Careers and Outcomes

Engage, inspire, teach

Make a difference by teaching children. Become a change agent in education.

With a degree in elementary education, you’re qualified to teach in diverse school settings for grades 1-6.

Spark a love of learning in your students.

Where do elementary education majors work?

  • Public or private schools
  • Other teaching venues, such as
    • Alternative schools
    • Boys & Girls Clubs of America
    • Camps
    • Education centers (museums, zoos)
    • Non-profit organizations
    • Outdoor or nature centers
    • Religious centers
    • Youth centers

Job placement rates are high. You can find immediate work when you graduate.

Salaries can vary depending on where you live.

Missouri State has prepared high quality teachers for over 100 years.


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Increase your marketability with certification

Give yourself and extra asset with a teaching certification.

You can meet the diverse learning needs of your students and have an edge on job openings.