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2017 Graduate Catalog 
2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2017 Graduate Catalog

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093

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Welcome to the University of Central Missouri, and the opportunity to benefit from an education focused on learning to a greater degree. This is our promise to help you graduate with a greater sense of purpose because of experiences that go beyond the classroom, and are supported by faculty and staff members who are committed to your success.

A UCM education helps you achieve the knowledge, skills and attitude that enable you to excel in today’s ever-changing, fast-paced world. Your experiences as a student will be elevated via a campus environment that offers innovative academic programs, experiential learning opportunities, a worldly perspective, and a culture of service.

Many advanced degree opportunities are waiting for you at UCM, and we know we have the right programs and personnel to help you meet educational goals in pursuit a career and lifelong success. Our dedicated faculty and staff look forward to joining you on this journey.

We encourage you to take advantage of every opportunity a UCM graduate education affords. Thank you for Choosing UCM.

Joining you in service,

Chuck Ambrose
President, University of Central Missouri
@UCMAmbrose, #ChooseRED

                                              Board of Governors

Gus Wetzel II 
Board President
John Collier
Board Vice President
Mary Dandurand
Board Secretary
Mathew Martinez
Student Governor
Weldon Brady
Walter Hicklin
Gravois Mills
Mary Long
Kansas City
Marvin E. Wright

Announcements in this catalog are subject to change and thus do not constitute an agreement or contract.

Every effort is made to provide accurate and up-to-date information; however, the university reserves the right to change without notice statements concerning rules, policies, fees, curricula, courses or other matters when necessary.

This publication was prepared by the Registrar’s Office, Ward Edwards Building 1000, with help from the Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Services, Ward Edwards Building 1900, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Publication date, April 2017.

The University of Central Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a member of the North Central Association. For information about HLC Accreditation, contact The Higher Learning Commission, 30 North La Salle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, telephone 800-621-7440.

Mission Statement

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.

Approved by the UCM Board of Governors, October 2008