Postbaccalaureate (Post Bac) Teacher Certification Resources

The Professional Education Certification office assists individuals who have previously earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and now desire to obtain an initial teaching certificate.

Currently Missouri State offers over 30 different certification programs at either the Postbaccalaureate (nondegree-seeking) or Graduate level. Alternative Certification Programs approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) are available in several areas.

Our Visually Impaired Program (VIP) is offered through a combination of online courses and education courses completed at your local college or university.

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Now accepting applications for postbaccalaureate and master's level Certification programs.