Education State Certifications

Missouri Certification

Upon successful completion of all Rockhurst University Master of Education degree requirements and Missouri certification requirements, we will recommend you to the Missouri Department of Education for initial teacher certification.

If you are seeking initial teacher certification, or if you are certified in another state or country and are seeking Missouri certification, please contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Out-of-State Certification

If you completed your initial teacher certification at Rockhurst University and are seeking teacher certification in another state, please contact the certifying agency in that state, or Mary Cary at 816-501-4140 or