future educators


Information on Southeast's admissions requirements, steps to enrollment and where to get help in the admissions process.


Students can work with advisors to help determine the best routes and answers questions about a major in education and the requirements for admission to the teacher education program.

Alternative Certification

Campus Technology

Southeast Missouri State University strives to provide you with the most up-to-date campus technology. The offices of Information Technology, Vending and ID Services and Telecommunications Services work to ensure student access to Southeast's campus technology.

Certification & Assessment

Admission to Teacher Education Programs (TEP) and certification requirements are provided. In addition, important dates and frequently asked questions are listed.

Field Experiences

Student teaching at Southeast is based upon the Missouri Standards for Teacher Education Preparation (MOSTEP). Student teaching is the capstone of our teacher training program. For elementary certification, students teach approximately fourteen weeks in two different districts, in one upper and one lower grade level. Secondary students are placed in two diverse settings n their major content area.

Graduate School

Southeast offers many options for students wishing to pursue advanced degrees.

International Programs

The College of Education's International Programs include the following initiatives: exchange programs with Belfast, Northern Ireland, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, Leon, Spain and Swansea, Wales; visiting scholars program; student teaching opportunities in 35 countries; and areas of concentration in TESOL and Comparative and International Education.

Kent Library

Southeast's Kent Library is your partner in finding information for completing research papers and class assignments. Library professionals can work with you in person, by phone or e-mail. Online resources bring the library to wherever you are, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


a listing of scholarships for future and continuing students in the College of Education.

Student Organizations

the College of Education sponsors many student organizations to provide opportunities for networking and sharing of ideas.

University Catalog

University catalogs are guidelines for your assistance as you progress through your program of study.


Scully Building 301
College of Education
One University Plaza, MS 5500
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701