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!

College of Education awarded $4 million grant to support postdoctoral fellowship program

Associate Professor Natalie Bolton (right) and co-principal investigators Associate Teaching Professor Phyllis Balcerzak (left) and Director of Project and Program Operations, Professional Learning and Innovation, Chanua Ross received a six-year, $4 million grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation to establish the St. Louis Translational Fellowships in Education.

Transforming the Inclusive Higher Education Experience

Join us for networking followed by a talk showcasing the latest thinking and programming in inclusive post secondary higher education, right here in UMSL COE.  

Alternative Certification Virtual Presentation

Now is the time to share your real-world experience with the students who can benefit the most from your leadership and perspective. If you’re ready to make a positive impact on the lives of students, their families and your community, the UMSL COE Alternative Certification programs may be right for you.  We can fast-track your path to a career in education with teacher certification.  Join us at this virtual event to learn more!

UMSL COE Graduate Virtual Fair Week

Join us the week of March 6 to learn more about our innovative graduate program offerings. We offer a wide variety of MEd, MS, EdS, doctoral, and graduate certificate programs.  Registration information will be available soon!  

Become a Teacher, Change a Life!

In partnership with the UMSL Office of Precollegiate Student Services, the UMSL COE Future Teacher Leadership Academy 2023 is specifically designed to bring high school students a vision for a career in education.

Personal Finance Certificate for Educators

Educators who successfully complete this program will receive
a Graduate Certificate in Personal Finance from the University of
Missouri-St. Louis.

More Info Here>>
Now Accepting EdD Applications for Fall 2023

Transform your career in education! UMSL COE is now accepting applications for students interested in beginning the EdD program in Fall 2023. Our unique Learning Community format involves students being admitted simultaneously to the degree program and to a cohort that is formed around a central theme. Fall 2023 cohorts include the following:

Educational Leadership for Character and Citizenship
STEAM Education
College Access, Career Readiness and Student Services in Higher Education (note: the cohort begins in Fall 2024, but there is an option to begin early in Fall 2023)


Elementary education major Zachary Bentley graduating into job at school he once attended as a child

Zachary Bentley graduated cum laude with a degree in elementary education and has accepted a position at Premier Charter School, the same school he attended as a child.




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.

For More Information

David A. Stofer, Ed.S.

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