College of Education

Educate Today's Learners. Inspire Tomorrow's Leaders

Find your path to becoming a teacher, leader, or human development expert.

Since 1905, education professionals choose Missouri State.


Do you love to teach and help people, especially children? You’re in the right place.

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Inspire young minds with a major, certificate or minor.
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Boost your qualifications and training. Explore master’s degrees, specialist degrees and certificates.
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Already completed your bachelor’s degree (major)? Take the next step and become certified to teach.
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Discover more about the groups that run our academic programs.
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Browse by discipline and find topics that are relevant to you.

Why Missouri State for education?

You’ll earn your degree at an affordable price and be ready to shine in your career.
Teacher pipeline
No school in the state produces more teachers each year than Missouri State. One in 8 Missouri teachers graduated from MSU.
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Average annual tuition (undergrad)
MSU’s total costs are lower than most other universities in the state and the nation.
Explore typical costs
Scholarships and financial aid
Bears access more than $150 million in financial aid each year.
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Resources for your success

Find the help and information you need.

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Scholarships and financial aid
There are more than 50 scholarships exclusive to College of Education (COE) students.
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Education Advisement Center
Need some guidance? Let an experienced advisor turn your academic goals into reality.
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Student resources
Join a club, get support and build your network.
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Recruitment events
These events can help you become a Bear or find the right major.

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