Deciding & Exploring

Know exactly what you want to do after graduationGreat! Still exploring your options? That’s a-okay!  You don’t have to have it all figured out – the MU Career Center can help you get to where you want to be. 


Guide to Choosing College Majors

We know that choosing a college major can be overwhelming.

But have no fear! Your choice of major will not lock you into a specific career for the rest of your life. That said, you WILL spend a lot of …

By The Princeton Review
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Top 10 Tips for Exploring College Majors

From conducting self-assessments to attending career workshops to sitting your family members down for a career plan heart-to-heart, we put together our top 10 tips for choosing the right college major for you (even if you’re still in high school). …

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The Benefits of Being an Undecided Major

Let’s get right to it. There’s a simple answer to the question, “Can I enter college without a declared major?”

Yes, you can.

And will being an undecided major put you behind your classmates, delay your degree or knock you …

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How to Prep for Career Fair Season

Sept. 6, 2021

Students: It’s never too early to start attending career fairs and figuring out where you might want to work post-graduation. To help you prepare, Show Me Mizzou talked with a few career services team members from across …

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Focus 2 Self Assessment

A free online assessment for occupations and majors specific to your personality, available remotely and at the Career Center.

Candid Career Videos

Explore career paths by accessing thousands of  videos! Short clips highlight industry professionals sharing job descriptions, backgrounds and career advice.

A resource highlighting occupations that provide the overwhelming majority of US jobs, including information on duties, pay, and more.

The Discovery Center is the home for exploring students, and students across campus considering a change in major or in …


SSC 1150: College Success Seminar

This 2-credit hour course is intended to assist exploring students in making purposeful academic and life decisions that lead to…

SSC 2100: Career Explorations

 The goal of this course is to help students explore what to major in, what they can do with their…

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Contact & Location


Student Success Center (lower level)
Lowry Mall
Columbia, MO 65211

Career Service Hours

M 9:00am - 4:00 pm
T 9:00am - 4:00 pm
W 9:00am - 4:00 pm
TH 9:00am - 4:00 pm
F 9:00am - 4:00 pm