Academic Departments and Areas

These academic units form the College of Education at Missouri State.

Each one offers a variety of programs, including majors and graduate degrees.


Two child development students and a young girl build a puzzle.

Help children and families thrive.

A counseling student listens attentively to another student during a group activity in class.

Make vital connections. Become a counselor, school administrator, or special education teacher.

A professor talks to a group of students during a class exercise.

Find your calling as a teacher or expand your career options in education.

A biology education major talking to students in class during his practicum at a local high school.

Where future high school teachers are made. Secondary education partners with other departments around campus to offer high school teaching degrees.

Areas (non-degree granting)

A music education teacher from Missouri State doing her student teaching practicum at Greenwood.

A STEM-focused, K-12 school located in the heart of campus.

A child care instructor helping a toddler move around on a playset outside.

An on-campus child care center and training grounds for people who want to work with young children.