Midwestern State University, located in Wichita Falls, Texas, is known for its strong programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences as well as accredited professional programs in mechanical engineering, social work, nursing, radiologic sciences, respiratory care, athletic training, and business, among others. Midwestern State is the only Texas university to become a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC). Students at MSU Texas choose from more than 60 majors. Sixty-five percent of students are traditional age (18-24). Classes average fewer than 30 students, and most are taught by full-time faculty, not graduate assistants. Students are active in more than 100 organizations and bring a spirit of competition to 13 NCAA Division II athletic programs.
Our new student learning center, conveniently located in Flower Mound, Texas, offers online upper level courses in teacher education, respiratory care, radiology, and nursing, along with adult completion programs with concentrations is areas such as criminal justice, human services, and business, among others. Graduate level offerings include an MBA with an energy management concentration and teacher education. The learning center serves students by utilizing the excellent education of a community college partnership, including NCTC, in their first two years. This model is attractive to place-bound students who might not otherwise have the opportunity to pursue a four-year degree.
Midwestern State’s mission is to provide its nearly 6,000 students with a rigorous undergraduate and graduate education in the liberal arts. Through an emphasis upon teaching, augmented by the opportunity for students to engage in research and creative activities alongside faculty and to participate in co-curricular and service programs, MSU Texas prepares its graduates to embark upon their careers or pursue advanced study. The University’s undergraduate education is based upon a comprehensive arts and sciences core curriculum. The understanding that students gain of themselves, others, and the social and natural world prepares them to contribute constructively to society through their work and through their private lives.