Secondary Education

Preparing our state's high school teachers

Missouri State University will help you become a teacher capable of instructing and inspiring high school students. Being a secondary education teacher is a personally rewarding career and has a bright future. Job growth for teachers of secondary courses is projected to increase. All of Missouri State University's secondary education programs are accredited by the State of Missouri.

Missouri State University supports future educators during the college experience. Secondary education programs are offered through the college of the discipline being studied. Students are advised through their content area department which encourages maximum engagement. The Director of Secondary Education and College of Education staff offer administrative support to students in their pursuit of educator certification.

Contact us

Dr. Andrew Homburg
Interim Director of Secondary Education
Ellis Hall 304

Mailing address

Missouri State University
Secondary Education - Carrington 209
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

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Secondary education degree options

If you have not completed a bachelor's degree and you are interested in being a high school or K-12 teacher, this is the place to begin.
If you have completed a bachelor's degree and also have a teaching certification, we offer a wide range of MSEd programs to further your content and pedagogy expertise.
This program offers a flexible schedule, and most courses are offered both during the day and in the evening.
The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) is an accelerated program which allows student to obtain their teaching certificate AND a Master's Degree in the same program.