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Harris-Stowe State University applies a standard of academic excellence that prepares its graduates for an array of professional opportunities. With 59 majors, minors, and certificate programs, including STEM, healthcare, and business, HSSU has a palette of degree programs designed to nurture intellectual curiosity and build authentic skills for success in a diverse society. In fact, HSSU is one of the leading producers in the nation of Black STEM graduates, and all STEM faculty have PhDs. HSSU is also known for its Urban Education program, which effectively prepares urban education specialists to solve urban-related problems in today’s schools.

Students are encouraged to make the most of HSSU’s extensive partner programs, including opportunities to earn additional degrees with the Goldfarb School of Nursing, the Kansas City University School of Medicine and Biosciences, and Washington University’s occupational therapy partnership. Additionally, nearby Saint Louis University has partnered with HSSU to offer a 3+2/3+3 program that allows students to earn an accelerated mathematics degree from HSSU and then directly continue on to earn an engineering degree from Saint Louis University.

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