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Online and Learning Engagement


Online and Learning Engagement supports the Missouri Innovation Campus - UCM- Lee's Summit, Online, Dual Credit, and Workforce and Professional Education initiatives at the University of Central Missouri. At the University of Central Missouri, we know your life is busy. Whether you're working full-time, raising a family or serving in the military, you need flexible learning options that fit into your schedule. UCM is the most accredited university amongst our competitors - which means you get the best quality education out there, and with affordable, flexible delivery options.

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Open University

UCM's Open University is an opportunity for individuals to enroll in and receive credit for courses on a seat-available basis. Students are admitted as non-degree seeking and ineligible for financial assistance.

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Workforce and Professional Education

Through our Workforce and Professional Education mission, Online and Learning Engagement supports non-credit personal enrichment and professional development opportunities. 

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Missouri Innovation Campus

The home for UCM-Lee's Summit, The Missouri Innovation Campus Program, and Workforce and Professional Education.  Located at 1101 NW Innovation Pwky, Lee's Summit, MO 64086. 

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UCM Online

Through its Distance Education mission, Online and Learning Engagement supports students and faculty in the delivery of online and interactive video/TV learning. Choose from 22 programs, 10 certificate programs and hundreds of courses online. Online classes are designed with the same content and quality of our classroom-based programs, meaning you get the same exceptional education delivered at the right time and place for your schedule. 

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Dual Credit

Dual credit courses provide high school students an opportunity to experience rigorous college-level coursework. Our program ensures that courses taught at the high school are aligned with those offered on our university campus, earn high school and college credit at the same time with substantial savings compared to the university's undergraduate tuition.

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Honors College

The Honors College at UCM has a long tradition of providing outstanding students with unique opportunities for academic study and research.

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Western Missouri Educational Technology Consortium, also known as WeMET, was organized as an educational and community consortium in 1993 to facilitate member's use of interactive television (I-TV) through video conferencing technology. I-TV, online, and face to face classes connect schools to dual credit classes and special programming such as virtual field trips and ACT prep classes. 



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Serving the men and women who serve our nation, UCM offers courses and advisement at WAFB’s Professional Development Center.

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Study Abroad

Through the University  of Central Missouri's extensive study abroad program you can choose to study in a wide variety of countries across the globe.  Come see where UCM can take you!

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English Language Institute (ELI)

UCM's English Language Institute (ELI), with its CEA-accredited Intensive English Program, teaches a broad range of language skills to successfully prepare students to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees at US institutions of higher education. 

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Summer Sessions

You’re home for the summer, changed your major, want to retake a course, or finish one in six weeks?  Continue your education this summer at the University of Central Missouri. Save time and money while you accelerate your college education. You can complete a 16-week course in as few as six weeks. The faster you finish your degree program; the sooner you will begin your career.

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Greater Kansas City Writing Project (GKCWP)

GKCWP is a Pre-K - College community of educators and lifelong learners working in conjunction with the University of Central Missouri.  We offer teaching and writing classes for teachers and young people in Kansas City and the surrounding area. 

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Lifelong Learning

UCM’s Lifelong Learning series is designed to provide programs and performances that enlighten and inform people throughout the region.  All programs are free and open to the public.  Please join us!  

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Dale Carnegie

UCM offers Dale Carnegie Training® programs. For organizations, these programs are excellent tools to develop employee talent and meet the talent management needs of your organization.  For individuals, these programs will help you improve your performance and increase your value to the organization.  

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"Thank you for all you've done with the program - I'm truly grateful for the amazing opportunity it provided. My team KU Med has been a fantastic fit, and the possibilities for growth are nearly endless...If you need a poster child for UCM Workforce Central or any of its programs, please don't hesitate to ask. Should anyone question the value of it, feel free to hold me up as an example - after the $12/hour internship, I returned to a $30/hour contractor position with the same group...Things look good, and I owe it all to the opportunity you, Angie, and Lynette worked to provide."

Steve Singleton


Online and Learning Engagement
WOOD 136
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Tel: (660) 543-4984

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