Why S&T?

Experience

With the S&T Teacher Education Program you’ll earn double the credit hours required by other teacher education programs in the state.

S&T offers eight core areas of study for secondary education: Applied math, biology, chemistry, economics, English, history, physics, and psychology.

Options

At S&T, you can graduate with a certificate in elementary or secondary education in addition to your degree.

Elementary: Earn a Bachelor of Arts in multidisciplinary studies with a concentration in STEAM.

Secondary: Earn a Bachelor of Arts or Science in your chosen certifiable area of study.

Opportunity

S&T’s Teacher Education program collaborates with over 30 regional public and accredited private schools allowing you to choose how you get your field & classroom experience.

Missouri S&T’s degree lays a strong foundation for teaching elementary or secondary education in any environment, making you highly sought-after.


Getting Certified

1. Professional standing

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and 3.0 GPA in content area and 60 credit hours
  • Pass all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA)
  • Attain a minimum grade of C or higher in Speech 1185, English 1120 and 1160, and a math course in college algebra or in a higher level math course
  • Complete Educ 1040 and 1174 with a grade of C or higher
  • Register with Family Care Safety Registry and obtained a satisfactory background check
  • Complete a professional interview
  • Complete the Missouri Educator Profile (MEP)

2. Student teaching requirements

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and 3.0 GPA in content area
  • Admitted to Professional Standing
  • Pass Missouri Content Assessments (formerly Praxis II)
  • Complete content hours with at least 15 from S&T with no grade lower than a "C"
  • Complete all professional education requirement courses with no grade lower than a "C"

3. Steps completed by Teacher Education Program


Resources

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