Frequently Asked Questions
It's too late for me to major in education, what other certification options do I have?
What courses do I need to take in order to get certified?
I haven't taken any education courses. How will I get certified?
The college I attend doesn't offer a degree in education; can I still become a teacher?
Are there any programs that offer a Master's in Education along with certification?
Do colleges and universities offering certification help with tuition?
How long will it take me to get certified?
When can I become a substitute teacher?
How much are teachers in Missouri paid?
What is the job market like for science/math teachers in Missouri?
What is a highly qualified teacher?
How easy is it for me to transfer my certification in Missouri to other states?
What are some other career opportunities I would have if I were to major in education?
What are some other career opportunities I would have if I were to major in mathematics or science?
How many hours per week does a teacher work?
What high school and college activities should I be involved in to help me decide whether teaching math or science is the career for me?
What kind of personality or skills should I possess to be a good teacher?