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 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
All degree plans reflect current Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) certification rules.
Middle School Combined
Ms. Kathleen C. Wendt
Director of Teacher Certification Advising