Harris-Stowe State University to Offer Its First Graduate Degree Programs

hssuHarris-Stowe State University, the historically Black educational institution in St. Louis, has been approved by the state of Missouri’s Coordinating Board for Higher Education to begin offering graduate degree programs for the first time in the educational institution’s 159-year history. Now the university’s accrediting agency – the Higher Learning Commission – must designate Harris-Stowe as a master’s level institution. This is expected to take place within 90 days.

The first three planned master’s degree programs are in literacy and mathematics education, cybersecurity, and an MBA in health care administration.

warmackDwaun J. Warmack, president of Harris-Stowe State University, stated that “over the next 10 years, Harris-Stowe will play a critical role in achieving Missouri’s Big Goal of ensuring that 60 percent of Missourians possess a college credential. Attaining an advanced degree will now be within reach for a greater number of students, particularly those underserved students seeking an affordable graduate school opportunity.”

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