UMSL College of Education

Undergraduate Programs

Offering six undergraduate degrees, 32 undergraduate teaching certificates, six masters degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and two doctoral degrees, the University of Missouri St. Louis' College of Education prepares students for jobs not only in schools, but additionally in museums, zoos, non-profit youth serving organizations, businesses, government agencies, national education organizations and art foundations.

Our students learn from one of the finest faculties in the country, which includes 70 full-time faculty, 14 endowed professors and three Curator's Teaching Professors, and over 120 part-time faculty with years of direct classroom experience. Our Counseling and Family Therapy program is ranked fifth in the nation.

Regularly available for student guidance and support, the College of Education's Office of Advising and Student Services offers students an unmatched resource for the planning, development and execution of their degree or degrees in education.

UMSL strategically partners with agencies, schools, businesses and institutions to help students take advantage of local education opportunities. By reaching out and partnering with a vast array of educational, business and community resources, the College of Education provides opportunities for faculty and students to develop professional connections for improving their careers as well as their communities.

UNDERGRADUATE

    Bachelor of Education Studies

  • Early Childhood
  • Professional Studies
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Art Education (K-12)
  • Bachelor of Music Education

  • Music Education (K-12)

    Bachelor of Science in Education

  • Early Childhood (B-3)
  • Elementary Education (1-6)
  • Physical Education (PK-12)
  • Physical Education (PK-9)
  • Special Education
  • Middle School Education (5-9)
    • English
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies
  • Secondary Education (9-12)
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Modern Language
    • Physics
    • Social Studies

POST-B.A. LICENSURE

    Secondary Education (9-12)

    • Art Education(K-12)
    • Early Education(B-3)
    • Elementary Education (1-6)
    • Middle School Education(5-9):
      • - English
      • - Science
      • - Math
      • - Social Studies
      • - Modern Language
      • - Physics
      • - Social Studies
    • Music Education(K-12)
    • Secondary Education(9-12)
      • - Biology
      • - English
      • - Modern Language
      • - Social Studies
      • - Chemistry
      • - Mathematics
      • - Physics
    • Special Education-Cross Categorical Mild/Moderate Disabilities (K-12)

MASTERS

    Master of Education :

    • Adult & Higher Education :
      • - Adult Education
      • - Higher Education
    • Counseling:
      • - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
      • - Secondary School Counseling
      • - Elementary School Counseling
    • Educational Administration
    • Educational Psychology
    • Elementary Education
      • - Early Childhood
      • - General Curriculum
      • - Reading Emphasis
    • Secondary Education :
      • - Curriculum & Instruction
      • - General Curriculum
      • - Middle Level Emphasis
      • - Reading Emphasis
      • - Teaching English to Speakers
      • - Teaching Licensure
    • Special Education
      • - Autism & Developmental Disabilities
      • - Early Childhood
      • - Cross Categorical Disabilities
    • Master of Music Education :
      • - Music Education

DOCTORAL

    Doctor of Education :

    • - Character Education and Democratic School Governance
    • - Higher Education Student Services
    • - STEM Education Scholars
    • - Comparative Education, Education Policy and Leadership
    • - Language, Literacy and Culture
  • Doctorate of Philosophy of Education :
    • - Counseling
    • - Educational Psychology
    • - Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
    • - Teaching and Learning Processes

OTHER COURSES & PROGRAMS

    Alternative Programs:

    • - Teach for America
    • - Transition to Teaching
  • Courses Held Off Campus:
    • - Off-Campus Credit Courses
    • - Undergraduate Degree Completion
  • Graduate Certificate
    • - Autism Studies Certificate
    • - Institutional Research Certificate
    • - Secondary Reading Certificate
    • - Teaching of Writing Certificate
    • - Community College Leadership Certificate
    • - Program Evaluation & Assessment Certificate
    • - (TESOL) Certificate
  • - Higher Education Student Services
  • - STEM Education Scholars
  • - Comparative Education, Education Policy and Leadership
  • - Language, Literacy and Culture
  • Professional Development:
    • - Alliance for Leaders for Excellence in Educator Development
    • - Non-Degree Study at Graduate Level
    • - Beginning Teachers Assistance
  • Specialist Programs
    • Educational Specialist :
      • - Educational Administration
      • - School Psychology