Master of Professional Studies (MPS)

Grow as a professional. Advance in your career track.

Specialize in one of seven different emphases (Option Areas).

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) is an interdisciplinary program. This 33-hour program allows you to expand your knowledge base and refine skills necessary to keep up with the ever-changing marketplace.

Choose an Open Area of concentration:

Please note: An MPS may be taken online. All of the Core and Option Area courses are available online. Online access for the Individualized option depends on the selection of courses chosen. Under close supervision of the program director, you may be allowed to develop an individualized course of study as an Option Area.


Build your degree from a diverse selection of electives.
Customize your degree to suit your specific interests.


Enjoy a high level of academic excellence.
Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus.

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Maximize your investment of time and money.
We put paying for college within reach with affordable tuition. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

The Master of Professional Studies is housed in and supervised by Missouri State's Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs office.

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