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.

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Reasons to Believe in a UCM education.

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  • A Culture of service connects students to something bigger than themselves through opportunities to give back to the community such as Habitat for Humanity.

  • Engaged Learning through hands-on learning experiences in and outside the classroom includes programs such as Innovative Public Relations and the Integrative Business Experience.

  • Future-Focused Academics offers state-of-the-art equipment such as Redbird simulators and internships to equip students with up-to-date skills.

  • A Worldly Perspective enhances students’ college experience by offering opportunities to participate in study abroad programs in countries such as France or New Zealand.

Champions of Student Success

UCM’s Learning to a Greater Degree Contract is our promise to you that with your commitment, we'll help you complete a more valuable degree on time. We foster a community of engagement by providing you with resources to help you succeed, such as our Student Success Center and Writing Center. We are proud of our more than 90 percent employment rate for students six months after graduation.

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Focused on the Future

Founded in 1871 in Warrensburg, Missouri with only a few dozen students, more than 140 years later, UCM serves 12,333 students.

Our diverse student population represents nearly every state and 50 countries across the globe.





Learning to a Greater Degree

Learning to a Greater Degree conveys the depth of experiences students gain at the University of Central Missouri. Here, you are part of an educational experience that extends beyond the classroom. Students' time at UCM empowers them to excel in the fast-paced world of today and tomorrow.

Learning to a Greater Degree is not a marketing campaign; it is more than that. It defines who we are and what we do at UCM. Supported by the four reasons to believe, Learning to a Greater Degree gives us a way to tell UCM's story.

Reasons to believe:

  • Engaged learning
  • Future-focused academics
  • Worldly perspective
  • Culture of service

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Programs taught in:
  • English

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The University of Central Missouri's Dietetics program has an 84% dietetic internship acceptance rate for 2017, compared to the national average of 52%, and our students ... [+]

UCM Dietetics: Nutrition to a Greater Degree

The University of Central Missouri's Dietetics program has an 84% dietetic internship acceptance rate for 2017, compared to the national average of 52%, and our students are exceptionally well prepared for these positions, as evidenced by feedback from Internship Directors across the country. Additionally, our five-year registration exam pass rate is 92%.

The Dietetics program at UCM is fully accredited!

The Didactic Program in Dietetics at the University of Central Missouri is currently accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312/899-0040 ext 5400.... [-]

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By pursuing a major in nursing at the University of Central Missouri, you’ll be prepared to care for diverse individuals, families, populations, and communities across th ... [+]

Caring To Make a Difference

By pursuing a major in nursing at the University of Central Missouri, you’ll be prepared to care for diverse individuals, families, populations, and communities across the lifespan in health and illness. Unique to UCM, you will have opportunities to experience both rural and urban nursing practice during your educational experience. This diversity of experiences, plus quality instruction, will allow you flexibility in choosing your desired area of practice.

BSN Leaders

Challenge and Opportunity

There is a critical demand for BSN nurse leaders of intellect, skill, and compassion. Nursing is a career with tremendous opportunities across diverse settings, with above average earnings and flexible schedules for those who dare to answer the challenge of caring for others and growing in return.... [-]

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Health Studies is a degree with two emphasis areas: Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy and Community Health. Together, these options provide you with foundatio ... [+]

HEALTH STUDIES - OPTION 1: PRE-PHYSICAL THERAPY/PRE-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY BS Prepare for a Career in the Health Industry

Health Studies is a degree with two emphasis areas: Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy and Community Health. Together, these options provide you with foundational coursework in health and wellness. The first option prepares you with the necessary prerequisite courses for application to graduate school (PT, OT, AT, chiropractic, etc.), while emphasizing human movement. The second option serves as a your springboard into health-related careers (health education, health promotion, accelerated nursing programs, etc.)

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UCM's Nutrition and Kinesiology Department's mission is to develop successful professionals in Nutrition and Kinesiology, instilling an appreciation for helping all peopl ... [+]

KINESIOLOGY MS - EXERCISE SCIENCE OPTION Studying Movement-Health and Human Performance

The Exercise Science option in the Kinesiology M.S. program integrates exercise physiology and biomechanics to develop an in-depth understanding of movement analyses, exercise metabolism, and body composition. With a strong emphasis on sport performance, the program engages you in applied research which prepares you for employment opportunities as strength and conditioning coaches, as sport science research assistants, and at sport development centers. Our partnership with UCM Athletics allows “hands-on” interaction with NCAA College athletes in their pursuit of performance excellence. Additionally, the program benefits students interested in seeking a Ph.D. or doing original research in exercise science.... [-]

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Our new online master’s degree program in Nutrition is a continuation of our top-notch undergraduate program and will prepare entry-level dietitians or nutritionists to b ... [+]

Nutrition to a Greater Degree

Our new online master’s degree program in Nutrition is a continuation of our top-notch undergraduate program and will prepare entry-level dietitians or nutritionists to be lifelong learners. By 2024, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will require registered dietitians to hold at least a Master’s degree. The new Master of Science in Nutrition degree provides professionals in nutrition and other closely related professional careers an advanced degree with a strong scientific knowledge base focused on gaining proficiency in counseling techniques and the application of nutrition principles in clinical settings. The program also prepares you to apply nutrition knowledge when analyzing human performance and exercise metabolism. The Master of Science in Nutrition provides you with two options, a Clinical Nutrition option and a Sport Nutrition option. Both options address the change in the CDR’s entry-level eligibility requirements for dietitians and expand their practice through knowledge gained from this advanced degree.... [-]

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The Master of Science in Social Gerontology from the University of Central Missouri will prepare you for a rewarding career in this booming field. Based on a philosophy o ... [+]

Serving The Aging

The Master of Science in Social Gerontology from the University of Central Missouri will prepare you for a rewarding career in this booming field. Based on a philosophy of excellence in care for older adults, this program is designed for working professionals like you. You’ll be ready for diverse career options, from working in aging services administration to providing personal care and services. Since the gerontology field is multidisciplinary, we welcome students who have completed an undergraduate major to pursue the M.S. in Social Gerontology at UCM.

Flexibility For You

Degree Completion

Thanks to UCM’s flexible course offerings, you can balance your graduate studies with your work and family life. By taking courses online or during the day, night and over the summer at our Warrensburg and Lee’s Summit campuses, you can complete this program in less than two years!... [-]

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Earn a degree in this high-demand field with excellent employment and salary opportunities. The safety profession focuses on keeping people safe while also preventing har ... [+]

Earn a degree in this high-demand field with excellent employment and salary opportunities. The safety profession focuses on keeping people safe while also preventing harm to property and the environment. You will gain hands-on experience with current laboratory and field technology, paid internships, participation in premier conferences, and applied projects. The highly specialized industrial hygiene degree provides an excellent advanced career path.

Value-added ANSAC/ABET accredited

The Industrial Hygiene program at UCM is the only ANSAC/ABET accredited MS industrial hygiene program in Missouri, and it is one of fewer than 30 master's level programs in the U.S. accredited under ABET’s industrial hygiene program criteria. ... [-]

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