Citizenship and Service-Learning

Citizenship and service-learning, also known as CASL, supports Missouri State's status as a Carnegie-classified institution through curricular engagement. This is defined as teaching, learning and scholarship that engages faculty, students, and community in mutually beneficial and respectful collaboration. Interactions address community identified needs, deepen students' civic and academic learning, enhance community well-being and enrich the scholarship of the institution.

Service-learning meets career competencies

Find out how service-learning outcomes align with the National Association of Colleges and Employers, also known as NACE, as well as Missouri State's general education goals in the linked chart.

Campus Compact grant

Service-learning students applied for funding in the amount of $5,000 to be dispersed among various programs in the form of micro-grants, granted by Campus Compact.

Service-learning students


Total students enrolled during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Retention rate


Average retention rate of students enrolled overall in service-learning courses.

Service-learning hours


Total hours provided to the community by Missouri State students during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Value of service


Total dollar value of service to the community at $23.21 per hour based on Independent Sector during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Service-Learning Stories



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Affiliations, Accreditations and Classifications

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