Jun 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog

President Welcome and Board of Governors

Welcome to Graduate Study at UCM

We are grateful that you chose the University of Central Missouri for your graduate education. As a graduate candidate at UCM, you will be challenged academically by our highly qualified and credentialed faculty. They will immerse you into new and innovative concepts through a supportive environment with the goal of fostering your success. We demonstrate our commitment to you by providing exceptional programs that are accredited and nationally ranked, offering multiple modes of delivery, and partnering with you throughout the educational process. Your graduate education is designed to be accessible and convenient while also rigorous and engaging.

A graduate education from UCM will help transform your life, not only through the knowledge you will gain, skills you will attain, and aptitudes you will develop, but also through the personal connections you will make and unique opportunities you will be afforded. We encourage you to take advantage of every opportunity your graduate study provides and to work hard to achieve your advanced degree. Thank you for making UCM your choice for furthering your education goals; our dedicated faculty and staff look forward to working with you throughout this life-altering endeavor.


Roger J. Best, Ph.D.
President, University of Central Missouri

                                                                                           Board of Governors

Kenneth Weymuth
Board President
Stephen Adney
Board Vice President
Mary Dandurand
Board Secretary
Hadley Oden
Student Governor
Phyllis Chase
Kansas City
John Collier
Stu Rogers
Lake WInnebago
Gus Wetzell II