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Transfer Students


So, you started your journey with another institution? That’s okay, we welcome you with open arms! Maryville’s School of Education Welcomes Transfer Students!

What’s special about Maryville’s teacher education program?

  • Fully accepts AAT general education from Missouri community colleges without question.
  • More extensive and intensive school placements than any other university, supervised by Maryville faculty, providing you many opportunities to see and practice what you learn in class.
  • Strong partnerships with area schools allowing close coordination between what you do in schools and what your professors do in classrooms.
  • Professors with much real-world experience who stay involved in partner schools and care deeply about your development as teachers.
  • Excellent placement rates in area teaching jobs along with outstanding pass rates on state certification tests.
  • Nationally Accredited program allowing greater transferability to other states.

Maryville University has a national reputation for high quality teacher education programs that take full advantage of partnerships with local schools.

Program Offerings

  • Elementary:  Grades 1 – 6 with Bachelor of Arts in Education
  • Early Childhood/Elementary:  Birth – Grade 6 dual certification as B.A. or 5 year combined B.A../M.A
  • Middle School:  Grades 5-9 in Science, Social Studies, English/Language Arts or Math
  • Secondary:  Grades 9-12 in Biology/General Science, Chemistry/General Science, English, Social Studies or Math.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the content area followed by one year graduate program culminating with a Master of Arts in Education with certification.

Admission Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 (3.0 graduate candidates) with a 3.0GPA in education courses (“D” grades not accepted)
  • Received passing scores on the required Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA). Our MoGEA cut scores are 220 across the board.
  • C or higher in the required math courses

International students should consult the International Admissions site for more information.

For additional information please contact:

Terrence Andrews – Assistant Director
Office of Admissions
314-529-9253
tandrews@maryville.edu