Missouri University of Science and Technology’s teacher certification program is ranked among the best in the nation and in the state of Missouri, according to a national report released Tuesday, June 17.
Missouri S&T’s teacher prep program in chemistry was ranked No. 87 nationally among secondary education programs by the report from the National Council on Teacher Quality. The NCTQ report ranked Missouri S&T second among Missouri universities for secondary education programs.
The 2014 NCTQ Teacher Prep Rankings, published by U.S. News & World Report, “outline which bachelor’s and master’s education programs are building the best teachers,” U.S. News says.
Missouri S&T’s teacher education program offers teacher certification at the bachelor’s degree level for applied mathematics, biological sciences, chemistry, economics, English, history, physics and psychology. Through this program, students may earn a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree in any of those fields while gaining secondary teaching certification (grades 9-12) in Missouri.
Beginning this fall, Missouri S&T will also offer teacher certification for math and science teachers from kindergarten through 6th grade. The STEM-focused elementary education certification program is endorsed by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and will be fully accredited.
For more information about Missouri S&T’s teacher education program, visit teachereducation.mst.edu, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 573-341-4692.