Adult Student Services

Mother and son, Jayma and Ethan Potter graduated with master’s degrees in social work in the same ceremony.
Reach your educational goals

It's never too late to return to school

Are you a new or returning student who has been out of high school for three years or more? Alternatively, are you 22 years of age or older and have received a passing score on the GED or HiSET? Do you juggle multiple responsibilities - school, work and family? Whether you are just starting a degree or transferring from another institution, Adult Student Services is here to help your transition to Missouri State go smoothly.

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Explore our academic programs

Discover our wide variety of academic choices. You are sure to find one that suits your interest.

Academic advisor, John Hall, helping a student during the Adult Student Welcome.

Adult Student Welcome

Adult Student Services offers an orientation for the adult student each fall and spring semester.

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MSU 62

Check out this special fee waiver program available for those age 62 and older.

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Child Care Options

As a Missouri State University part-time or full-time student, you will have access to several child care options – ideal for families with young children.

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