The College of Education at UMSL aims to provide authentic, in-depth learning experiences to prepare current and future education professionals for transformative roles in their communities and careers. Our programs are designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge, experience and perspectives they need to become innovators and leaders in their chosen fields. The department offers a wide range of programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels, as well as certificate programs and an alternative accelerated teacher certification program. Whether you are interested in early childhood education, special education, educational administration, counseling, or any number of other fields, the UMSL College of Education has a program that can help you achieve your goals. Your impactful career in education starts here. Find the program that is right for you and apply today!
Our undergraduate programs provide students with the essential knowledge, skills and experience needed for a rewarding career in teaching and related fields.
Our graduate programs offer immersive and advanced education, providing educators with skills to enhance teaching, research, and leadership abilities.
The department offers four Alternative Teacher Certification programs that empower degree holders to become successful teachers faster than traditional programs.