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Undergraduate Programs

Accountancy
UCM's Accountancy program prepares you for an array of challenging and financially rewarding careers. You'll learn to evaluate the present and projected economic activities of organizations.

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Aviation
UCM's Department of Aviation offers bachelor's degrees in three areas – Professional Pilot, Aviation Management and Aviation Maintenance Management, each offering you a personalized, hands-on education and the opportunity to work in the department or at Skyhaven Airport, the only university-owned airport in Missouri.

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Professional Pilot, Airplane; Professional Pilot, Helicopter; Aviation Management, Flight Operations; Aviation Management, Airport Management; Aviation Maintenance Management 2+2

Communication Disorders
In the Speech-Language Pathology program, you'll learn about the diagnosis and treatment of human communication disorders, related research, and how to assist people with communication disabilities and have access to use the eight treatment rooms in UCM's Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders.

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Computer Information Systems
UCM's CIS program provides hands-on experience for entry-level positions in programming, networking, systems administration, database administration and systems design. This undergraduate program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, and is one of only a few programs nationwide to have both AACSB and ABET accreditation.

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Software Management, Networking

Criminal Justice
UCM's Criminal Justice program, one of the largest and most highly respected in the world, offers you a holistic academic experience that balances hands-on opportunities and classroom studies with courses in criminal justice management and administration, policing and forensics.

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Crisis and Disaster Management
UCM's Crisis and Disaster Management program prepares you to become a qualified professional in the growing field of emergency management. Available entirely online, you have the opportunity to concentrate in the ares of emergency management, hazardous materials or business continuity.

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Emergency Management, Emergency Services Management, Environmental Hazards, Business Continuity

Economics
UCM's Economics program is designed with an emphasis on analytical economics. You'll work side-by-side with faculty on research projects, ranging from environmental aid to evaluation of sports teams to investigations of statistical methodologies.

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Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise
UCM's Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise program provides you with the necessary skills to start your own business using practical, innovative and sustainable approaches that benefit society. You'll participate in the Integrative Business Experience, during which you'll help create and operate a start-up business and manage hands-on service projects.

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Finance
UCM's Finance program gives you a broad-based knowledge of finance, which can be supplemented by focusing on a particular area through your choice of electives. You'll experience hands-on learning as UCM is one of two state universities in Missouri to offer access to 12 Bloomberg Professional Services terminals.

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Hospitality Management
UCM's Hospitality Management program develops a comprehensive understanding of financial management, while maintaining strong interpersonal skills and proven work experience. You'll participate in the Integrative Business Experience, during which you'll help create and operate a start-up business and manage hands-on service projects.

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Hotel and Restaurant Administration
UCM's Hotel and Restaurant Administration program prepares you for a career in the world's lodging, food services and hospitality industries. You'll gain abilities to manage people, make operational decisions and network through a curriculum that integrates technology, leadership and practical experiences.

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Management
The courses in UCM's Management program use a team-based learning approach, rather than lecture, to help you understand the theory and practice of management. You'll organize activities, implement decisions and learn to lead others effectively and participate in the Integrative Business Experience, during which you'll create and operate a start-up business and manage hands-on service projects.

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Marketing
UCM's Marketing program provides you with the competitive edge that is important to growth and prosperity in today's business world through classes including advertising, brand management, marketing research and sales.

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Public Relations
The UCM Public Relations Program develops professionals who take a public-focused approach to results-driven strategic communication. The program's curriculum is certified by the national Public Relations Society of America and driven by the Commission on PR Education's (www.commpred.org) research and recommendations.

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Social Work
UCM's Social Work program, accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, prepares you to work with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities at all ages an in various fields of practice.

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