Use 30 military credits toward a bachelor’s degree

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Empowering our students to achieve their academic, personal and professional goals as they move to, through, and beyond Missouri Western.

The mission of the Center includes:  

  • Honoring contributions of active and veteran military service members from across the University community
  • Providing wrap-around services appropriate to the particular needs of the military-connected population
  • Establishing a space where military-connected students (as well as faculty and staff) can gather and feel at home
  • Developing academic and extracurricular programming to meet the needs of or military-connected students
  • Attracting military-connected students from around Missouri, the region, and the U.S. to MWSU
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Programs and services include:

  • GI Bill, military TA information and assistance  
  • In-state tuition  
  • Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter  
  • VA work study  
  • Computers, WiFi and TV in the Lounge  
  • VA-Supported Education  
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Center amenities include:

  • Break area with refrigerator, coffee, tea and microwave
  • Computers with CAC readers
  • Dedicated lounge space for students to study or hang out with other veterans
  • Office/meeting space for community resource partners and one-on-one conferencing  
  • Dedicated staff to help navigate the challenges unique to military-connected students 
Center For Military Veterans


As a member of the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC),
Missouri Western offers a
completely online bachelor’s degree members
of the Air Force and Space Force.

GEM Program

Missouri Western State University participates in the Community College of the Air Force’s (CCAF) General Education Mobile (GEM) program.


Army ROTC is an elective curriculum you take along with your required college classes.

Campus Counseling Center

Missouri Western students can utilize the Counseling Center on campus in Eder 203.

For more information visit the Counseling Center webpage.

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For after-hours support:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 (800) 271-TALK (8255)
Text HELLO to the Crisis Text Line: 741741
Veterans Crisis Line: Dial 988 then press 1
In case of an emergency, contact University Police at (816) 271-4388 or dial 911

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Use ACE training credits toward a bachelor’s degree

Bachelor of Science in Technology

Don’t start over! 30 hours of ACE recommended military training credits can be used to build a foundation for a Bachelor of Science in Technology (BST) degree. 60 credits can be transferred if participating in the AU-ABC program. The credits are applied to the BST degree, not as electives.

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