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Professional Standards

The degree and certification programs in the College of Education are standards-based. Curriculum and assessments are aligned with national, regional, and state accreditation standards, as well as with discipline-specific standards.

Missouri Standards for Professional Educators

Subject-Specific Competencies Compiled by Missouri DESE

(from in 5/2014)


Standards of Specialized Professional Associations in Educator Preparation

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Standards for Initial Licensure/Post-Baccalaureate Programs (NCATE)

Master of Science in Education, Curriculum and Instruction (NBPTS)

Standards for Child and Family Development Program:
National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)

Standards for College Student Personnel Administration Program:
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS)