Why Students Choose Missouri College

Why Choose Missouri College

Choosing the right school is an important decision, especially if your goal is to acquire the knowledge and training that can help prepare you for the dynamic healthcare industry or other areas of need in today's competitive job market.

At Missouri College, we're focused on providing you with the quality education and personalized support you need to pursue satisfying career opportunities. We have people and the programs to help you pursue your professional potential. A few of the most important things to consider about our school are:

  • Career-Focused Programs
    According to the recent U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare will generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry.* Missouri College offers training in some of today's most dynamic areas of the marketplace. Our diplomas and degree programs can help you get started on exciting professional pathways to careers in healthcare and business.
  • Focused Attention
    Missouri College offers focused attention from your instructors. You'll have the opportunity to build your knowledge, skills and confidence by sharing ideas and solving problems together; a collaborative process designed to prepare you for the opportunities and challenges you're likely to encounter in the real world once you have completed your studies.
  • Experienced Faculty
    Classes at Missouri College are taught by practicing professionals who provide a well-balanced approach to education. Students can learn by experience, building and refining skills relevant to the fields of healthcare and business.
  • A Professional Learning Environment
    Missouri College wants you to be successful in your chosen profession, so from the day you start classes, you'll be treated like a professional. You'll study in professional environments that replicate the modern workplace, including our industry-current dental hygiene and massage therapy clinics.
  • A Commitment to Your Career Development
    The Career Services department at Missouri College offers a range of services, including career development strategy, résumé and cover letter assistance, practice interviews, individual student consultations and much more.
  • Short-Term Programs
    At Missouri College, we offer short-term programs designed to help you quickly acquire the knowledge and training to pursue exciting career opportunities in healthcare and business. In as little as 11 months, you can be well on your way to pursuing exciting career opportunities in your field of interest.
  • Accreditation
    Choosing an accredited college is important. Missouri College is institutionally accredited (accredited in total) by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is an independent accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (DOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). This indicates that Missouri College substantially meets or exceeds the stated criteria of education quality established by ACICS and approved by the DOE.
  • Professional Affiliations & Externships
    We have also established relationships with many healthcare facilities and businesses in the greater St. Louis area in order to provide externships that offer students the opportunity to acquire real-world, work-related experiences as they complete their studies.
  • Career Services
    Missouri College's full-time, career services staff is dedicated to assisting current students and alumni with resume preparation, interviewing skills and searching for employment opportunities.
  • A Growing Alumni Association
    With every graduating class, the Missouri College community continues to grow throughout the healthcare and related industries. As a student here, you'll automatically become part of a professional network that you can tap into as you plan your next move.
  • Experienced Financial Aid Professionals
    Missouri College has financial aid representatives who can assist you throughout the financial aid process. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

To learn more about Missouri College, our degree programs or how to apply for admission, please contact us for more information.

* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor at http://www.bls.gov/oco/cg/cgs035.htm (visited October 21, 2011). This is a national estimate and conditions in your location may vary.