Department of English

English Education

English Education

Teaching junior high and high school English

Missouri State’s teacher education program prepares you to be a professional educator of the highest quality. Students learn to recognize, accept and enhance the central place of teachers in the public affairs of the nation and world. By specializing in English education, you are prepared to become a reflective teacher, committed to the education of students in language and writing and the ideals of literacy and scholarship. 

Career options

Get all the tools you need to become certified to teach in Missouri public schools and elsewhere. As a teaching degree, English education prepares you to teach grades 9- 12.

English AAT Articulations

Missouri State University is a participant in a statewide agreement to ease the process for students with an Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree to more easily transfer to Missouri State to complete a Bachelor of Science in Education (BSED) degree. The agreement is with specific colleges and for specific AAT degrees.

Find the English AAT Agreement Missouri State University has with your school.