Education at UMSL

Education Programs

  •  BSED Early Childhood Education
  •  BES Educational Studies
  •  BSED Elementary Education
  •  BSED Physical Education
  •  BSED Secondary Education
  •  BM Education
  •  MED Adult and Higher Education
  •  MED Counseling
  •  MED Educational Administration
  •  MED Educational Psychology
  •  MED Elementary Education
  •  MME Music Education
  •  MED Secondary Education
  •  MED Special Education
  •  Educational Specialist in School Psychology
  •  Educational Specialist in Educational Administration
  •  Doctor of Education
  •  Doctor of Philosophy of Education

The Education Degree Program offering six undergraduate degrees, 32 undergraduate teaching certificates, six masters degrees, two educational specialist degrees, and two doctoral degrees. The University of Missouri–St. Louis' College of Education prepares students for jobs not only in schools, but additionally in museums, zoos, nonprofit youth serving organizations, businesses, government agencies, national education organizations and art foundations.

Our students learn from one of the finest faculties in the country, which includes 70 full-time faculty, 14 endowed professors and three Curator’s Teaching Professors, as well as over 120 part-time faculty members with years of direct classroom experience. Our Counseling and Family Therapy Program is ranked fifth in the nation. 

UMSL strategically partners with agencies, schools, businesses and institutions to help students take advantage of local education opportunities. By reaching out and partnering with a vast array of educational, business and community resources, the College of Education provides opportunities for faculty and students to develop professional connections for improving their careers as well as their communities.

What UMSL has to offer

Regularly available for student guidance and support, the College of Education's Office of Advising and Student Services (OASIS) offers students an unmatched resource for the planning, development and execution of their degree or degrees in education.

At the undergraduate level, the College of Education offers a BES, a BFA and a BSEd with emphasis areas in every major academic content field. The College of Education also offers post-graduate licensure in the areas of art education, early childhood education, elementary education, middle school education, music education, secondary education and special education. At the graduate level, UMSL offers the MEd, MME, an EdS in Educational Administration and a PhD in Philosophy of Education. Professional learning educational studies courses and programs, such as Teach for America and off-campus credit courses are also available.

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UMSL At A Glance

The University of Missouri–St. Louis is the largest public research university located in Missouri's most populous and economically important region. Founded in 1963, we enroll nearly 17,000 students, and we are home to more than 1,400 faculty members.

47 UMSL offers 47 undergraduate degrees from our five colleges.
6We have six 
pre-professional degree tracks.
400+We partner with more than 400 companies and organizations for our internship programs, and nearly 40 different employers conduct on-campus interviews to help you jump-start your career.
St. Louis: Something For Everyone
UMSL is a vital part of St. Louis, and the city and surrounding areas make up the most culturally vibrant region in Missouri. That means we offer you more than a top-ranked learning environment.
There's a night out with friends on Washington Avenue. An exhibit opening at the Saint Louis Zoo. A home run celebration at Busch Stadium. St. Louis is a place where you can be you.