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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • S&T teacher prep program rated among nation’s best

  • Missouri University of Science and Technology’s teacher certification program is ranked among the best in the nation and in the state of Missouri, according to a national report released Tuesday, June 17.
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  • Missouri University of Science and Technology’s teacher certification program is ranked among the best in the nation and in the state of Missouri, according to a national report released Tuesday, June 17.
    Missouri S&T’s teacher prep program in chemistry was ranked No. 87 nationally among secondary education programs by the report from the National Council on Teacher Quality.
    The NCTQ report ranked Missouri S&T second among Missouri universities for secondary education programs.
    The 2014 National Council on Teacher Quality Teacher Prep Rankings, published by U.S. News & World Report, “outline which bachelor’s and master’s education programs are building the best teachers,” according to U.S. News.
    Missouri S&T’s teacher education program offers teacher certification at the bachelor’s degree level for applied mathematics, biological sciences, chemistry, economics, English, history, physics and psychology.
    Through this program, students may earn a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree in any of those fields while gaining secondary teaching certification (grades nine through 12) in Missouri.
    Beginning this fall, Missouri S&T will also offer teacher certification for math and science teachers from kindergarten through sixth grade.
    The STEM-focused elementary education certification program is endorsed by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and will be fully accredited.
    For more information about Missouri S&T’s teacher education program, visit http://teachereducation.mst.edu/, email tep@mst.edu or call 573-341-4692.

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