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Graduate and International Student Services


Who We Are

Welcome to Graduate and International Student Services at the University of Central Missouri. UCM is built on a strong foundation of outstanding graduate faculty and staff who are active in both scholarship and professional activities.  Our faculty are dedicated to excellence in teaching and you will find our staff to be friendly, efficient, and responsive.  If you are a recent college graduate or a seasoned career professional, we hope that you will make Graduate Studies at UCM part of your future.


What We Do

We have been providing personalized, multicultural, high quality graduate education more than 60 years.  We offer over 60 graduate programs, including four Education Specialist programs, two cooperative doctoral programs, and 20 graduate certificates.  In addition to our on campus learning opportunities, graduate courses are available at the UCM’s Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) in Lee’s Summit and Online.


The University of Central Missouri is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.  In addition, many graduate programs hold discipline-specific accreditations:

  • The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB)
  • Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA)
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling Related Educational Progress
  • Educational Leadership Constituent Council
  • International Society For Technology in Education
  • Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering
  • American Association of School Libraries
  • International Literacy Association
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National Association of Schools of Theater

Campus Security Policy

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Act:

University of Central Missouri's Annual Security and Fire and Safety Report. This report includes statistics for the previous three years of incidents of crime and emergency situations that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University of Central Missouri; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes information regarding crime prevention programs, fire statistics, a listing of safety tips, alcohol and drug policies, sexual assault education prevention programs, emergency response, and resources that are available to the campus community in emergencies. You may obtain a paper copy of this report by contacting the UCM Department of Public Safety or by accessing their website.

International Student Information and Forms

The International Student Information and Forms page is a valuable resource for all International Students at UCM.  Follow the link to learn more about obtaining a driver's license, OPT, CPT, change of status, advisor breakdown, taxes and much more.

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Graduate & International Student Services
University of Central Missouri
Ward Edwards 1800
Tel: 660-543-4621



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