Leadership, Middle and Secondary Education

Welcome to the Department of Leadership, Middle and Secondary Education. We offer undergraduate initial teaching certification for middle, junior, and senior high school teachers, as well as some K-12 programs. We also offer master, specialist, and doctoral degrees in higher education and educational leadership. Our mission is to prepare, support, and sustain effective educational leaders and middle and secondary educators. To provide student centered - future thinking - educational programs that instill a passion for life-long learning and a thirst for knowledge that transforms students into leaders of diverse classrooms, school systems, and communities.

Leadership, Middle and Secondary Education News

    2019: A Southeast Year in Review

    2019 was a remarkable year of achievement at Southeast. From reaffirmation of our Higher Learning Commission accreditation and innovation in academic programs to new partnerships and facilities, and athletic accomplishments, Southeast continues to look to the future while maintaining our ever present commitment to student success. As 2019 comes to a close, we look back at some of [...]

    Southeast’s EDhawk Scholars Program Pairs Education Students, Local School Districts

    Southeast Missouri State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Studies has launched a new program this fall that pairs student teacher candidates with local school districts in Cape Girardeau, Jackson and Sikeston for a full year to polish their teaching skills while building future employment connections. The EDhawk Scholars Program helps forge a beneficial [...]

    Southeast Welcomes Back Pet Friendly Community

    Students can ditch the sad goodbyes to their pets as Southeast Missouri State University welcomes family pets and their student owners back to campus for the second year. A mix of dogs, cats and small caged animals will be joining campus life again this fall semester along with their incoming student owners. “We are very [...]


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Department of Leadership, Middle and Secondary Education
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701