Admissions Office

Nathan HicksNathan Hicks

Tour Coordinator and Admission Counselor

Phone: 417-625-9364
Office: Hearnes Hall 106E


  • Alma Mater: B.S. in Political Science from Missouri Southern
  • Recruiting Specialty: I recruit incoming freshman from Joplin High School. I also coordinate campus visits for prospective students. Please contact my office if you want to schedule a campus tour.
  • Why did you choose MSSU?  At MSSU you will receive a quality education at a low cost with the benefit of a small classroom size to give you the personal attention you deserve!  We also offer online and distance learning opportunities for those students who live far away or feel more comfortable taking classes in an online setting.  Everyone and everything on this campus is here to help you to succeed. 
  • Admissions Advice: Visit your top three schools and choose the one that best fits your needs!
  • Favorite Hobby:  Swimming
  • Favorite Food: Pasta
  • Favorite Type of Movie: Horror/ Suspense
  • Favorite Musical Performer:  Skillet