Build tomorrow’s skilled workforce

Quick facts

  • Program type: Bachelor’s degree
  • Academic home: College of Education
  • Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
  • Delivery mode: 100 percent online
  • Total credit: 120
  • Typical transfer student needs: 59 credit hours
  • Typical program cost: $21,450.27*

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. A bachelor’s degree requires 120 credit hours, but the typical transfer student admitted to this program needs only 59 credit hours to complete this bachelor’s degree. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, residency, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Get the degree you deserve

A bachelor’s degree in educational studies from MU will help you give your students problem-solving experiences, real-world training scenarios and critical thinking practice. If you want to work with adult learners at community colleges, in workforce development programs, in human resource training departments and in continuing professional education activities, this may be the degree for you.

Career prospects

Salary increase

Source: Median earnings and unemployment rates of full-time wage and salary workers with bachelor’s degrees compared to those with some college but no degree. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Current Population Survey (2015)

Choose the focus area best suited to your career

  • Business management
  • Computer applications
  • Construction and industry project management
  • Culinary arts and restaurant management
  • Digital media production
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health sciences occupations

Program structure and topics

This program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. You may meet your course work requirement with both semester-based and self-paced courses.

Core course work covers

  • Career guidance
  • Human learning
  • Special education
  • Vocational education for special-needs learners
  • Occupational analysis

Note This degree does not lead to state certification to teach in the public school system.

Reduced tuition

Want a 10 percent reduction on your tuition? Mizzou Online offers tuition awards for community college graduates, veterans, military service members and their dependents.

Learn more.

Ask us about this program

This program is administered by the College of Education.