Meet Mizzou: Academic Showcase
This is a three-night virtual event to highlight learning at Mizzou, starting February 9-11 with additional dates to come. Each night, you’ll meet speakers from three different academic departments across Mizzou who will provide an overview of their department and be available to answer your questions about programs at Mizzou.
The event will start each night at 6:30 p.m. central time (CST). After a short welcome session and a student panel, you’ll get a 10-minute overview of each featured academic area before the departments break out into separate rooms to discuss their academic offerings in more detail and answer your questions about their programs.
|7:00 p.m.||Discovery Center|
|7:05 p.m.||Academic Session #1|
|7:15 p.m.||Academic Session #2|
|7:25 p.m.||Academic Session #3|
|7:35 p.m.||Academic Break-Out Rooms|
|8:05 p.m.||End Event|
The Discovery Center is designed for students who are exploring multiple academic pathways. Our advisors work collaboratively with you to develop and accomplish your academic, career, and life goals and to find a fit between your interests, values, and abilities and what MU offers. In this session, we will share more about how we will help you explore majors and navigate resources at Mizzou as a new student.
Tuesday, February 9
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
A degree from the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) does not only impact your future career; it impacts the core components of society–helping to feed the world and keep it healthy.
Each of the 12 degree programs prepare students for the largest industries in the U.S. and address the most significant challenges in our world today, including agricultural policy and economics, tourism and hospitality, food nutrition, process and safety; environmental stability; and human and animal health.
Incoming students can expect a high job placement rate (97.1 percent) majoring in CAFNR and additional student services to help students be academically successful and career ready. Learn about these rewarding and in-demand careers and how you can be a part of the solution for our world greatest issues.
Missouri School of Journalism
In 1908, Walter Williams founded a school….the world’s first to offer a journalism degree, the Missouri School of Journalism. Our school is where storytellers of all kinds can find their voices by using them first.
This hands-on philosophy of learning-by-doing is what we call the Missouri Method. Missouri journalism students dive into their careers early, gaining hands-on, career ready experience staffing six professional newsrooms and two advertising agencies while still in school. The professional journalists who manage these outlets will double as your professors.
Learn more about our real-world, hands-on newsrooms and agencies encompassing Strategic Communication, Advertising, Public Relations, Broadcast, Print and Digital News, Photojournalism, Magazine, Convergence, and Sports Journalism with a custom degree plan just for you, the storyteller.
Sinclair School of Nursing
Learn about the opportunities available with a nursing degree from Mizzou. We’ll share program details during the narrated presentation and get down to even more details based on your questions during the Q&A. Find out how you can be a part of one of the most competitive programs at MU which prepares you 100% for an honorable profession. Pay close attention to the information our current students share. They know the program!
Wednesday, February 10
Trulaske College of Business
Think of your degree as the foundation for the rest of your career. Today’s employers expect more from entry-level to executive positions, and a professional education will help you exceed those demands. At Mizzou’s Trulaske College of Business, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get a head start in today’s competitive business market.
Whether you are studying Accountancy, Economics, Marketing, Management, Finance, or International Business we will lead the way in your business education. We take you outside of the classroom with experiential learning, study aboard opportunities, and professional development.
College of Arts & Science
The MU College of Arts and Sciences offers over 30 undergraduate majors and over 70 different minors and certificates in disciplines from the oldest to the newest, from mathematics and philosophy, to digital storytelling and constitutional democracy. Whether you’re interested in the humanities, fine arts, or the sciences (natural, mathematical, social, or behavioral), in A&S, you’ll learn how to think, not what to think, so that you are prepared for today’s careers as well as tomorrow’s.
Come learn what you can do in A&S inside and outside of the classroom, including research, internships, study abroad, and service-learning. Faculty and students from many of our majors will be available during the break-out session at the end of the evening for questions and more information.
College of Human Environmental Sciences
The College of Human Environmental Sciences (HES) focuses on scientific solutions to everyday human needs. If you have a passion for making a meaningful difference in people’s lives, we have several programs that can fulfill your desire- architecture/interior design, fashion merchandising and garment design, business and personal finance, health, nutrition and fitness, and child/family services.
Ranked as the #3 human sciences college with the #6 highest-paid human sciences graduates in the country, HES programs prepares students for in-demand careers immediately upon graduation. Major options also prepare students for graduate study or provide a strong foundation for pre-medicine, pre-physical therapy, and pre-law students.
Thursday, February 11
College of Engineering
Engineers are needed every day to solve problems with innovative solutions. Whether designing sustainable vehicles, defending against cyberattacks, or developing health care technologies, engineers are essential to maintaining and enhancing daily life across the world.
Mizzou Engineering offers 10 ABET-accredited degrees in six departments with classes taught by internationally renowned faculty. Discover hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom. Become career-ready in sought-after fields and improve your world from day one. Learn from current students what it takes to become an innovative problem-solver at Mizzou Engineering.
College of Education
The College of Education prepares students for careers as teachers, curriculum leaders and online educators. Learn more about the education experience at Mizzou which is the highest performing teacher education program in the state.
School of Health Professions
The nation’s largest and fastest growing industry is health care. The School of Health Professions offers degrees in the dynamic areas of diagnostic, medical imaging, and rehabilitative sciences as well as health sciences, social work, and public health. Many of the degrees also make excellent pre-med choices.
In SHP, students benefit from hands-on experience in clinics on the Mizzou campus, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and schools. Learn about these rewarding and in-demand careers, and how you can make a difference in the quality of someone’s life.