earn your education degree at ru
students in the school of education at rockhurst engage in diverse field experiences early and often throughout their studies as they become more knowledgable and competent educators. after completing their program, rockhurst graduates work and serve as reflective and innovative educators at all levels. with options for both practicing teachers, and future teachers, rockhurst has a variety of specialized degree programs.
whether you want to start a new teaching career or advance in your current position, our master of education degree can get you there.
rockhurst offers undergraduate majors in elementary, secondary, and special education leading to initial teacher certification, as well as a minor in educational studies.
about our education programs
the rockhurst university teacher education programs are approved on the national level through the teacher education accreditation council. we are accredited on the state level by the missouri department of elementary and secondary education and regionally accredited by the higher learning commission.
for the next accreditation cycle, the school of education will be seeking national accreditation through the council for the accreditation of educator preparation (caep)