Subject-specific areas for K-12 certification include the following: Health Education, Music Education (Vocal/Choral or Instrumental), and Physical Education. (See the degree requirements section of the catalog for information on the BME degree and the Fine Arts Division for the major in Music Education.) Certification in Library Media Specialist and Special Reading are also available, but only at the graduate-level.
K-12 Education Major
Students must meet all requirements for certification before this degree will be conferred, including passing the following: 1) all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA); 2) the Professional Development Folio (semester prior to student teaching); 3) the Missouri Content Assessment(s) (MoCA) for each area of certification sought; and 4) a passing composite score on their summative evaluation in the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES).