Middle Childhood Education

At the middle school level (grades 5-9), certification is offered in the following areas of concentration: Business Education, Language Arts, Mathematics, General Science, Social Science, and Speech/Theatre. These are available as stand-alone programs or in combination with secondary or other middle school content areas.

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 degrees: Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Arts


See Missouri Baptist University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

All degree plans reflect the new Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification rules which took effect August 1, 2017.

Ms. Kathleen C. Wendt
Director of Teacher Certification Advising
Office: FLD-312
Phone: 314-392-2324
Email: kathleen.wendt@mobap.edu

Mrs. Deborah Dumey
Undergraduate Education Advisor
Office: FLD-349
Phone: 314-744-7656
Email: deborah.dumey@mobap.edu