Middle School Education
Master of Education in School Teaching
The M.Ed. in School Teaching with emphasis in Middle School with Certificiation is a master's degree program designed for candidates who have earned an undergraduate degree in Business, English, Mathematics or Science.
Undergraduate degrees in Social Science are acceptable only if earned in the United States. If such a degree was earned outside the United states, additional courses in American History and Missouri History will be required to complete the program and meet Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education assessment requirements.
Mission / Objectives
Students completing the M.Ed. in School Teaching with emphasis in Middle School with Certification Will:
- Demonstrate knowledge, skills and dispositions in accordance with the Missouri Standards for Professional Educators (MoSPE), and master's degree program competencies inherent in coursework and program assessment.
- Demonstrate above average teaching skills.
- Demonstrate competent use of educational technology for pedagogical, academic and professional purpose.
- Show evidence of success in their work as professional teachers in each area of assessment.
Candidates must meet criteria on an Assessment plan that incorporates benchmarks at certain points in the program. Students should confer with their advisor concerning these criterion and receive a cop of the assessment plan. A faculty committee evaluates each candidate's electronic portfolio to assess knowledge, skills and dispositions in accordance with the propositions of the Missouri Standards for Professional Educators (MoSPE). Candidates also complete an exit and follow-up survey's to assess professional teaching performance and to inform of program changes.