McDonald County

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Contact Information

Crowder College McDonald County Instruction Center
194 College Road
Pineville, MO 64856

Phone: (417) 226-6000
FAX: (417) 226-6009

For admissions questions, please Shirley Davidson, email Student Services Coordinator.

For employment opportunities and other inquiries, please email Aaron Divine, Director.

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Degrees and Courses Available

The McDonald County Instruction Center offers full Associate degrees in

  • Nursing
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Associate of Arts in General Studies
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • Associate of Arts in Teaching

Full certifications in

  • CNA
  • CNA Specialist
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • CNA Restorative Care
  • EMT
  • Phlebotomy
  • EKG

As well as numerous other courses. See our catalog of courses here.

Student Comments on the McDonald County Instruction Center

“I absolutely love the small campus! The staff are all super and the office staff are all like family! Thanks for making my return to college a good experience!” – Monica

“Great place to learn, and great people to learn with. Where we are more like a family.” – Greg

Pursue a 4-year degree through MSSU at our campus in the following programs:

Education programs

Criminal Justice programs

Student Resources

The Student Resource Center is much more than a quiet little nook on campus. Students may receive tutoring, inquire about scholarships, or local employment opportunities. It is also a place students may go to access the resources for various reading, writing and test taking tips.

Hours: Call 417-226-6000 for hours of operation

Resource Room in the Student Commons

A+ Benefits in Use at the Crowder College

Many area high school graduates who are A+ students are attending the Crowder College McDonald County Instruction Center full-time. Their tuition and fees, common to all students, are paid at Crowder due to their participation in the A+ Program at their high schools.

Adult Education & Family Literacy

AEL classes include COLLEGE PREP, as well as HiSET or HSE (formerly known as the GED PREP. HSE/GED exam schedule

What to do to Get Started

  1. Fill out and submit an Application for Admission ($25 app fee required)
  2. Provide an official copy of your High school transcript or GED/HSE and any previous college credits
  3. Schedule a time to take the Assessment Testing (COMPASS Test)
  4. Schedule an appointment to enroll with our Advisor
  5. Schedule an appointment to apply for Financial Aid with our counselor
  6. Pick up your books and other supplies in our bookstore (books and supplies can be charged to your student account)
  7. Attend our open house for tours
  8. Start Classes

Map and Directions


Crowder College’s McDonald County Campus is conveniently located one mile north of the MO/AR state line and 200 yards east of the stop light at the junction of Larry Neff Dr and HWY US-71 / I-49. We serve all of McDonald County Missouri and Benton and Washington Counties in Arkansas.