Master’s Program Available Online

Missouri Southern’s Master of Science in Education, Curriculum & Instruction degree is now available totally online. Students take six hours per semester (fall, spring and summer) and can finish in six semesters. The program and instruction is perfect for...

None the Wiser

When None the Wiser took the stage at JB’s Downtown Joplin as part of Joplin’s new Zerkapalooza music festival, it marked something of a turning point for the band. Not only was the late August performance in front of their biggest audience yet, it marked the first...

Southern Safari Headed to Cuba

Alumni and friends of MSSU will have the opportunity to see Cuba before it changes forever by traveling to Old Havana with the Southern Safari group from May 15-23, 2016. When Barack Obama and Raul Castro announced last December that the United States and Cuba would...

Viktoryia Johnson Receives Award from Accreditation Council

Senior human resource management major and Belarusian exchange student Viktoryia Johnson was awarded the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs’ Region 5 Sponsored Award in August of this year. Johnson received the $500 award based on academic...

Amid National Shortage, MSSU’s Special Education Program on the Rise

Each year, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and similar departments from other states report to the U.S. Department of Education on teacher shortage areas, by subject. Special education is consistently on the list for nearly every state....

A Note from the President – Fall 2015

My fellow Lions and friends of Missouri Southern, In business, the term “inflection point” refers to a time of significant change … a turning point. It’s a term that fits this point in time for Missouri Southern State University. As we continue to build upon the solid...

A Great Experience

Alum Recalls ‘70s Dorm Life While nearly three decades have passed, John Cochran can remember the challenges of living on the Missouri Southern campus … sharing close quarters with a roommate, trying to find a good time to do laundry, finding things to do on the...

IET Students Put Theory into Practice

Industrial Engineering Technology students are getting a chance to apply what they’ve learned in real-life situations. A number of the courses in the IET department require industry-focused projects, typically geared toward increasing productivity and quality, or...

Students Defend NASBITE Competition Championship

Students from Missouri Southern’s Plaster School of Business 5-16 NASBITE International Student Case Competition as the Defending Champions.  The five-member team is working on a 20-page analysis that involves the Ohio-based Cleveland Whiskey, which is looking to...

Southern Launches Bachelor’s in Social Work Program

A total of 17 students are working to get their bachelor’s degree in social work from Missouri Southern. Announced in the spring of 2015, the degree program is coming at a time when social workers are in high demand. “Demand is outpacing the supply of social workers,”...

TV Station Honored for Education Coverage

TV Station Honored for Education Coverage KGCS – the television station at Missouri Southern – received statewide recognition this fall from the Missouri State Teachers Association. The station received the Media Awards for Television General Coverage/Honorable...