The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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July 30, 2013

Agreement with MSU allows Crowder students to get business bachelor’s degree

Night, online courses offered at three campuses in fall semester

NEOSHO, Mo. — Crowder College students in Neosho, Nevada and Cassville beginning in the fall semester may complete a bachelor of science degree in general business through online and night classes at the three campuses.

The arrangement is part of a partnership with Missouri State University, Springfield. Students can complete Crowder’s associate degree program, then transfer to Missouri State University. After admission, students may take MSU’s upper-level business courses at their local Crowder location.

Classes will be offered at times designed to be convenient for working students.

The bachelor of science in general business program will give students a broad education in all aspects of business operations and prepare them for a variety of entry-level management positions. Graduates can pursue a career or continue their studies in a master of business administration program.

The new night general business program will begin in the fall semester.

Missouri State University business programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International.

Contact

Students interested in pursuing Missouri State University programs at Crowder may contact Missouri State’s outreach coordinator Larry Nichols at (417) 629-3941 or LNichols@MissouriState.edu.

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