Research Requirements

Grow, develop, discover

Research is a vital part of your graduate experience. Opportunities to work in the field, complete a thesis or write a seminar paper will help refine your critical thinking skills and prepare you for lifetime success in your field.

Learn how to develop, research, and present a successful thesis, including creative works.

Information about completing a degree with a seminar or degree paper.

Get tips for selecting and working with your faculty mentor.

Research Training and Compliance

Missouri State University requires that all research conducted by students, faculty, and/or staff adhere to our research compliance requirements. Please see the following compliance guidelines: