Department of Polytechnic Studies One University Plaza, MS 6825 Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
The mission of the Department of Polytechnic Studies is to
Provide curricula to prepare students for technical and technical management-orientated
employment in business, industry, education and government, which is vital to the
region and the state.
Prepare students to apply and manage technology to solve practical problems.
Provide state-of-the-art facilities, instructional programs, experiential learning
and research experiences for students to develop linkages between theory and practice.
Provide synergy between traditional classroom teaching and practical “hands-on” learning
using state-of-the-art laboratory facilities for all programs offered in the department.
Encourage and support continuous faculty development in order to encourage faculty
to remain current with technology relevant to their instructional areas of responsibility
through professional and applied research activities.
Utilize faculty and student expertise to provide professional assistance to related
businesses and industries in the area.