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Missouri Academy

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Other Academic Opportunities

Research and Internships

The Missouri Academy has carefully cultivated relationships with Northwest Missouri State University researchers, and other researchers at institutions such as the University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri S&T and the STARS Program (University of Missouri at St. Louis, Saint Louis University and Washington University in St. Louis). Through these relationships and collaborations, Missouri Academy students are afforded opportunities for research and internship experiences (summer and yearly) under the tutelage of mentors who are experts in their fields. This represents the Missouri Academy's commitment to ensure that students receive invaluable real-world, hands-on experience. The Missouri Academy is always seeking new alliances with other institutions of higher education and industry to help us provide these very special experiences to our nation's future leaders.

Other Opportunities

Other opportunities offered by the Missouri Academy include:

  1. Participation in mathematics and Robotics competitions;
  2. PSAT testing provided for first year students;
  3. Opportunity for students to take Advanced Placement (AP) examinations at the end of the year;
  4. Participation in Science Olympiad competitions, Model UN and the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) competitions;
  5. Opportunities to hear and interact with guest speakers with expertise in a variety of disciplines;
  6. Boys State and Girls State in Missouri.

The Missouri Academy staff provides students with guidance and resources (e.g. scholarship applications, essay writing, etc.) for placement into baccalaureate degree programs across the country. Students have opportunities to visit with representatives from other universities who come to the Missouri Academy. 100% of Missouri Academy students pursue baccalaureate degrees upon graduation from the Missouri Academy.