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  • Work Education

    At College of the Ozarks, we call ourselves "Hard Work U." That's because our work program sets us apart from nearly every other college in the country and lets us provide a distinctive education that ...

    • Work Stations

      Students at College of the Ozarks work in many interesting and challenging areas, as listed below: • Admissions • Agriculture, including these areas: Beef Cattle Dairy Feed Mill Swine ...

      • Work Station Description

        Department: Admissions Office Position Title: Student Admissions Assistant Schedule Flexibility (1-5 scale, with 5 as most flexible): 3 1. Narrative Description: The Admissions Office ...

    • Work Dates

      Important Dates for 2014/20145 August 15-22 Character Camp August 16-22 40 Hour Work Week ...

    • Requirements and Policies

      Requirements and Policies All full-time resident students, and commuting students carrying at least 12 hours, work 15 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters. In addition, each full-time ...

    • FAQs

    • Work Colleges Consortium

  • Character Education

    The Keeter Center for Character Education The purpose of The Keeter Center for Character Education is to provide programs and activities which enhance the development of character and good ...

    • Patriotic Education Trips

      70th Anniversary of D-Day & Battle of the Bulge Tour 2014 June 6, 2014 marked the 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. College of the Ozarks commemorated these historic ...

    • Student Programs

      Patriotic Education Travel Program In 2009, College of the Ozarks began the Patriotic Education Travel Program, designed to provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences for students and veterans from ...

    • Convocations and Forums

      Bill O'Reilly visits in October 2013 Former First Lady Laura Bush visits in November 2012 Former President George W. Bush visits in April ...

      • Stephen Moore

        Stephen Moore, Chief Economist, The Heritage Foundation, was the guest keynote speaker at the College of the Ozarks Free Enterprise Forum in April 2014. He shared with the audience how free ...

      • Bill O'Reilly

        Bill O’Reilly, accomplished author and host of The O’Reilly Factor, was a guest at College of the Ozarks in October 2013. During his speech at the Keeter Athletic Complex, he ...

      • Dr. Ben Carson

        College of the Ozarks was pleased to host Dr. Ben Carson, renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and New York Times bestselling author, in August 2013. During this Special Convocation entitled America ...

      • Harris Faulkner

        Harris Faulkner, a Fox News Channel anchor, was the honorary speaker at the College of the Ozarks Work Ethic Forum in April 2013. She shared with her audience remarks about persistent ...

      • Laura Bush

        Former First Lady Laura Bush spoke at College of the Ozarks and attend private dedication of School of the Ozarks on November 8, 2012. Former First Lady Laura Bush congratulates Mr. Roy F. ...

      • Louis Zamperini

        Louis Zamperini was an honored guest and keynote speaker in April 2012 at the College of the Ozarks Patriotic Forum. At Jones Auditorium, Zamperini shared his personal experience of overcoming ...

      • George W. Bush

        President George W. Bush visited Hard Work U in April, 2011, for the Leadership and Character Forum. He addressed a "sold-out" crowd in the Howell W. Keeter Athletic Complex as he spoke ...

      • Dave Ramsey

        Financial advisor and best-selling author Dave Ramsey visited C of O in October, 2011. He spoke to a capacity crowd at the Keeter Athletic Complex, highlighting what he called "common ...

    • Poverty Summit

      2014 S. Truett Cathy Poverty Summit Updated! - "A Framework for Understanding Poverty" FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks Deadline to register: ...

    • Contact Us

  • Christian Ministries

    Learning. Living. Loving. The Christian goal of the College is to foster the Christian faith through the integration of faith with learning, living, and service. The Christian ...

    • Worship and Worldview

      Biblical. Expositional. Evangelical. Gathering for worship is an integral part of life at College of the Ozarks; students worship the living God together on Sunday mornings at Williams Memorial ...

    • Christian Ministries Staff

      Dr. Justin Carswell - Dean of Christian Ministries Justin Carswell has served as the Dean of Christian Ministries at the college since 2010. Before that, he taught on the faculty in the ...

    • Chapel Sermons

    • Christian Formation

      Artos Artos, meaning “bread” in Greek, is a weekly inductive Bible study held on Wednesdays over the lunch hour in the Christian Ministries Lounge. The intention of Artos is to offer ...

    • Student Ministries

      Christian Clubs and Organizations At College of the Ozarks, a variety of Christian clubs and organizations meet weekly for Bible study, worship, and fellowship. Apologetics Club (Soli Deo ...

    • Christian Counseling

      Student Counseling Services Individual Counseling — Our counselors and graduate interns will meet with you for assessment and short-term counseling (6-12 sessions) Brief Consultations ...

    • Mission and Service

      At College of the Ozarks, we believe that God has called us to integrate our Christian faith with our lives, learning, and service. Because of this, we diligently pursue spreading Christ's ...

    • Camp Lookout

      Who can come to Camp Lookout? Children, ages eight to twelve years old, from Stone and Taney Co., whose families cannot fit the cost of summer camp into their budgets are welcome at Camp ...

      • Rules and Guidelines

        Please review this and share pertinent information with your child. Medical Policy If an emergency medical situation with a camper arises, parents or guardians will be contacted immediately. If ...

      • Personnel

        Camp Lookout is staffed by campus personnel and students. It operates under the umbrella of Christian Ministries with the Dean of Christian Ministries giving leadership to the Community Service ...

      • What To Bring

        WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP • Clothing for the week – nothing new or nice - campers get wet and dirty • Swimwear/beach towel – girls, one piece swimsuit – no midriff should ...

      • Check-in & Pick-up

        Check-in/Pick-up Information Check-in CHECK IN: Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Pearl Rogers Student Dining Hall. The Pearl Rogers Student Dining Hall is the first building on the right as you ...

      • Application

  • About C of O

    Christian values and character, hard work, and financial responsibility comprise the fundamental building blocks of the "Hard Work U" experience. At a time when there is much talk about ...

    • President's Welcome

      Dear guest, Thank you for visiting the official website of College of the Ozarks. C of O is unique among higher education institutions in America: no tuition is charged, all students work on ...

    • History of C of O

      The College of the Ozarks began as a dream. In 1905, young Presbyterian missionary James Forsythe was assigned to serve the southwest Missouri region. When he arrived, he saw that the young people ...

    • Mission, Vision, Goals

      Mission The mission of College of the Ozarks is to provide the advantages of a Christian education for youth of both sexes, especially those found worthy, but who are without sufficient means to ...

    • Visiting C of O

      We invite you to visit College of the Ozarks! When you come to College of the Ozarks, you will see what The Wall Street Journal described as "one of the most unusual little liberal arts ...

      • Campus Map

      • Campus Tours

      • Directions to C of O

        Click here for Google Maps Get Directions (1 Opportunity Ave., Point Lookout, MO 65726) From the Branson Airport – Branson, Missouri: Exit airport on Branson Airport Boulevard, continue about ...

      • Sights to See

        The College of the Ozarks has a variety of unique experiences to offer to anyone visiting the Ozarks region. Located near the tourist destination of Branson, Missouri, College of the Ozarks warmly ...

        • Fruitcakes and Other Goodies

          from College of the Ozarks ® The Fruitcake and Jelly Kitchen is one of over 90 campus workstations where students work to pay their cost of education at College of the Ozarks. The Kitchen is ...

    • News and Events

      • The Ozark Visitor

        Read the Ozark Visitor on-line. Complimentary subscriptions are available: To register online to receive the Ozark Visitor by mail click ...

      • Events and Activities

      • Four-Star Country Boy

        Limited engagement performed at The Keeter Center’s Royal Oak Forum. All performances are FREE and open to the public. Tickets are not required; seating is first come, ...

      • Vietnam Commemorative Calendar

        50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War 2013Print Version March 30, 11 a.m.—Commemoration Kickoff, The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks Event description: ...

    • Community Programs

      Camp Lookout Convocations and Forums Events and Activities First PLACE! Graduation Information

    • Famous Visitors

      Every year, College of the Ozarks hosts world-renowned speakers on campus through both the Spring Forum Series and the Leonard and Edith B. Gittinger Community Convocation Series. Famous guests ...

    • The Keeter Center

    • S of O High School

    • Human Resources

      Employment Opportunities Employment Application for staff positions. Current Open Positions: The following was posted on August 22, 2014: Child Development Center – The Child ...

    • Consumer Information

      Athletics EADA- Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Campus Crime Campus Security Computing and Network Use Computing and Network Use ...

      • EADA- Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act

        College of the Ozarks is required by the United States Department of Education to collect information and provide to Congress a report on financial and statistical information on men’s and ...

      • Campus Crime

        The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, codified at 20 USC 1092 (f) as a part of the Higher Education Act of 1965, is a federal law that requires ...

      • Campus Security

        College of the Ozarks Security Department Point Lookout, Missouri 65726 (417) 690-3448 The College of the Ozarks Security Department works under the direction of the Dean of Administration. We are a ...

      • Computer Use Policy

        Principles and Guidelines. Responsibilities of users of College computer resources. A. Respect the mission of the College. B. Do not compromise the integrity of the computer systems and ...

      • Student Internet Access Policy

        revised April 2013 Students who desire to connect their own personal computer to their dorm room port or the campus wireless network (for Internet, College I-net and E-mail service) must install ...

      • Copyright©

        It's important to be aware of our rights and responsibilities with regard to the copyright laws. Below are some general guidelines and links to some good copyright websites. Copyright protects ...

      • Copyright Designated Agent

        The Designated Agent to respond to reports alleging copyright infringements on any College of the Ozarks web site, in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, is: Mr. Charles F. ...

      • Students with Disabilities

        College of the Ozarks is committed to providing equal access to educational opportunities to qualified students with physical or mental disabilities as intended by section 504 of the Rehabilitation ...

      • Drug-Free College

        The College of the Ozarks complies with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989. Statement of Zero Tolerance Policy Drug Testing Policy Legal ...

      • Student Education Records and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

        College of the Ozarks complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974. In accordance with the federal law, the College has adopted policies and procedures governing the ...

      • Graduation Rates

        Cohort year 2007 The cohort of an institution includes all first-time full-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduate students that began in the stated cohort year. ...

      • Withdrawal Policy and Procedures

        Situations: Withdrawal of students during the semester Withdrawal of students during the semester but effective after semester Withdrawal between semesters Withdrawal of students who plan to ...

      • Trademarks

        College of the Ozarks®, The School of the Ozarks®, and Hard Work U® are trademarks of College of the Ozarks. All rights reserved. These and other graphics and logos created by the college ...

      • Terms of Use

        Disclaimer The data contained in this Website is for information purposes only and is not represented to be error-free. It is not intended to constitute a promise or contract of any kind. Any links ...

    • Contact Information

      We welcome the chance to talk with you and discuss any questions you may have regarding College of the Ozarks. Whatever your needs, we can set up a visit that will let you experience College of ...

    • FAQs

      Many of your questions are answered in this section. Please click the relevant FAQ resource. If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact us at 417-334-6411, and we will direct you to ...

      • Helpful C of O Terms

        Alumni Laundry (referred to as the “laundry”) Students may utilize laundry services for a fee which can be paid in cash, or students may work extra to cover this cost. The laundry ...

      • Admissions

        Is there an SAT or ACT requirement? Yes. We prefer a minimum of 20 on the ACT or a 950 on the SAT. C of O does not require the writing component for either test. What kind of grades do ...

      • Academics

        Does the College offer remedial courses? Students with ACT Math scores of less than 22 or less than 19 in English are placed in remedial Math and/or English classes. Both of these areas have ...

      • Branson Area Information

        Are there accommodations on campus for visitors? Yes; the Keeter Center (on campus) has rooms available on a reservation basis (fees apply). For more information please follow: ...

      • Career Center

        What type of guidance and services does the Career Center provide? The Career Center is committed to each student’s success. We assist students with major selection, evaluating career paths, ...

      • Chapel and Convo

        Campus Community Commitments The College of the Ozarks is a Christian community which seeks to develop citizens of Christ-like character. In an effort to offer unique learning opportunities ...

      • Character Camp

        Who is required to attend Character Camp (new student orientation)? Character Camp is a requirement for all new, incoming students. Can parents stay for Character Camp? Parents ...

      • Financial Aid

        What are the approximate Income Figures for Financial Need Consideration? The table below provides approximate income figures which may demonstrate financial need. Approximate Income ...

      • Health and Safety

        What if students get sick while on campus? Medical services are provided on campus for students, and the clinic is staffed by a registered nurse and a licensed practical nurse. A local ...

      • Information Technology

        Are computers available in the residence halls? There are three computers in each of the residence hall public lounges that are available for the students to use for email, research, ...

      • Payments

        What must be paid and when? For cost and schedule of payments, see the Tuition and Fees How can I pay? Payments by cash or check may be made at the Cashier’s Office on campus, ...

      • Registration

        How do first-time students enroll for classes? Class schedules for new freshmen students and transfer students with less than 30 credit hours are set by the Registrar. Students are placed in ...

      • Residence/Student Life

        When will students learn their room assignments? Housing assignments are posted on Campusweb. This information will be avaiable in July for the fall semester, and in December for the spring ...

      • Transfer Students

        I'd like to take classes before coming to C of O; how do I know what do take? Read the questions below on transfer policies, and especially the link under “How will transfer courses be ...

      • Vehicles

        Can students bring cars to C of O? Yes; however freshman students (30 hours or less) are not permitted to drive their cars throughout the week. The freshman lot will be closed and locked from 1:00 ...

      • Wait List

        Why am I on the waiting list? Candidates are placed on the waiting list due to lack of vacancies. The first candidates to be placed on the waiting list are typically those who do not show as ...

      • Work Education Program

        How do students find out where they are assigned to work? New students will receive their work assignment during Character Camp. Transfer students who do not attend Character Camp may call the ...

  • Admissions

    At College of the Ozarks, we're looking for good students who have financial need. If you fit that bill, you might be a good candidate for admission! The mission of this unique institution ...

    • Admission Criteria

      Financial Need At College of the Ozarks, we're looking for good students who lack the financial resources to pay for private, Christian, higher education. If you fit that bill, you might be ...

    • Application Process

      Click here to apply online! After we receive your application, we will send you an email which contains login instructions to obtain a list of documents and instructions necessary to complete ...

    • Timeline and Interview

      Application Time Line If you are serious about attending College of the Ozarks, please pay careful attention to the Admissions Process Time Line. Our openings fill up quickly each ...

    • If You Are Admitted...

      If you are admitted to the College, several items are required to complete the acceptance process including: • Acceptance fee, • Work data form, • Housing form (residence hall ...

    • Financial Aid

      College of the Ozarks Cost of Education Scholarship Students don’t pay tuition at C of O! How does that work? Basically…… Work Program + Federal and State Grants + ...

      • Cost of Education Scholarship

        What is the College of the Ozarks Cost of Education Scholarship? This is a term you’ll become familiar with if you attend Hard Work U. The “Cost of Education” is the cost to the ...

      • Other Scholarships

        Use the links below to find scholarship information. • C of O Scholarships • Missouri Residents • Outside (non-CofO) Scholarships • Health Care • Military and Veteran • ...

        • C of O Scholarships

          College of the Ozarks Cost of Education Scholarship College of the Ozarks guarantees to meet the entire Cost of Education (tuition) for each full-time student through a combination of the work ...

        • Missouri Residents

          Bright Flight This scholarship encourages top-ranking high school seniors to attend college in Missouri. To be eligible, you must: • Have a composite score on the American College Testing ...

        • Outside (non-CofO) Scholarships

          Undergraduate Financial Aid Programs of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Appalachian Scholarship This scholarship fund is intended to assist residents of the Appalachian mountain region ...

        • Health Care

          Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Throughout the year, the ADA Foundation offers several awards to dietetics students and professionals in recognition of their professional accomplishments, to ...

        • Military and Veteran

          Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Scholarships range annually from $500 to $10,000. Deadline: March 1. Requirements: • Son or daughter of a Marine on active duty or in the ...

        • Scholarship Search

          Search for scholarships with the links below: • www.usafunds.org • www.fastweb.com • www.wiredscholar.com • www.collegeboard.com • ...

      • Tuition and Fees

        Students don’t pay tuition at C of O! How does that work? Basically……Work Program + Federal and State Grants + College of the Ozarks Scholarship = Your annual ...

        • Room & Board Payments

          2014-2015 Fall Semester Payment Amount of Room and Board Obligation Met • 1st Payment Due August 1 $ 775.00 $ 775.00 • 2nd Payment Due ...

      • FAFSA Instructions

        Instructions for Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 Instructions for Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

        • Applying for 2014-2015

          Dear Student, Thank you for considering the College of the Ozarks. A required part of the admissions process is the completion of a 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). ...

        • Applying for 2013-2014

          Dear Student, Thank you for considering the College of the Ozarks. A required part of the admissions process is the completion of a 2013-2014 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). ...

      • Loans

        College of the Ozarks discourages student borrowing, and therefore, does not participate in the federal, state or private loan programs. Other alternatives such as scholarships and the Summer Work ...

      • Veterans

        **You may have received notification of the new Post-9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33) benefits. Making the switch to the new Chapter 33 may or may not be to your benefit. Please make sure to carefully ...

      • Disbursal

        Based on your application for admission and the results of your FAFSA, The Financial Aid Office will calculate a financial aid package for you. You must request the processor to send the results of ...

      • Tax Information

        Financial Aid and Income Taxes The following is general information regarding student financial aid and income taxes, which should be used by students when completing federal and state tax ...

      • Rights and Responsibilities

        Academic Standards for Federal and State Aid Satisfactory academic progress: Students receiving federal or state aid must meet the grade point average requirements outlined in the college catalog. ...

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    • Student Life

      Student Activites Welcome to student life at College of Ozarks! Students at Hard Work U may work hard for their education, but they also know how to play hard. Student activities provide many ...

      • Character Camp

        Character Camp • A week-long orientation for incoming students. • Great way to make some amazing friends and become more familiar with the CofO campus. • There are plenty of fun activities ...

      • School Spirit

        School Spirit • Students show support for the CofO Bobcats! • There are plenty of ways to show your school spirit whether it be at volleyball, baseball, or basketball games. • The athletic ...

      • Mudfest

        Mudfest • The event that happens every fall semester. • It’s the CofO version of Tug-of-War. • You WILL get muddy, and you WILL have fun! • Clean off afterward with a gigantic ...

      • Sadie Hawkins

        Sadie Hawkins Dance • Girls ask the guys, • Lots of line dancin’ and bluegrass music, • There might even be some succotash for good eatin’!

      • Springfest

        Springfest • Dinner is served outside on the activities field, where all the action is taking place! • Enjoy a variety of fun, carnival-type activities! • The evening is capped off with a ...

      • Coffee House

        Coffee House • Students can show off their musical talent as one of the featured bands during coffee house! • Enjoy a relaxing evening with snacks, music, and friends. • Coffee…need I ...

    • Campus Tours

      There are two types of guided tours available: prospective student tours and charter bus tours. Prospective Student Tours Prospective student tours are available through the Admissions Office, ...

    • Virtual Tour

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  • Academics

    College of the Ozarks is committed to a five-fold mission of encouraging academic, Christian, cultural, vocational, and patriotic growth in its students. The students section provides ...

    • Academic Programs

      Majors and Minors A major represents an area of concentration (8 to 12 courses) in one academic discipline. Some majors at College of the Ozarks also require a minor which is a smaller area of ...

      • Agriculture

        Agriculture is a dynamic and diversified field in which the need is great for graduates that are trained in the liberal arts as well as the practical and scientific aspects of the field. The ...

        • Faculty

          Dan Swearengen Title: Chairman, Division of Technical and Applied Sciences and General Farm Manager and Associate Professor of Agriculture Educational Background: B.S. Agriculture Education - ...

        • Farms & Work Stations

          Agriculture Office The mission of the Agriculture Office is to assist the agriculture professors and students in the general operation of the department. The office seeks success through a focus ...

        • Student Groups

          AGRICULTURE RELATED CLUBS These clubs were established for the students to become involved in organizations within their specialized fields for the purpose of self-development, socialization, ...

        • Newsletter

          Spring 2014 September 2013 February 2013 October 2012 April 2012 February 2012 October 2011 February 2011

        • FFA Workshop

          Dear FFA Advisors, The College of the Ozarks Agriculture department cordially invites your FFA chapter to attend our annual FFA Workshop on March 1, 2014. The workshop is a great opportunity ...

        • Ag Department Video

      • Art

        Mission Statement The Art department at College of the Ozarks exists to dynamically develop professional artists who are individuals of excellent character. We strive to nurture and challenge those ...

      • Biblical and Theological Studies

        Whether students are seeking to serve in Christian camps, urban ministries, local churches, foreign countries, or go on to graduate school, the Biblical and Theological Studies (BTS) department at ...

      • Biology

        Academic Programs Students majoring in Biology choose one or more of the following areas for an academic emphasis: • Human/Molecular Biology • Ecology and Field Biology • Conservation ...

        • Faculty

          Gabriela Galey, M.D. University of Heidelberg Medical School. 1999. Email: ggaley@cofo.edu Phone: 417-690-2558 Courses: Introduction to Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Upper Anatomy, ...

      • Business

        Academic Programs The Business Department of College of the Ozarks offers programs in accounting and business administration. The goal of the Business Department is to provide specific ...

      • Chemistry

        Academic Programs Chemistry is a fundamental science and impacts all aspects of one's life. A degree in chemistry is an excellent preparation for many careers in science, industry, government, or ...

        • Faculty

          Dr. Jerry Easdon, Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry easdon@cofo.edu Education: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, University of Iowa M.S. in Chemistry, San Diego State University B.S. in Chemistry, ...

      • Communication Arts

        Academic Programs The Communication Arts degree will prepare students to be competent communicators in today's diverse and evolving business, professional, and academic fields. ...

        • Faculty

          Department Contact Communication Arts Department College of the Ozarks P.O. Box 17 Point. Lookout, MO 65726 Faculty Dr. Gary Hiebsch Div. Chair of Business and ...

        • Electronic Media Production

          Electronic Media Production The Electronic Media Production emphasis is built to be as diverse as the field it is preparing students to enter. The field is changing quickly, and this major is ...

        • Journalism

          Journalism The Journalism emphasis will prepare students for the evolving business and professional fields through the development of newsgathering, reporting, and writing skills. The amalgamation of ...

        • Public Relations

          The Public Relations (PR) emphasis will develop competent communicators able to organize and plan events, write and produce materials for the press, and speak to gatherings of employees and ...

        • Speech Communication

          The Speech Communication emphasis prepares students to participate in the modern world with a mixture of practical experience and theoretical knowledge. Students in the Speech Communication emphasis ...

      • Criminal Justice

        Criminal Justice Department The Criminal Justice Department at College of the Ozarks prepares a student to compete for professional positions within a wide range of government and ...

      • Computer Sciences

        Preparing computing leaders of the future Welcome to the College of the Ozarks Computer Sciences department web site. The goal of this web site is to provide information that will help you ...

        • Five Reasons to Major in Computing

          1. Expertise in computing enables you to solve complex, challenging problems. Computing is a discipline that offers rewarding and challenging possibilities for a wide range of people regardless of ...

        • Careers

          It is always surprising to find out that prospective students think a career in computing involves sitting in front of a computer eight to ten hours a day. Nothing could be further from the truth! ...

      • Culinary Arts

        Academic Program The Culinary Arts program is an excellent place to expand your interest and knowledge in the culinary arts. Chefs, cooks, and food preparation workers prepare, season, and cook a ...

      • Dietetics

        Academic Program The Dietetics program at College of the Ozarks is an Accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American ...

      • Education

        The 21st century promises challenging opportunities and increasing demands for highly qualified teacher education graduates in many fields of study. As a Teacher Education graduate, you will ...

        • Faculty

          The faculty members in the College of the Ozarks Education department have a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with our students. Our faculty members are committed to doing whatever it ...

        • Educational Testing

          MoGEA TESTING What is it? MoGEA (Missouri General Education Assessment) is an online exam required by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education that evaluates the knowledge ...

        • Certification

          The College of the Ozarks’ Teacher Education program is accredited by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Therefore, students who complete their elementary or ...

        • Applications & Checklists

          Program Applications & Requirements Teacher Education Program To apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program at College of the Ozarks, you must meet the following general ...

        • Clinical & Research Courses

          Clinical & Research Coursework Pre-service teachers at College of the Ozarks complete a well-balanced program of general education, specialized education, and professional education courses to ...

        • Student Groups

          Student Missouri State Teachers Association The Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) is open to all Elementary and Secondary Education majors and serves as a bridge to your teaching ...

        • Educator Resources

          Beginning Teacher Workshop Each fall the College of the Ozarks’ Education Department hosts a half-day Beginning Teacher Workshop for first and second-year teachers. Through this workshop, ...

        • Alumni

          Welcome Back, C of O Graduates! We trust you have found your educational experience at College of the Ozarks to be valuable and believe you are well-prepared for your career as a teacher. It ...

      • English

        Academic Programs Students majoring in English may choose between two courses of study: • English, • English/Secondary Education. “In a very real sense, people who ...

      • Family and Consumer Sciences

        Family and Consumer Sciences seeks to empower individuals and families across the life span to manage the challenges of living and working in a diverse, global society. Our unique focus is on ...

      • Foreign Language

        Academic Programs The Foreign Language department offers a major or minor in Spanish. In an ever-shrinking world, knowing another language is more important than ever! Foreign language study makes ...

      • Graphic Arts

        Academic Program The Graphic Arts program offers both a major and a minor to prepare those students who choose some part of the graphic arts industry as their career. The objectives of this program ...

      • History

        Academic Program The History department at College of the Ozarks offers students the exciting opportunity to explore the development of world civilizations and cultures and to study the foundation of ...

      • Hotel and Restaurant Management

        Academic Programs The curriculum at College of the Ozarks is founded upon the liberal arts, which offer the student an investigation of a variety of subjects coupled with an intensive concentration ...

      • Mathematics/Physics

        The Department of Mathematics and Physics at College of the Ozarks is a combined department designed to offer students a major in mathematics or a pre-engineering program. The department consists of ...

      • Military Science

        ROTC While examining your goals at C of O, you may want to consider the unique experiences available through the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Our ROTC program provides some of the best ...

      • Music

        Academic Programs Graduates in Music are prepared to go into teaching or music ministry, or to continue their education at the master's level. The Music Teacher Education Program at ...

        • Faculty

          Mr. Gregg Busch Mr. Busch is an Assistant Professor of music at College of the Ozarks where he serves as the conductor of the Chapel Choir, as well as providing instruction in music theory, ...

      • Nursing

        Character of Nursing Nurses should have a high moral character worthy of the public's trust, effective communication and critical thinking skills, a caring attitude, and be responsible and ...

        • Faculty and Staff

          Faculty Dr. Janice S. Williams, RN; ACNS-BC; CDE ; CNE Professor of Nursing and Program Director jwilliams@cofo.edu Education and Certification Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - ...

        • Careers

          • Nursing is a very challenging and rewarding profession! Registered Nurses (RNs) constitute the largest healthcare occupation, with 2.4 million jobs. The demand for nurses (RNs) has never been ...

        • Admission

          Admission & Progression Policies -- Armstrong McDonald School of Nursing College of the Ozarks, in its long tradition of excellence, offers a traditional four-year professional baccalaureate ...

        • Video about the Nursing Program

        • Prospective Students

          So . . . you are thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing education? If you are an individual contemplating a nursing career you might do some "investigating" to help in determining ...

        • Accreditation

          The College of the Ozarks Armstrong McDonald School of Nursing program earned national accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), effective April 7, 2010. The ...

        • Courses

          Major: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Required theory courses: 13 hours CR NSG 254 The Character of Professional Nursing WI 4 NSG 303 Pathophysiology 3 ...

      • Physical Education

        Academic Programs Students wishing to major in physical education may choose from the following programs: • Physical Education K-12 (double major with Secondary Education), • ...

      • Psychology

        Academic Programs Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science Welcome to the psychology department! The focus of the psychologydepartment at College of the Ozarks is to prepare students to ...

      • Sociology

        Academic Programs Students majoring in Sociology choose one of the following areas for an academic emphasis: • General Sociology, • Social Work. The objectives of the major are for students to: ...

      • Theatre

        Events2011-2012 Production Season For ticket information, call 417-690-2626 or email theatre@cofo.edu.Academic ProgramThe Theatre department offers four major emphases, including General Theatre, ...

      • Pre-Professional

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          The Medical Technology program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Medical Technology. Students must fulfill all general education requirements; specified math, biology and chemistry ...

        • Pre-Engineering

          College of the Ozarks offers two options to those students who plan to enter one of the various engineering fields. Under the first option, called the Three-Two plan, the student spends three years ...

        • Pre-Law

          The Association of American Law Schools does not recommend a specific major or minor as the preferred pre-legal course of study: “The four majors most frequently recommended by law-school deans ...

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  • Alumni

    The mission of College of the Ozarks Alumni Association is to promote a spirit of fellowship among alumni and to advance the interests of College of the Ozarks. Your support of the Alumni ...

    • Alumni Scholarship

      Thanks to continued support of the Alumni Scholarship Fund, $49,500 was awarded this Spring at the Annual Awards Convocation. Because of alumni generosity, one two-semester room and board, 13 ...

    • Alumni Chapters

      A great way to stay connected to your alma mater is to become involved with an Alumni Chapter. Any group of Alumni may form a local chapter on written request of six or more active members. The ...

      • Upcoming Chapter Events

        Springfield Alumni Chapter When: Thursday, Sept. 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Where: Incredible Pizza, 2850 S. Campbell Ave., Springfield, MO 65807 Senior Buffet: $5.99 Adult Buffet: $6.50 (Both ...

      • Business Alumni

        Dr. Beulah Winfrey began teaching at School of the Ozarks in the fall of 1948. She remained in that position for over fifty years where she was the foundation of the Business Department. The impact ...

        • Chapter Members

          Jeremy Braden*, Ben Byrd*, Steven Fowler, Paul Fry*, Lane Garnett*, Terry Goodrum*, Richard Hursey*, Becky Light*, Aaron Little*, Heath Lytle, Rex Mahlman*, Travis McNail*, Betsy Morris*, Jon ...

        • Meetings

          Beulah I. Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter 11/2/2013 Vice President Jeff Shipley called the meeting to order at 11:06 a.m. Shipley welcomed everyone to the meeting and introductions were made ...

          • November 3, 2012

            Beulah I. Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter 11/3/2012 President Kevin Riley called the meeting to order at 11:02 a.m. Riley welcomed everyone to the meeting and introductions were made by those ...

          • November 5, 2011

            Beulah I. Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter 11/5/2011 Vice President Kevin Riley called the meeting to order at 11:05 a.m. Riley welcomed everyone to the meeting and encouraged those present to ...

          • November 6, 2010

            Beulah I. Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter 11/6/2010 President Cheryl Williams called the meeting to order at 11:05 a.m. Cheryl welcomed everyone to the meeting and encouraged those present to ...

          • November 7, 2009

            Beulah I. Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter 11/7/2009 Vice-President Robert Wheeler called the meeting to order at 11:10 a.m. Robert encouraged the membership to visit the Chapter’s Web ...

          • November 1, 2008

            Beulah I Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter Meeting 11/1/08 President, Lindon Newberry, opened the meeting at 11:00 a.m. in the Plaster School of Business Room 211. Mr. Newberry welcomed all attendees ...

          • November 3, 2007

            Beulah I Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter Meeting 11/3/07 Kevin Riley opened the meeting at 11:00 a.m. in the Plaster School of Business Room 211. Riley welcomed all attendees and the minutes from the ...

          • November 4, 2006

            Beulah I Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter Meeting 11/4/06 Kevin Riley, in the absence of President Brian Carson, opened the meeting at 11:00 a.m. in the Plaster School of Business Room 211. Riley ...

          • November 5, 2005

            Winfrey Business Alumni Chapter Meeting 11/5/05 Rodney Arnold, in the absence of President Kevin Riley, opened the meeting at 11:00 a.m. Gabe Miller, Operations/Network manager for College of the ...

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      • Music Alumni

        Mission Statement The mission of the College of the Ozarks Music Alumni Association (CofOMAA) is to provide the music students, staff and faculty with the needed resources to create a ...

    • Alumni News

      Read the Alumni News online. • Summer 2014 • Winter 2014 • Fall 2013 • Summer 2013 • Winter 2013 • Fall 2012 • Summer 2012 • Winter 2012 • Fall 2011 • Summer 2011 • ...

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    • Meritorious Awards

      The purpose of the Meritorious Award Program is to recognize outstanding achievements of alumni, faculty and friends and to encourage interest in College of the Ozarks. The Alumni Association's ...

      • Award Recipients

        2013 Dr. Karla (Lamar) Eslinger Mr. Jerry McCarter Mrs. Jennifer (Howerton) Morris Mr. Dan Swearengen 2012 Dr. John Anderson ...

      • Award Nomination

    • Gift Program

      Alumni may specify their gift for any alumni project, fund, or academic area of their choosing. They may also pay a tribute of honor or memory to special individuals or occasions. All giving to the ...

    • Homecoming 2014

      2014 Reunion Years 1939 (75th) 1959 (55th) 1979 (35th) 1999 (15th) 1944 (70th) ...

      • Photos 2013

        Dr. Karla (Lamar) Eslinger '82 was honored with the Meritorious Award for Distinguished Achievement. Mr. Jerry D. McCarter '54 HS ’59 JC was this year’s recipient of the ...

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    • Chapel Painting

      Limited edition, unframed, numbered and signed prints of the Williams Memorial Chapel painting are available through the Alumni Office. Several years ago, the Alumni Association ...

    • Dobyns Painting

      Limited edition, unframed, numbered and signed prints of the Dobyns Hall painting are available through the Alumni Office. Noted Missouri Artist, Charles Summey, painted this version ...

    • Transcript Request

      How to Order an Official Transcript Transcripts may be ordered in the following ways: 1. ONLINE at the National Student Clearinghouse using a credit card. Base cost is $4 per transcript with ...

    • Join the Association

      The Alumni Association appreciates your support through your active membership. Alumni Association Dues are $10.00 for an annual membership, or $200.00 for a lifetime membership. Members of the ...

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        • Auditorium projector screen - Business Department • Ultra cold freezer - Biology Department • Fire Gear - Fire Department • Weight room equipment - Physical Education Department ...

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