Other Teacher Certification Programs

Missouri State University offers certification through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) in many areas outside of teacher certification, and offers certification in many areas that the State of Missouri only allows as an "additional" teaching certificate. The following programs are offered at Missouri State University:

Additional Certification Programs


  • Driver's Education (9-12)
  • Health Education (9-12)*
  • Special Reading (K-12)*
  • TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (K-12)*

Middle School Education

  • Agriculture*
  • Business*
  • Speech/Theatre*

*For information on these certification programs, please contact the Teacher Certification Office.

Student Services Certification

  • Education Administration (Principal and Superintendent Certification)*

*Please contact the Education Administration Department