Information science and learning technologies
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Courses

Courses for this program are 100% online: no campus visits are required. 

Some online courses are synchronous. This means class lectures occur at certain times of the day/week and require the student to attend via online collaborative tools. Please refer to myzou.missouri.edu for course availability and details — click on "Browse Course Catalog" or "Schedule of Classes" under Guest Access.

Successful completion of the program requires up to 72 credit hours of course work. Students entering the program with a master’s degree may require 42 credit hours of course work to complete the program.

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The chart below shows the courses offered in the program. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

Nondegree-seeking enrollment

Prior to acceptance into the program, you may enroll in up to 9 credit hours as a nondegree-seeking (in some cases, post-baccalaureate) student. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance. Learn more about nondegree-seeking university student admissions.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

  • Program authorized
  • Program authorized with stipulations
  • Program not authorized

Not authorized

Students residing in these states are not eligible to enroll in this program.

  • North Carolina

Authorized with stipulations

Students residing in these states may be eligible to enroll in this program, but certain stipulations exist.

  • Colorado

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies