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Small Business Schools In Missouri

In Missouri, there are 11 accredited schools where small business classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the small business academic community in Missouri, and the future trends in small business training at the following levels:


  1. Avila University

    11901 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64145-1698

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  2. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

    411 Central Methodist Square, Fayette, Missouri 65248-1198

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  3. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  4. Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods

    2601 NE Barry Rd, Kansas City, Missouri 64156

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  5. Saint Louis Community College-Meramec

    11333 Big Bend Blvd, Kirkwood, Missouri 63122

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  6. Missouri State University-West Plains

    128 Garfield Avenue, West Plains, Missouri 65775-2715

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  7. Missouri State University

    901 S National, Springfield, Missouri 65897

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  8. Washington University in St Louis

    One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

    14 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus

    13801 Riverport Dr Ste 102, Saint Louis, Missouri 63043-4828

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  10. University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus

    901 E 104th St Ste 200, Kansas City, Missouri 64131-3459

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  11. University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus

    1343 E Kingsley St, Springfield, Missouri 65804-7216

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Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Small Business Employment

Missouri 38,720
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Missouri.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Missouri

25,790 27,940 31,760 35,380 38,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Missouri, the field of small business is growing. In 2010 there were 12,930 more small business professionals working in Missouri than there were in 2006. This represents a 50% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for small business professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of small business professionals working around the nation.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Missouri

$97,170 $97,960 $96,030 $94,920 $92,270
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Missouri, as the number of small business professionals is growing, the salaries earned by small business professionals are decreasing. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $97,170 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $92,270 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Missouri

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 5% decline in small business professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. Within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid small business professionals earning 305% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Missouri state.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Missouri

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Missouri, small business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Missouri


As the number of small business professionals is increasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited small business schools in Missouri state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 5 small business graduates from small business courses in Missouri and in 2010 there were 22 graduates.

This represents a 340% increase in the number of small business degree or certificate school graduates in Missouri state. Most of these graduates, or 73%, earned an bachelor's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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