of Truman education majors do an internship
Frequently Asked Questions About the Master of Arts in Education (MAE) Program
Question: Can I get a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Truman State University?
A. Currently the Education Program at Truman State University only offers a Master of Arts in Education.
Question: Can I do the internship experience (traditionally called student teaching) out of the state of Missouri?
A. Internship experiences are available through approved Missouri School Districts, as well as a few approved districts in Kansas, Illinois and Iowa, as well as through the Department of Defense Dependent Schools (DoDDS).
Question: Can I obtain certification in other states besides Missouri with an MAE from Truman State University?
A. Once candidates complete the MAE and receive their certification from the state of Missouri, they can work with the certification officer to begin the process of certification in another state.
Question: What areas of certification does the Master of Arts in Education at Truman State University offer?
A. Currently the MAE offers initial certification in the following areas:
- Biology 9-12
- Unified Biology 9-12
- Chemistry 9-12
- Unified Chemistry 9-12
- Elementary Education 1-6
- English 9-12
- Exercise Science K-12
- Exercise Science/Health K-12
- French K-12
- Mathematics 9-12
- Music K-12 (instrumental or vocal)
- Spanish K-12
- Physics 9-12
- Unified Physics 9-12
- Social Studies 9-12
- Special Education K-12
Question: How long does it take complete the Master of Arts in Education Program at Truman State University?
A. Typically candidates can complete the MAE in one summer plus another academic term depending on the number of courses taken in a semester. Our program is designed as a one-year (including summer) initial certification program.
Have more questions? Contact us.
"My favorite aspect of Truman is the sense of community. I love knowing so many people around campus and having so many great opportunities that I might not have at a larger university."
– Neva S., Creative Writing Major, Theatre Minor