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Missouri Careers: An Economic Overview

Missouri's economy is broadly based with a mix of industries and career opportunities. Tourism makes a significant contribution to Missouri's economy, as do agriculture, farming, and manufacturing. The overall rate of unemployment in Missouri was 9.4 percent in October 2010--a little below the national average of 9.6 percent. However, the bigger cities such as Jefferson City and Columbia have much higher levels of employment--6.8 percent and 6 percent respectively--offering much better career opportunities for graduates of Missouri schools and colleges.

Missouri Job Market Outlook

The non-farm industries employing the most people in Missouri in October 2010 were:

  • Trade, Transportation & Utilities: 509,000
  • Government: 458,600
  • Education & Health Services: 407,500

The fastest-growing industries in terms of employment in the year to October 2010 were:

  • Mining and Logging: 3.9 percent
  • Other Services: 1.9 percent
  • Education & Health Services: 0.5 percent

Eleven Fortune 500 corporations are based in Missouri, 8 of them in St. Louis, MO. They represent a range of industries, including health care and pharmaceuticals, electronics, chemicals, utilities, insurance, telecommunication, energy, and retail. The presence of these companies indicates that there are some attractive Missouri jobs and career opportunities for graduates of Missouri schools. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual salary for all occupations in Missouri was $39,250 in May 2009, compared to $43,460 nationally. However, Missouri was ranked 8th lowest state in terms of cost of living in 2010.

How Missouri Schools Could Help Your Career

One third of total job openings in the decade 2008 to 2018 are expected to be in occupations for which a postsecondary degree or award is essential. Missouri schools can help you compete in the Missouri job market, and begin a career in an occupation with a strong future.

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Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BS)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
  • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary
  • Program Coordinators focus on improving program content and ensure that students have the resources they need
  • Over 50 locations nationwide
  • Flexible Scheduling
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Pharmacy Technician
  • Approved A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 1968.
  • Founded in 1954, it has been providing corporate training solutions in the private sector for 60 years.
  • Offers programs in HVAC training, Computer Technology, Medical Assisting, and more.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and the Kansas State Board of Regents (KBOR).
  • Main campus is located in Wichita, Kansas, with 4 additional branch campuses.
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Associate of Occupational Studies in Welding Technology
  • A Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Business since 1973, with an A+ rating.
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 3 campuses located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Jacksonville, Florida, and Houston, Texas.
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Aviation Maintenance Technician
  • Designated as a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Offers several aviation maintenance programs, including engineering, electronics, helicopter, and avionics technology.
  • Tutoring and advising services are available to students at no additional cost.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 11 campuses across the United States, with locations in California, Virginia, Texas, Indianapolis, Florida, and more.
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Lincoln Tech , Indianapolis
  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
  • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice : Juvenile Justice
  •  Ranked one of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  •  Offers a no-obligation, 3-week trial period where students may determine if the university is right for them before they commit to it.
  •  Strives to be a student’s partner in lifelong learning; committed to helping them achieve their goals.
  •  Serves students of all ages, from first-graders learning to read to professionals seeking postgraduate training.
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Computer Information Systems - Networking
  • It’s never too late for a fresh start. With programs ranging from business administration to H-VAC technology, there’s an opportunity for you at Bryan University to transform your natural skills into a career.
  • The next chapter of your life is bound for greatness, and we want to be a part of your story. With a degree from Bryan University, you can receive personalized instruction from experienced faculty, course scheduling that fits your life, and career and academic resources to help you succeed.
  • At Bryan, we make sure you can create your story at your pace, on your time, and at your convenience. Your journey is just beginning. Start writing the next chapter of your life by learning about our degree programs today.
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Health Information Technology
  • Serving students in higher education since 1941.
  • Offers diplomas and degree programs in accounting, healthcare, and business. 
  • Uses a unique inverted curriculum that enables students to take core classes in their first year.
  • Provides flexible scheduling for students with four start times per year.
  • Has 36 campus locations across the United States, as well as online courses.
  • Formed program advisory boards to ensure that all course material stays up to date.
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Diploma in Pastry Arts
  • Culinary Arts program includes the 3-week Farm To Table® Experience, where students gain a direct, in-depth look at where food comes from.
  • Numerous scholarship opportunities and financial aid are available to students who qualify.
  • Accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), and the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
  • 2 campuses located in Boulder, Colorado and Austin, Texas.
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