Welcome to The School of Graduate Studies and Research at Southeast Missouri State University! Through its graduate faculty, curricula, and research programs, the University offers to its more than 1,500 graduate students (a) 32 master's degree programs, including an AACSB accredited MBA program; (b) specialist degrees in Educational Administration and Counseling; and (c) a cooperative doctorate in Educational Leadership. The School of Graduate Studies and Research is strongly committed to fostering a successful learning environment by maintaining small classes and individualized research experiences for graduate students.

As you browse our website and make use of this book, which is designed to provide you with the successful ingredients for completion of an Applied Research Project, I am sure you will find information that will help you meet your educational and professional needs. Please feel free to contact The School of Graduate Studies and Research in Memorial Hall if you need additional information as you plan your graduate education and as you engage in your final step of the Master's program -- a scholarly assimilation of ideas and hypotheses that highlights your attained skills, your personal intellect, and most of all, reflects both your integrity and knowledge in your chosen field. I welcome you and encourage your scholarly contributions through your Applied Research Project.


Full detail of the Applied Research guidelines. including templates, are contained within this downloadable PDF document.


Dempster Hall 246
MBA Program
One University Plaza, MS 5890
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701