Northwest Missouri State University

Introduction

Originally established in 1905, Northwest Missouri State University is a state-assisted, four-year regional university that also offers graduate degree programs. Survey after survey shows Northwest is a national leader in both student satisfaction and degree completion. The heartfelt commitment of the faculty and staff to your development, both in and beyond the classroom, is one of Northwest's finest assets. Engaged alumni remain connected and quite supportive of the University's efforts, and Northwest's many partners are equally committed to the institution's success. Northwest is an exceptional place to learn, live and grow no matter your academic pursuits!

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Mission, Vision, and Values

Mission Northwest Missouri State University focuses on student success - every student, every day. Vision We will be THE university of choice for a comprehensive, exceptional student experience. Values

  • Student success
  • Scholarship and life-long learning
  • Intercultural competence
  • Collaboration
  • Respect and integrity
  • Strategic thinking
  • Excellence

Our DNA

  • Advocating one-to-one engaging relationships
  • Keeping costs affordable
  • Providing beautiful and safe surroundings
  • Driving economic development and entrepreneurship to better our region and community
  • Being socially responsible
  • Delivering excellence through high expectations and servant leadership

Profession-Based Experience

admin building fall2015 tw 0176 Northwest is a true advocate of profession-based experience. For instance, in our Horace Mann Lab School students majoring in education get a true inside view of what teaching is all about. Northwest offers several other opportunities for profession-based experiences including internships, the University farm for agriculture majors, on-campus radio and television stations and volunteer work.

The Right Size

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Northwest currently has around 7,000 students. This size of campus offers great opportunities for students to succeed socially, as well as academically. With a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1, you never feel like a number and receive personalized attention from faculty.

Quality Academics

Northwest offers 127 undergraduate programs and 40 graduate's programs. The business, education, geography and agriculture departments graduate the largest number of students each year. Career Services offers an "Exploring Majors" fair where students can learn about different majors on campus and find which major is the perfect fit for them. Laptop Every full-time student receives a laptop computer to use throughout the school year. Textbooks Northwest has implemented a rental program where students pay only $6 per credit hour for their textbooks.

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This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Master in Information Systems

Campus Full time 16 months August 2018 USA Maryville

The Department of Computer Science/Information Systems at Northwest offers a Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) dedicated to the development of future leaders in the information technology (IT) industry. [+]

The Department of Computer Science/Information Systems at Northwest offers a Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) dedicated to the development of future leaders in the information technology (IT) industry. This is a 36 credit hour (12 classes) program offered over 4 full-time semesters at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri.

Cohorts begin in late August (Fall semester start) and early January (Spring semester start) of each academic year. Fall semester cohorts will finish the end of the following fall. Spring semester cohorts will finish the following spring. Each program is the same duration of 16 months. Students will live and study in Maryville and all essential campus services will be available there.... [-]


Master in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 USA Maryville

The master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology is the only program at an NCAA Division II institution in the region. This is an interdisciplinary cohort consisting of psychology, counseling, exercise sciences, and sport and exercise psychology. Northwest students apply the skills they learn in the classroom by working with athletic teams and exercisers on mental skills, confidence, self-talk and the importance of developing routines and goal setting. [+]

The master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology is the only program at an NCAA Division II institution in the region. This is an interdisciplinary cohort consisting of psychology, counseling, exercise sciences, and sport and exercise psychology. Northwest students apply the skills they learn in the classroom by working with athletic teams and exercisers on mental skills, confidence, self-talk and the importance of developing routines and goal setting.

Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to apply for the Association of Applied Sports Psychology certificate.

Program Requirements and Prerequisites:

Apply by March 1. Overall grade point average of 3.00 or more. Minimum 3.00 grade-point average within major. ... [-]

Master

Master in Applied Computer Science

Campus Full time September 2018 USA Maryville

The Master of Science in Applied Computer Science offers students with a strong undergraduate background in a technical computing discipline an opportunity to increase their technical expertise and to complement that expertise with fundamental business concepts related specifically to information technology. [+]

Master in Applied Computer Science Welcome to Masters in Applied Computer Science

At Northwest, we are dedicated towards the development of future leaders in the information technology (IT) industry. Our highly qualified faculty members collaborate and work together to educate students who come to obtain a quality education. We provide appropriate technological and instructional resources for our students to help them succeed in the IT job market worldwide. Northwest is also committed towards the personal and social development of its students by providing opportunities for our students to interact with others in a successful, ethical way.

About The MS-Applied Computer Science Program The Program ... [-]

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Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive

Maryville, Missouri, 64468 US
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