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Southeast Missouri State University


Congratulations on being admitted to our online graduate program. This program is a cooperative program administered by Southeast Missouri State University and Missouri Southern State University. I am Dr. Andrew Fulkerson, and as the Coordinator of the online program, I am your advisor. If you have questions, concerns, or problems, please feel free to contact me.

Contact Information

Telephone: (573) 651-2429
Fax: (573) 986-6417

My ground mail address is:
Dr. Andrew Fulkerson
Department of Criminal Justice
MS 7950
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Degree Requirements

Please make yourself familiar with the requirements for the degree. The degree requires a total of 36 credit hours, including 18 hours of core courses, 12 hours of elective courses, and a capstone experience that may be satisfied by completing a thesis (6 hours), an internship (6 hours), CJ650 Seminar in Criminal Justice Leadership (3 hours, plus an additional 3-hour elective), or comprehensive written final exams (0 hours, plus an additional 6 hours of electives). These requirements are found here.

Graduate Bulletin

The Graduate Bulletin includes information regarding Independent Studies, Thesis requirements, incomplete coursework, etc.

Initial Study Plan

Prior to enrollment, you must complete an Initial Study Plan.

Course Schedule

The course schedule indicates specific courses and the university offering those courses.

Download Course Schedule

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As a cooperative program, courses are offered by both Southeast Missouri State University and Missouri Southern State University. In order to register for a course at Southeast, you must contact the professor for the class and ask them to open the class for you to register. In order to register for a class at MSSU, contact Ms. Angela Bennett at and ask that she enroll you in the class.

My Southeast

To locate courses at Southeast:

To look up available courses:

  • Click on "Students" tab
  • Select "Click here to open My Southeast Self Service"
  • Click on "Registration"
  • Click on "Look up Classes"

Southeast Online

This website includes a useful checklist for online courses.

Tutorials for Online Courses at Southeast

Web courses at Southeast Missouri State Univerrsity are supported by the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL). Their website includes a number of tutorials that explain the various programs by which online classes are delivered at Southeast.

Financial Aid

All financial aid for this program is administered through Missouri Southern State University. As such, inquiries regarding financial aid should be directed to Ms. Angela Bennett at


Books may be purchased from booksellers such as, Barnes & Noble, and others. Also, the Southeast Bookstore will carry books for the courses offered by Southeast.

Similarly, the MSSU Bookstore carries those books related to courses offered by MSSU.