Interview Process

The Interview Process

When you come to Missouri Southern on your interview day, you’ll find that the experience has been designed as a low-stress day that allows us to get to know you, and vice versa.

Yours to Lose candidates will be greeted by MSSU President Dr. Alan Marble and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Paula Carson, as well as Dr. Paula Gregory, dean of KCU’s Joplin campus.

A question-and-answer session with current MSSU and KCU students will give you the chance to gain valuable insight about both programs.

During lunch, students will hear from Dr. Richard Schooler, dean of the School of Health Sciences at MSSU. A former physician, Schooler will discuss the rigors of medical school and how Yours to Lose has been designed with your success in mind.

Following the interviews with the selection committee, you and your family will be treated to a tour that showcases Joplin, the state-of-the-art KCU campus and the city’s status as a regional medical hub with two major hospital systems – Mercy Joplin and Freeman Health System.

Yours to Lose is a one-of-a-kind program designed around our students, and the interview process reflects that commitment.


Green Coat Ceremony