On behalf of the faculty and staff in Academic Affairs, it is with pleasure, as the Chief Academic Officer at Crowder College, that I welcome you to the Academic Affairs portion of the Crowder College web site. Whether you are a prospective student, parent of a prospective student, a potential faculty member, or just an interested visitor to this site, we are delighted that you are interested in learning more about our programs.  As a visitor or a current student, you should find information in this area associated with our programs and degrees.  You will find program offerings and suggested plans of studies.  You should find information to assist you in meeting your academic and career goals.  In addition, you should find information that should assist you in transferring to a four-year college or university after you complete your degree at Crowder College.

Crowder College is accredited by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Coordinating Board of Higher Education. The College is also fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Our students acquire an array of skills, experiences, knowledge, and theories that will benefit them throughout their lives and careers. At Crowder, our students have an opportunity to learn and to grow in a positive environment which includes a dedicated faculty and staff, well-equipped classrooms, and a very low student-teacher ratio. I encourage you to contact any of our faculty to find out more about our programs.  If you have any questions regarding the academic programs at Crowder College, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at AcademicAffairs@crowder.edu.

Institutional Learning Outcomes

Communication and Information Literacy Skills
Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to express ideas and information effectively and disseminate appropriate information.

Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
Students will be able to gather and synthesize relevant information, evaluate alternatives, and implement creative and effective solutions.

Civic Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning Skills
Students will be able to understand and articulate the various perspectives of ethical issues and understand ways they can exercise responsible citizenship in response to their learning.

Collaboration Skills
Students will be able to apply leadership principles and strategies to enhance personal and professional growth and demonstrate teamwork skills that enable collaboration.