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Missouri College

Missouri College is college with 553 students located in Brentwood, MO.

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Offers Baccalaureate Degrees, Open Admissions

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At Missouri College, our goal is to provide you with the knowledge and training to prepare for exciting career opportunities within the growing and dynamic healthcare industry.

Our school offers diploma, associate and bachelor's degree programs tailored to the needs of today's job market, with a particular emphasis on current healthcare technology and business practices. As a student here, you'll have the benefit of studying in professional environments that replicate the modern workplace. You'll be treated like a professional as you prepare for your future.

You can learn a lot about Missouri College and our energetic St. Louis campus by clicking the links on this page. We want you to feel confident about choosing a school that understands your motivation for pursuing an education relevant to the needs of today's healthcare industry, and we believe our school can be an excellent place for you to acquire the skills to pursue your personal and professional goals. For nearly 50 years, Missouri College has woven itself into the fabric of the St. Louis community with quality education and a student-first approach to career preparation. Our educational philosophy is based on delivering a focused, quality education to each and every student.

The programs we offer are relevant to employers' needs and focus on areas that offer exciting opportunities. Curriculums are designed to be sound in concept and geared toward individuals seeking a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills required to pursue exciting opportunities in their chosen field.

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 553
Gender 12% Male / 88% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 97% Full Time / 3% Part Time
Socio-Economic Diversity 73% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 32%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Ethnicity Unknown 13%
Black or African American 52%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Student Services

  • Counseling Services: career counseling financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities services and/or facilities for visually impaired wheelchair accessibility
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Health/Health Care Administration/Management (30%), Business Administration and Management (21%), Dental Hygiene/Hygienist (19%), Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other (14%), Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration (13%), Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

Job Opportunities:

Compensation and Benefits Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate compensation and benefits activities of an organization.
Human Resources Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.
Training and Development Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
Human Resources Specialists
Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.
Labor Relations Specialists
Resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints.
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.
Training and Development Specialists
Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Associates

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

Job Opportunities:

Medical and Health Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

Associates

Any instructional program in allied health and medical assisting services not listed above.

A program that prepares individuals to clean teeth and apply preventive materials, provide oral health education and treatment counseling to patients, identify oral pathologies and injuries, and manage dental hygiene practices. Includes instruction in dental anatomy, microbiology, and pathology; dental hygiene theory and techniques; cleaning equipment operation and maintenance; dental materials; radiology; patient education and counseling; office management; supervised clinical training; and professional standards.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Dental Hygienists
Clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of health information administrators and other professionals, to construct medical records and clinical databases, perform manipulations on retrieved data, control the security and quality of records, and supervise data entry and technical maintenance personnel. Includes instruction in clinical and biomedical science data and information requirements, database management, data coding and validation, information security, quality control, health information content and structure, medical business procedures, and legal requirements.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures.

Job Opportunities:

Medical Assistants
Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Administration & Faculty

President Karl Petersen
Accredited by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools
Full-time Faculty 16
Student : Faculty Ratio 14 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 12 : 87
Percentage of Faculty Members
No Status Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $17,291 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $17,215
$30K-$48K $18,663
$75K-$110K $22,236
$110K+ $22,113

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $16,391, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $16,391 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $5,901
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $16,391 $22,292

Students Receiving Aid

77% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 77% $8,794
Federal Scholarships/Grants 73% $5,497
Institutional Grants 6% $2,110
Other Federal Grants 2% $3,000
Other Loans 3% $14,728
Pell Grants 73% $5,430
Student Loans 77% $9,407

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

1% of students graduated on time.

59% of students graduated in six years.

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