EducationPark offers a wide range of degree options in the School for Education for aspiring teachers, administrators and educational advocates. Our education degree plan leads to certification in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School or Secondary Education, or K-12 Education. Or, those not interested in certification should consider the innovative Education Studies degree with specialization available in the Young Child, Youth, Early Childhood and Leadership, and Early Childhood Teaching Young Children.
Graduates of the School for Education are prepared for job opportunities in all school environments through diverse placements in rural, suburban, urban and international settings.
Whatever path you choose, Park University will help you become the kind of educational professional who can address the needs, challenges and possibilities of the 21st Century.
Teaching Certification ProgramsThe Park University Education Program is approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Upon completion of the undergraduate program, passing the appropriate PRAXIS test, recommendation by Park University and application by the student, a Missouri Teaching Certificate is issued by the state of Missouri. If students wish to be certified in any state other than Missouri, students are responsible for their course of study to reflect that state's requirements. Teaching Certification requires passing an FBI background check, which includes fingerprinting.
- B.S.E. Early Childhood Education
- B.S.E. Elementary Education
- B.S.E. Middle School Education
- B.S.E. Secondary Education
- B.S.E. Secondary Education (K-12 Certifications)
- B.S.E. Education Studies
These programs are available face-to-face in the following state(s):
- Missouri (Parkville Campus)
- Minimum of 120 hours to graduate.
- Degree-specific credit hour requirements vary.
- 2.75 GPA