About

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Missouri Online is a steadfast innovator in digital education. We offer an education that transforms your present and your future by combining the strength of our experience with a relentless commitment to stay on the cutting edge.

The four UM System universities — the University of Missouri (Mizzou), the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) and the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) — offer 230+ life-shaping degree and certificate programs.

Learn more about the forward-focused UM System and the four world-class universities that empower your future through Missouri Online:

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Established on experience

Founded on the individual and collective strengths of the four UM System universities, we offer the same accredited and award-winning degree and certificate programs you would find on our campuses — programs that rank among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report. There is no compromise here, only excellence — which is exactly what you deserve.

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Built for you

Missouri Online team members are standing by to answer your questions about online learning and how to apply. We can connect you to the faculty and instructors who deliver our world-class online and on-campus education. Our secret is that they are one and the same! The credentials you need to open doors, build confidence and launch your career growth are here.

Focused forward

Missouri Online fuels remarkable futures for students across the University of Missouri System. In all we do, we seek to unlock your potential, open doors to incredible opportunities and create educational experiences that will transform you for life. 

Every day, the UM System Office of eLearning works to enhance your learning experience by equipping our faculty with leading-edge tools and elevating our online student services. Learn more about the UM System Office of eLearning’s mission, strategic plan and goals.

State authorization, licensure and disclosures

States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Missouri-St. Louis be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently. See our state authorization page for more information.

For programs that lead to licensure or certification, the Department of Education’s Federal Regulations 34 CFR 668.43 (a)(5)(v) mandate that each institution inform students of whether their program curriculum, both distance education and face-to-face programs, meets the state requirements for each program that leads to a licensure or certification. See our licensure and disclosures page.