Why the College of Graduate and Extended Studies?

CGES is a launching pad for students like you wishing to achieve more – in their education, career, and life. With a wide range of bachelor's and master's programs, and unmatched convenience and affordability, CGES is committed to supporting the unique needs and success of the adult learner.

Part-Time or Full Time
Enrollment can be part-time or full-time, and start and stop as life happens.

In-Person or Online
Take classes at a location convenient to you, or online, or a combination of both.

Caring Support 
From advising to scheduling to financing, CMU faculty and staff help you every step of the way.

Credit Where It's Due 
CMU agreements with all Missouri community colleges, as well as many colleges in other states, help maximize your transfer credits.