Becoming an Educator

Interested in becoming an Missouri educator?  Click on the links below for additional information.

  • 2-year Institutions offering education coursework: These are high-quality, cost-effective places to start your teacher preparation.
  • Approved Educator Preparation Programs leading to certification : These programs are authorized to offer coursework and to recommend candidates for certification. You can start at one of these, or start at a 2-year institution and then transfer. If you are interested in a particular institution, click on the institution's link to find out which programs that institution offers. You can also search by subject area using the drop-down menu in the top right corner of the page.