Certification in secondary education consists of completion of an academic major in which initial certification is sought and completion of professional education requirements. You can choose to add middle school certification in your content area through testing.
Specific course requirements for obtaining certificates to teach in subject matter areas are established by the department involved in cooperation with the Department of Education. These requirements are based on minimum standards issued by the Missouri State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Available certification areas are:
Use the links above to explore the program pages for our various secondary education degree programs. If you still have questions about secondary education, contact Dr. Dwight Haun, chair of the department of education, at (417) 328-2043 or dhaun@SBUniv.edu.