Secondary Education MEd with Teacher Certification

This program of study is for individuals with a bachelor's degree who would like to pursue
teacher certification and master’s degree in Secondary Education.

Admission Requirements for the Option in Teacher Certification:

  1. A passing score on the designated Missouri Content Assessment
  2. A 2.75 or higher overall GPA
  3. Approved results of the Missouri Family Care Safety Registry
  4. A clear TB test or chest x-ray, if appropriate

Applicants must meet all deadlines as set by the Graduate School.

Required Certification Courses
TCH ED 5000Advanced Early Clinical Experience1
TCH ED 5001Advanced Mid-Level Clinical Experience: Diverse Learners1
TCH ED 5311Foundations of Education3
TCH ED 5310Instructional Design3
TCH ED 5312Teaching Reading in the Content Areas3
TCH ED 5880Writing in the Content Areas3
ED PSY 6222Advanced Studies in Child and Adolescent Development3
SEC ED 4xxxCurriculum and Methods of Teaching [Subject Area]3
ED PSY 6030Instruction, Learning, and Assessment3
SPEC ED 6412Psychology of Exceptional Children3
SEC ED 5989Practicum I: Site-Based Experience2
SEC ED 5990Practicum II: Site Based Experience8
Total Hours36

In addition to the courses required for certification, candidates seeking a Master’s in Education must complete the following courses:

TCH ED 6010Examining History, Community and Social Justice in Education3
TCH ED 6909Teacher Action Research I3
TCH ED 6910Teacher Action Research Capstone3
Total Hours9