Southeast Missouri State University

Accreditation:

Southeast’s education program is fully accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This national accreditation and Southeast’s strong program requirements and reputation offer our graduates enhanced opportunities when searching for and obtaining employment nationwide.

Overview:

A graduate of Southeast's middle school education program will be qualified to teach grades five through nine. An area of concentration is required: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science , Social Studies

Southeast’s education program differs from that of many other universities by providing you with extensive field experience, beginning with first-hand classroom training and observation during your freshman year and continuing through student teaching during your senior year.

As a student in Southeast’s education program, you will receive a full semester of on-the-job student teaching experience, as opposed to the traditional eight or nine weeks of training, thus better preparing you for a career in education. You will also have the opportunity to personally experience another culture’s educational system through international student teaching programs.

Southeast’s education program’s unique block format, in addition to providing increased professional experience, allows you to meet other students with your major early on, thus enabling you to form common bonds and establish professional relationships with others in your field.

 

The criteria for admission to the Teacher Education program are:

Students graduating prior to Spring 2017:
  • 2.50 cumulative GPA
  • Passage of all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) test or the College Basic Academic Subjects Examination (CBASE)*
    • *All CBASE test scores will expire December 31, 2016*
  • 42 hours of course credits, EN140 completed with a grade of “C” or above
  • Missouri Educator Profile (MEP) results on file
  • Block I successfully passed with "credit" or "C" or above
    • ED250 Introduction to Education or ME222 Principles of Teaching (Music)
    • ED251 Instuctional Technology in the Classroom
    • CF/PY120 The Child (Elementary, Early, and Exceptional) or PY222 Development of the Adolescent (Middle and Secondary)

All applications for admission to the Teacher Education Program should be submitted to the Teacher Education Advising Center (SC308) by October 15 (for Spring admission) and March 15 (for Fall admission).

Students graduating Spring 2017 or later:
  • 2.75 cumulative GPA
  • Passage of all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA) test
  • 42 hours of course credits, EN140 completed with a grade of “C” or above
  • Missouri Educator Profile (MEP) results on file
  • Block I successfully passed with "credit" or "C" or above
    • ED250 Introduction to Education or ME222 Principles of Teaching (Music)
    • ED251 Instuctional Technology in the Classroom
    • CF/PY120 The Child (Elementary, Early, and Exceptional) or PY222 Development of the Adolescent (Middle and Secondary)

All applications for admission to the Teacher Education Program should be submitted to the Teacher Education Advising Center (SC308) by October 15 (for Spring admission) and March 15 (for Fall admission).

 

 

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