AboutĀ MOSO CAPS

Five key guiding principles that unite, define, and guide the caps experience:

Profession-based Learning

Instructors develop real-world, project-based learning strategies through collaborations with business and community partners. These interactions enhance the learning experience, preparing students for college and career.

Responsiveness

CAPS supports high-skill, high-demand careers through ongoing innovation in curriculum development, programs and services based on local business and community needs.

Self-Discovery and Exploration

Students realize their strengths and passions by exploring and experiencing potential professions. This allows them to make informed decisions about their future, while learning to exhibit leadership.

Professional Skills Development

Unique experiences allow students to cultivate transformative professional skills such as understanding expectations, time management and other essential business values. These skills are critical to providing students a competitive advantage in their post-secondary education and professional careers.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

Instructors create an environment where creative thinking and problem solving is encouraged. An innovative culture is key to fostering entrepreneurial learning and design thinking.

Student Projects

Sample Student Projects

  OurĀ Mission

The Missouri Southern Center for Advanced Professional Studies, MOSO CAPS, will be a collaborative partner with area businesses and industries, which will provide unique experiential learning opportunities for area high school students resulting in practical career-oriented experiences.