We hope you will enjoy learning more about the UMSL College of Education!
We hope you will enjoy learning more about the UMSL College of Education!

UMSL COE Educational Leadership Open House

Join our Educational Leadership team to learn more about advancing your career as an educational leader. Our faculty and staff will be on hand to share with you the variety of degrees and programs available to help you develop the skills necessary to be a leader in our K-12 schools today.

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Benard Diggs earns PhD in education after decades-long career at UMSL

Benard Diggs, who was a fixture at UMSL for more than four decades as a staff member, completed his PhD in education in December 2023, having previously earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the university.

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UMSL students travel to Las Vegas to work Super Bowl LVIII

Seventeen students and five recent graduates worked in Super Bowl Experience and Stadium Fan Services at Allegiant Stadium.

Education student Teamir Melaku closing in on dream of becoming teacher

Teamir Melaku left Ethiopia at the age of 20 to come to the United States. After moving across the country twice, she enrolled at UMSL to pursue a career in education. In May, she will graduate from the College of Education with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an emphasis in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL).


Sport management program and JustUs System Inc. begin partnership to create recruiting pipeline, benefit community

UMSL will support the nonprofit by providing event spaces, leading networking and resume workshops, hosting experiential learning trips and more.

Counseling PhD student Jason Thompson featured speaker at inaugural School Counseling Summit by CharacterStrong

UMSL doctoral student Jason Thompson has been a counselor at Wydown Middle School since 2014. His talk at the School Counseling Summit by CharacterStrong focused on the ways in which he assists teachers, students and families and promotes school counseling at local, district and regional levels.


Gov. Parson appoints UMSL COE EdD alum Andrea Jackson-Jennings to Bi-State Development Board of Commissioners

Andrea Jackson-Jennings will serve as a representative for St. Louis County on the Bi-State Development Board of Commissioners.

UMSL COE Alternative Certification Info Night

Join us Tuesday, March 5th from 6-7PM to learn more about the certification opportunities available for you right now. Through our innovative pathways and high quality coursework, we can make your dream of becoming a teacher come true!  

Now Accepting Applications for the EdD Program 

Ready to boost your career and advance your scholarship in educational practice? Consider applying to the UMSL Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Practice program! 
This three-to-three-and-a-half-year program is designed as a cohort model that is formed around a central theme. Join us for Fall 2024!  
More information: https://www.umsl.edu/degrees/doctorate/edd-educational-practice.html

Become an Educator; Change a Life! 
The UMSL College of Education transforms lives. If you share in this mission to educate the next generation and want to turn your passion into action, come explore the many ways you can begin or advance your career in education. No matter what stage of life, we have a career pathway for you! Check out these videos to learn more about what we offer: 



In-Person and Virtual Campus Tours

Admissions team members in the Welcome Center have been conducting in-person tours. Come check out our campus and stop by the College of Education!  Virtual tours are also available.

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David A. Stofer, Ed.S.

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