Career Education

Career Education Certification is offered through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).  In order to obtain certification in Career Education, your first step would be to contact DESE.  For more information on Career Education, please explore the links below:

Career Education - DESE website

Requirements for the Certificate

Missouri State University does offer coursework that meets the "Professional Requirements" for Career Education.  To view the coursework offered at Missouri State, please download our List of Courses Offered for Career Education.  it is important that you contact DESE prior to enrolling in any of the Career Education courses on this list.  Since Missouri State does not offer this certification through an approved program, personnel at DESE must first assist you in identifying the requirements you need to complete. 

Questions regarding Career Education:
Please contact Debbie Butcher at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
Phone:  573-751-7863
email:  debbie.butcher@dese.mo.gov