Academic Affairs

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Contact Us

Dr. Paula Carson

Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

Hearnes Hall
Room 208
Phone: 417.625.9394
Fax: 417.625.3121

Acceditations and Memberships


Accredited-The Higher Learning Commission;
Member-North Central Association
Phone: 312.263.0456

National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
2010 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-466-7496

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Phone: 573.751.4212

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
111 Market Pl., Suite 1050
Baltimore, MD 21202

Association of American Colleges & Universities
Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
Commission on Dental Accreditation, American Dental Association
Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care 
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau
Missouri State Board of Nursing
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council
Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.)
Information concerning accreditation, including copies of pertinent documents, may be obtained from the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.


American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Phone: 202.293.2450
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS)
Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
National League for Nursing Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs
North Central Association
Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities
Southwest Center for Educational Excellence Phone: 417.673.7078