Graduate Outcome

Data last updated: March 2017

Missouri State University graduates leave the university with many skills, experiences, and opportunities. The growing economy has identified needs in the areas of STEM, healthcare, and other critical fields. MSU strives to provide opportunities for students to fill gaps in these areas.

Other Performance Indicators: Academic Profile; Student Experience;

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Students Graduating in Critical Fields

Measure 1: Students Graduating in Critical Fields*

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Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016
STEM 489 533 522 583 558
Health 346 351 382 399 414
Other Critical 1,235 1,239 1,250 1,219 1,253
Other 2,282 2,115 2,198 2,229 2,383

* Certain STEM and Health Care Completions are weighted, each being multiplied by 1.5, and then summed with Other Critical field completers.
** Other - all other fields offered by Missouri State University
*** Other Critical - fields determined by the State of Missouri as being in high demand for the state
**** STEM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering

Measure 2: Awards Granted*

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Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016
Degrees 4,220 4,093 4,195 4,245 4,305
Certificates 132 145 157 185 302

* Excludes awards granted on the Dalian China Campus

Students Graduating Who Participated in HIEE

Measure 1: Students Graduating Who Participated in High Impact Educational Experiences (HIEE)*

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Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016
Overall 1,037 1,591 1,970 2,374 2,672

* These are unduplicated headcounts of students who have enrolled in at least one of the following HIEE courses Service-Learning; Study Away; Student-Faculty Research/Creative Activites; Collaborative Assignments and Projects; Focused Field Experiences; and Internship/Practica/Student Teaching.

Measure 2: Students Graduating Who Participated in High Impact Educational Experiences (HIEE) by Type*

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Summer 2011 - Spring 2012 Summer 2012 - Spring 2013 Summer 2013 - Spring 2014 Summer 2014 - Spring 2015 Summer 2015 - Spring 2016
Service Learning 928 929 1,038 1,098 1,264
Study Away 173 250 256 277 302
Student-Faculty Research/Creative Activity - 863 1,323 1,522 1,929
Collaborative Assignments and Projects - - - 243 284
Focused Field Experiences - - - 369 687
Internships/Practica/Student Teaching - - - 1,453 1,785

* Students are unduplicated within each category, but they can be counted in multiple (separate) categories. For example, a student can be enrolled in two service-learning courses and a student-faculty research course in which they would be counted once in each category.

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