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Become a Licensed Teacher in Missouri

Meet the challenges set forth by WGU Missouri—strive to become a skilled and qualified teacher. Our affordable NCATE-accredited degree programs offer the flexibility of an online environment while providing a quality education. Current and aspiring teachers alike will benefit from our degree programs and their newfound ability to achieve greater excellence in the classroom.

WGU’s teaching degree programs are regionally and NCATE accredited. Our distinguished degree programs will effectively prepare you for Missouri teaching certification and licensure.

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NCATE Accredited

WGU's online teaching degrees are approved by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). WGU is the first exclusively online university to receive NCATE accreditation for its degree programs that lead to teacher licensure, a testament to the fact that WGU Missouri graduates have the knowledge and skills to be effective in helping all students learn.

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National Council on Teacher Quality

In its 2014 review of 2,400 teacher education programs nationwide, the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) recognized WGU’s secondary math education program as first in the nation, proving once again that competency-based learning is a great way to prepare teachers for the classroom.

NCTQ Names WGU's Teachers College a 'Best Value'

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