University of Missouri System

About University of Missouri System

The University of Missouri System (UM System) serves Missouri as the state's land-grant university and Missouri's only public research and doctoral-level institution. It has a unique mission to advance the opportunities for success and well-being for Missouri, the nation, and the world through transformative teaching, research, innovation, engagement and inclusion.

The UM System consists of system administration and four universities: the University of Missouri-Columbia, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Missouri University of Science and Technology, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and all of their component parts, including MU Health, MU Extension and UM Engagement. It is important that this broad and comprehensive organization uses data-informed approaches to make strategic decisions to achieve excellence.

The UM System offices, located in Columbia, Missouri; provide business, professional, and enterprise level support to all aspects and entities of the University of Missouri.


Research assistant

October 2022 Columbia, MO
“I line being a part of research and the people I work with. ”

Psychologist Research Assistant

June 2020 Columbia, MO
“The introduction to the research process and the hands-on experience with research equipment are both very enjoyable aspects of this independent research project.”
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