Central Methodist University

Fayette, MO

Central Methodist University

Fayette, MO

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At Central Methodist University, you’ll discover so much more about yourself because you have opportunities to do it all.

It’s not uncommon to compete in sports, join Greek life, perform in a play, and graduate with honors. Unlike other institutions, we encourage a variety of involvement to help you evolve into a well-rounded professional who will intrigue employers. 

Central is proud to be the home of Digital U, its innovative learning environment. Qualified undergrads at CMU’s main campus are provided an Apple iPad to take advantage of top-of-the-line technology across campus—lifting students from less modern forms of study and better preparing them for the professionalism of tomorrow. 

Nursing, Biology, Music, Education, and Criminal Justice are popular, but we have over 40 programs of study, and scholarships are available to nearly every on-campus student. 

Founded in 1854, Central is a fully accredited university offering on- and off-campus, online, and graduate programs. 


Undergraduate Degree Programs
• Accounting
• Biology
- Molecular Biology
- Pre-health Sciences
- Wildlife Ecology & Conservation
• Business (multiple options)
• Chemistry
• Child Development
• Communication Studies
• Comparative Religion & Philosophy
• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice
• Education
- Early Childhood
- Elementary
- Middle School
- Physical Education
- Secondary
- Special Education
• English
• Environmental Science
• Exercise Science
• Health Sciences
• History
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• Marine Biology
• Mathematics
• Music
• Music Education
• Music Ministry
• Nursing
• Occupational Therapy Assistant*
• Physical Therapist Assistant*
• Physics
• Political Science
• Psychology
• Religion & Church Leadership
• Sociology
• Sports Management
• Theatre

* Pending full accreditation 

Associate Degree Programs
• Accounting 
• Allied Health 
• Business 
• Chemistry 
• Child Development 
• Computer Science
• English 
• Interdisciplinary Studies 
• Mathematics 
• Psychology 

Central Methodist University prepares students to make a difference in the world by emphasizing academic and professional excellence, ethical leadership, and social responsibility.

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