Missouri State University

Master of Science in Administrative Studies

WHAT IS THE MSAS PROGRAM?

The Master of Science in Administrative Studies is a cross-disciplinary program which features enhancement of administrative abilities with areas of emphasis in Applied Communication, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Environmental Management, Project Management, and Sports Management. The program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are established in careers and are seeking professional growth and advancement within their vocations. The 33-hour program builds upon past work experience, and allows participants to expand their knowledge base, abilities, and skills which can lead to enhanced administrative roles within organizations.

The Master of Science in Administrative Studies may be taken via the Internet. All of the required 24 hours of core courses and the Applied Communication, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Project Management and Sports Management options are available over the Internet. Currently, the 12-hour Environmental Management option is available only on campus. The Individualized option would depend on the selection of courses chosen.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Spring 2014 SEMESTER

  • January 13  - Spring semester begins
  • May 10-15 - Spring Final Exams
  • May 16  - Spring Commencement

MSAS IMPORTANT DEADLINES

  • The deadline to apply to take the MSAS Comprehensive Examination is February 14.
  • The last date to receive your Comprehensive Examination is April 18.
  • The deadline to submit answers for a MSAS Comprehensive Examination is seven days from when you request the questions, but no later than April 25.
  • The deadline for submission of the Seminar Report Form and research paper is May 9.

DID YOU KNOW?

According to U.S. Census data individuals in the workforce with a masters degree earned an average of 30% more than those with a bachelors degree (U.S. Census Data, 1998).

This is an average of $10,000 per year ($400,000 lifetime)

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