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Learn online, on your time.

US News & World Report Best Online Programs BadgeTackle coursework from anywhere and as your schedule permits. Our flexible online course and degree offerings are designed to help you balance work, family and school responsibilities. If you are an out-of-state or traveling student, our online courses can help you stay on track with your studies. Taught and supported by our professional eLearning faculty and staff, our online programs are ranked in the top 15% in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Whether you're wanting to take just a few courses, or complete your entire degree program online, UMSL will meet you when and where you want. 

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From undergraduate to graduate, professional programs to certificates, you'll find the degree that works for you at UMSL.

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Missouri Online

Missouri Online is a virtual education platform that includes online programs from all University of Missouri institutions. It offers a wide range of accredited online courses and degree programs to students seeking flexible learning options. 

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Career Services

Career Services facilitates the career readiness of students and recent graduates by working in partnership with employers and the campus community. We're here to help you find a career you'll enjoy in a field you love. 

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NC-SARA and State Authorization

Students living outside of Missouri are responsible for reviewing UMSL's state authorizations to see if your program is offered in your state, as well as the licensure or certification requirements for the state in which you reside.

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UMSL by the Numbers


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in scholarships, fellowships and grants awarded

Top 15%

best universities for online programs
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of recent grads are employed or are continuing their education