Why major in middle school education at Missouri State?
- Teach your favorite subject – Earn teaching certification in one of four content areas: language arts, math, science or social sciences.
- Have great preparation – Learn from expert faculty as you do student teaching and practicums at area schools.
- Develop a winning plan – Your classes cover everything you’ll need for your first day of school. Learn how to manage your class, write lesson plans and meet the learning needs of all students.
- Enjoy an extra layer of support – Train and learn with your peers. You’ll complete your degree in a cohort – a group of other teacher candidates.
“The professors within the middle school program are published experts who are well known and highly regarded as the best!”
“With small class sizes, you and your peers collaborate and have the full attention of your professors.”
William Borders, ‘22
Middle school teacher. Phoenix, Arizona.
Access a sample four-year degree plan for your path to graduation.
Thinking big picture? You can also earn two degrees in less time with an accelerated master’s in literacy or accelerated master's in educational technology.
Be ready to make a big impact at a crucial stage.