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2018 Graduate Catalog 
2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2018 Graduate Catalog

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093

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Thank you for making the University of Central Missouri your choice for a graduate education. As a UCM student, you will benefit from faculty and staff members who are committed to your success in an environment that promises you will experience learning to a greater degree. We are confident that while you are enrolled at UCM, you will achieve a greater sense of purpose because of experiences that go beyond the classroom to better prepare you to succeed in the workplace and in life.

UCM will help 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.

While offering many advanced degree opportunities, we know UCM has the right programs and personnel to help you meet your educational goals. We also offer options, ranging from traditional classroom to online learning opportunities, to make your education more accessible and convenient. Our dedicated faculty and staff also look forward to joining you on your journey.

UCM will help transform your life, not only through your degree but through the personal connections you make in pursuit of your higher education. We encourage you to take advantage of every opportunity your graduate study affords. Once again, thank you for Choosing UCM.

Joining you in service,

Roger Best
President, University of Central Missouri
@UCMPresident, #ChooseRED

                                              Board of Governors

Gus Wetzel II 
Board President
John Collier
Board Vice President
Mary Dandurand
Board Secretary
Casey Short
Student Governor
Steve Abney
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, June 2018.

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