasoning as well as skills using statistical software including R and SAS. The program is flexible enough to allow students to concentrate courses in either actuarial science or statistics, and can provide a combination of course in Statistics and Computer Science for those interested in the field of Data Science.... [-]

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This professional degree is offered to prepare students to assist management in the effective use of resources for the development, implementation, and assessment of a co ... [+]

Earn a degree in this high-demand field with excellent employment and salary opportunities. The safety profession focuses on keeping people safe while also preventing harm to property and the environment. You will gain hands-on experience with current laboratory and field technology, paid internships, participation in premier conferences, and applied projects.

Earn your GSP designation

All Occupational Safety Management majors are awarded the Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) designation upon application at graduation. GSP is an alternate path toward the professional certification of Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Only students who graduate from a Qualified Academic Program meeting the standards of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals are eligible for the GSP designation, making it highly respected.... [-]

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The Master of Science degree in Technology program prepares you for advanced positions in technology-related organizations, enterprises, and activities. Courses are offer ... [+]

Preparing Leaders in Technology

The Master of Science degree in Technology program prepares you for advanced positions in technology-related organizations, enterprises, and activities. Courses are offered online or on-site at the UCM main campus and UCM – Lee’s Summit. Our facilities are designed to provide students with the opportunity to experience state-of-the-art technology, software applications, and equipment.

Flexibility to Specialize

Join this accredited program and earn your Master’s degree in as few as two years. Students can select 12 to 15 hours of credit from approved electives that allow them to specialize in an area of interest. The specialization areas include: Automation, Construction Management, Computer Sciences, Engineering Technology, GIS, Lean Six-Sigma, Manufacturing Management, Network Security; other approved concentrations are also possible. These graduate electives are to be taken at UCM.... [-]

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Master of Science in Big Data Analytics and Information Technology (MS BDA & IT)Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenges in the ... [+]

Over Five Decades of Excellence!

Master of Science in Big Data Analytics and Information Technology (MS BDA & IT)Degree is a unique program focused on technological innovations and challenges in the 21st century. The program is fully accredited by AACSB International. Recent graduates of programs in our department are working in organizations such as Apple, Amazon, Boeing, Cerner, DST Systems, Edward Jones, Facebook Inc., IBM, Microsoft, Sprint, Target, Wal-Mart, Yellow Freight, H & R Block and many other Fortune 500 companies.

Master of Science in Big Data Analytics & Information Technology is a 30-hour program.

Personalized Attention

Our 19-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve. You’ll learn from experienced faculty members who are nationally recognized scholars. They are dedicated to mentoring you and doing all they can to help you succeed.... [-]

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