Degree Applicability: Bachelor of Science in Education (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science options are also available)
A major in Early Childhood Special Education prepares candidates to teach students with special needs from birth through grade 3. It is available as a stand-alone program or in combination with Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood/Elementary Education.
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).
See Missouri Baptist University 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog:
All degree plans reflect the new Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification rules which took effect August 1, 2017.
Mrs. Deborah Dumey
Undergraduate Education Advisor