Missouri Western offers a wide range of high-quality degrees that are in demand and prepare you for future success.
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Learn Beyond the Classroom
We know that you expect more out of college than just classroom work. This is why you’ll have endless opportunities to learn beyond the classroom and gain real-world experience.
There is no better way to get real-world experience than in your chosen field, and there is no better place to secure an internship than at Missouri Western. Missouri Western has partnerships with businesses and organizations all over the country, and we can help you find an internship that will give you a jumpstart on your career. Students have completed internships at the Kansas City Ballet, numerous hospitals and clinics, Disney World, Johnson Space Center, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and more.
Whether you want to work on your own, with your classmates, or with professors, you’ll have numerous research opportunities at Missouri Western. With the help of millions of dollars in grants, students have conducted research on synthetic biology, worked with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and presented research at national and international conferences.
Griffon Office of Applied Learning
This newly developed office works closely with campus departments and external organizations to connect students with applied learning opportunities. Our goal is that every student engage in applied learning to ensure that you have ample real-world experience that you need to succeed in your career.
Griffons Give Back
Missouri Western students, faculty and staff pride themselves on making a positive impact in the community through service and philanthropy. Through the Center for Service, you can earn a free credit hour for every 40 hours of service (up to three credit hours).
Missouri Western’s four-day Gold Friday class schedule frees up an entire day for purposeful experiential learning. Your Friday possibilities are unlimited, with opportunities to engage in research with faculty, complete an internship, focus on lab or clinical work, join a club or organization, take advantage of campus services like unlimited tutoring, or complete a community service project.