Early Childhood Education

This major is available as both a stand-alone (Birth through Grade 3) and as a combined major with Elementary Education (Birth through Grade 6),  Early Childhood Special Education (Birth through Grade 3 or Grade 6), and/or Special Education Cross-categorical Disabilities Mild/Moderate.

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).

Applicable Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science options are also available)

Jill Crain
Undergraduate Education Advisor for 
Elementary, Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education and Child Development programs
Office: FLD-349
Phone: 314-744-7656
Email: jill.crain@mobap.edu