Secondary School Teaching Graduate Certificate

This program of study is for individuals with a Bachelor's degree who would like to prepare for teacher certification in Secondary School Teaching. This graduate certificate program option leads to Missouri Initial Professional Teacher Certification in the specified discipline. 

Admission Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Secondary School Teaching:

  • A passing score on the designated Missouri Content Examination or an approved program of study
  • A 2.75 or higher overall GPA
  • Approved results of the Family Care Safety Registry
  • A clear TB test or chest X-ray, if appropriate
  • Students must meet the application deadlines set by the Graduate School 
Graduate Level Certification Courses
TCH ED 5310Instructional Design3
TCH ED 5311Foundations of Education3
TCH ED 5312Teaching Reading in the Content Areas3
ED PSY 6222Advanced Studies in Child and Adolescent Development3
SEC ED 4XXXCurriculum and Methods of Teaching [Subject area]3
SEC ED 5989Practicum I: Site-Based Experience2
SEC ED 5990Practicum II: Site Based Experience8
TCH ED 5000Advanced Early Clinical Experience1
TCH ED 5001Advanced Mid-Level Clinical Experience: Diverse Learners1
SPEC ED 6412Psychology of Exceptional Children3