Since 1867, the College of Education has led innovations to improve the quality of life in Missouri and beyond. We strive to become the premier College of Education in the nation.
- We collaborate with others to overcome challenges in education.
- We design our academic programs and student services so that we are “student ready” to facilitate success.
- We generate research and outreach solutions that enhance the lives of children, families, and communities.
- We provide professional development, consulting, tools, and coaching to strengthen organizations and schools.
- We focus on creating an inclusive and caring environment where all feel welcome.
- Highest performing undergraduate public teacher education program in Missouri (based on last available Praxis II undergraduate exit scores)
- Counseling Psychology ranked #3 among U.S. graduate programs by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
- Educational Administration and Supervision ranked #15 among U.S. graduate programs by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
- Library Sciences ranked #22 among U.S. graduate programs by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
- Mizzou Ed ranked #43 among all colleges of education in U.S. by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
- Mizzou Ed ranked in top 25% in the nation among best online programs in U.S. by 2018 U.S. News & World Report
- Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (MO SW-PBS), supported in large part by the University of Missouri Center for SW-PBS, is the largest statewide program focused on schoolwide positive behavior support with more than 800 participating schools in 220 districts across Missouri.
- The MU Partnership for Educational Renewal (MPER), supported in large part by the Hook Center at the College of Education, is one of the largest and most successful school partnerships of its kind in the nation.
- Mizzou Ed has more graduate students than any other college or school at Mizzou and was the first college at Mizzou to offer a degree completely online. The college offers more online options than any other college or school at Mizzou.
At a Glance (2016-17)
Undergraduate students: 950
Graduate students: 1,373
- Doctor of philosophy (PhD)
- Doctor of education (EdD)
- Education specialist (EdSp)
- Master of education (M Ed)
- Master of arts (MA)
- Bachelor of science in education (BS Ed)
Teacher preparation: 16 teacher preparation areas leading to state certification at elementary and secondary levels
- Department of Learning, Teaching & Curriculum
- Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
- Department of Educational, School & Counseling Psychology
- Department of Special Education
- School of Information Science & Learning Technologies
Faculty: 130 full-time faculty members
Research funding: $31 million in externally funded grants and contracts
Alumni: +39,000 alumni
Student scholarships: $530,000 awarded to more than 270 undergraduate and graduate students
Founded in: 1867 as one of the first public universities in the nation to establish a college specifically for the development of teachers