The School of Education at Missouri Baptist University seeks to develop reflective, problem-solving, professional educators of excellence from a Christian perspective; to enhance the lives of students in the classroom intellectually, spiritually, physically, and socially; and to significantly influence students through the demonstrated integration of Christian faith and learning in the classroom, so that they may become positive change agents in a globally and culturally diverse society.
This means more than simply valuing human diversity; it includes an imperative to promote equity and social justice and to intentionally prepare candidates to develop the knowledge bases, interpersonal skills and dispositions for serving diverse populations. Preparing candidates to become agents of social change is consistent with the Christian perspective and is reflected not only in the classroom, but also in field experiences in diverse settings. Based on its mission, the unit has undertaken the task of ensuring each candidate has experiences in schools with students from varied socioeconomic backgrounds, varied racial and ethnic groups, English language learners, and exceptional learners.
Play therapy builds on the natural way that children learn about themselves and their relationships in the world around them. Through play therapy, children learn to communicate with others, express feelings, modify behavior, develop problem-solving skills, and learn a variety of ways of relating to others. Learn More
The Educational Leadership programs at Missouri Baptist University seek to prepare students for the growing need for visionary leaders in an ever-changing market for principals, directors, supervisors, curriculum and professional development specialists, superintendents and other key educators. The need for outstanding administrative leaders in K-12 schools continues to grow at an increasing rate and MBU prepares students to meet this need in ways that consider the busy schedule of the working professional. The university offers an advanced degree that provides students the opportunity to build on their teaching and leadership experience, preparing them for leadership positions in the field of education. Learn More
The Master of Science in Education (MSE) degree in Curriculum and Instruction offers students the opportunity to enhance not only their comprehension and understanding of curriculum and instruction, but also, to develop the professional technological skills required for success in today’s educational environment. Learn More
The Educational Leadership programs at Missouri Baptist University seek to prepare students for the growing need for visionary leaders in an ever-changing market for superintendents, curriculum and professional development specialists, principals, directors, supervisors and other key educators. The need for outstanding administrative leaders in K-12 schools continues to grow at an increasing rate and MBU prepares students to meet this need in ways that consider the busy schedule of the working professional. Learn More
A graduate degree in higher education leadership from Missouri Baptist University will prepare you with the foundational scholarship, education, and experience you will need to enhance your career in this dynamic and growing field. Learn More
There’s no more convenient time than right now to earn your online Educational Specialist degree from Missouri Baptist University! Learn More