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How Does Associate'sPlus Work?

Associate’sPlus is known as a “reverse transfer” program. It is designed to make the first 62 credits you earn both purposeful and flexible. Of these 62 credits, 15 will be from Missouri State-West Plains. These classes will be online and can be completed while attending our Southeast regional campuses.

After 62 credits, you can choose to graduate with an Associate of Arts (AA) degree from Missouri State- West Plains. If you choose to continue, you are already well on your way to a bachelor’s degree from Southeast Missouri State University.

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Kennett Campus Malden Campus Sikeston Campus
Karen Tucker
Academic Advisor
1230 First Street
Kennett, MO 63857
(573) 888-0513
Lisa Webb
Academic Advisor
700 North Douglass
Malden, MO 63863
(573) 276-4577
Kim Madigan
Academic Advisor
2401 N. Main
Sikeston, MO 63801
(573) 472-3210

Partners for Better Education

Associate’sPlus is possible thanks to a partnership between Southeast Missouri State University and Missouri State-West Plains. Together, these two highly recognized institutions are bringing quality, affordable degree options to Kennett, Malden and Sikeston.

Southeast Missouri State University

is dedicated to providing a quality and affordable education, and it shows. The university has been recognized nationally by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and others for both its value and curriculum strength.

Missouri State-West Plains

is ranked the sixth best two-year school in the nation. The offerings that they bring to this partnership and the way they align with Southeast regional campus degree offerings couldn’t be better.

Missouri State-West Plains has been ranked sixth in the nation in the Best Community Colleges category of the 2013 Washington Monthly College Rankings.

In 2012, Missouri State-West Plains was named one of the top 120 two-year colleges in the United States by the Aspen Institute Community College Excellence Program. This ranking places Missouri State-West Plains among the top 10% of community colleges in the nation. The ranking was earned as a result of the school’s excellent student outcomes in the areas of student retention and graduation, institutional improvement, and equity (evidence of completion outcomes for minority and lowincome students).






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