Department of Reading, Foundations and Technology

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Shine in the teaching profession

Become the best teacher for your students.

Whether you’re new or a seasoned pro, we can help you set the standard for excellence in teaching.

Undergraduate programs

Always dreamed of being a teacher? Your classroom awaits.

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Teach business at the high school level.

A middle school teacher gives a lesson on Egyptian history during class.

Become a middle school teacher (grades 5-9). Specialize in one of four subjects.

Add to your degree

Graduate programs

Explore the tech, styles and methods you need to inspire young learners.

Most graduate programs are available 100% online.

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Use technology as your foundation for teaching.

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Make a greater impact as a reading professional.

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Don’t have a background in education, but wish to teach? Get certification plus a master's degree.

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Refresh your teaching scope and raise your career potential.

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Become a leader and continue doing what you love: teaching.


Don’t need a full master’s degree? Raise your qualifications and knowledge in less time with a certificate. 

*Certificate offered 100% online.

Professional Education Certification

Get certified to teach

If you’ve already completed your bachelor's degree, take the next step to become a teacher.

Missouri State has several options for teaching certification.

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