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Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accrediting Agencies

Columbia College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Approved for teacher preparation by the Missouri State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Associate in Science degree in Nursing approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
Telephone: (312) 263-0456 or (800) 621-7440
E-mail: info@hlcommission.org

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: (573) 751-6504
E-mail: gale.hairston@dese.mo.gov

Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
Telephone: (573) 751-0681
E-mail: nursing@pr.mo.gov

Principles of Excellence: Columbia College, to include over 30 locations, fully complies with Executive Order 13607 establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses and Other Family Members. The College is dedicated to continuing our long-standing partnership with military and veteran communities.

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC): Columbia College is a charter member of the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) and the SOC Degree Network System (DNS) for all branches. The SOC Consortium consists of colleges and universities committed to expanding and improving voluntary postsecondary educational opportunities for servicemembers worldwide. SOC Consortium members subscribe to principles and criteria to ensure quality academic programs are available to active-duty military students, their family members, and veterans. A list of current SOC Consortium member institutions can be found on the SOC website.