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Graduate Programs Office

Ryan Murray

Director of Graduate Studies
306 Cornell Hall

Ryan Murray is the director of graduate programs at the Robert J. Trulaske, Sr. College of Business, overseeing the Crosby MBA, master of science in business, online master of science in finance and online master of accountancy degree programs, as well as 10 graduate certificates.

Murray’s diverse background includes public relations, marketing, non-profit management, higher education, career services and program development. He frequently presents workshops on graduate program development, networking, career services and other professional development topics while serving as an adjunct instructor when needed. 

Murray began his career at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Missouri, supporting the legacy of Mark Twain as the director of marketing, before being recruiting to work in career services at Trulaske. Eventually, he joined the Graduate Programs Office to lead the admissions and recruitment team and was later promoted to director of graduate programs. 

When not working with students, Murray enjoys traveling and spending time with his nephew and three nieces. 


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BS, University of Central Missouri (2008)

MPA, University of Missouri (2016)