Missouri State University

Missouri State University



Missouri State University

Springfield, MO 65897

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.A. - Writing 1. Rhetoric and Composition 2. Technical and Professional Writing

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program is designed to develop research methods used to study the teaching of writing and the practice of writing in business and industry; to improve students' professional writing skills; to train effective writing teachers and effective professional writers; to collaborate with area schools, businesses, and industry on issues related to written communication and literacy.


Missouri State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees. Special accreditations are also held by units within the university.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 32-36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $247 Missouri residents, $494 non-Missouri residen USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999