Be a Leader

In an ever-changing world, University of Missouri Extension is leading the way to help Missourians meet the challenges of the 21st century – competing in a global marketplace, balancing the responsibilities of work and family, protecting natural resources, adapting new technologies and creating supportive communities.

With University of Missouri Extension, you are part of a statewide and nationwide network that transforms research results into real-world solutions for agriculture, businesses, communities, families and young people. University of Missouri Extension allows you the flexibility and freedom to define your role and set your priorities.

Our specialists, located in more than 100 communities across the state, work side-by-side with local people to solve problems, make decisions, access resources and chart a course for success. As a regional specialist, you are a faculty member of the University of Missouri with expertise and research available from campuses in Columbia, Kansas City, Rolla and St. Louis at your fingertips to support you. In addition, we work collaboratively with our land-grant partner, Lincoln University, to meet the educational aspirations of people living throughout Missouri.

University of Missouri Extension receives strong support from the University of Missouri's governing body, the Board of Curators.

In joining our organization, you can experience work that has meaning and purpose. Together, we can share the satisfaction of making Missouri a better place to live and work.

About MU Extension


Human Resource Development
205 Whitten Hall, University of Missouri
Columbia MO 65211
Phone:  573.882.4721