Educational studies

Bachelor of educational studies University of Missouri
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Overview

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As business and industry demands a more highly skilled workforce, we need educational leaders with experience in solving problems in areas related to community leadership, higher education, creating innovative learning technologies and more. With this degree’s interdisciplinary approach, you can gain skills necessary to influence change in a variety of settings and

  • Study education, leadership, organizational change and policy;
  • Learn to design educational games and other innovative technology-based learning;
  • Build a foundational knowledge in educational theory, research and practice;
  • Personalize a program of study based on your career aspirations and interests.

No matter where you are in your career, a bachelor’s degree in educational studies (BES) from Mizzou will help you stand out. Prepare to enter the workforce, change your career or advance your current position.

The online BES is also offered with the following emphasis areas:

Quick facts

Official name

Bachelor of educational studies

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Bachelor's degree

Academic home

College of Education & Human Development | Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council

Freshman credit hours

120

Freshman estimated cost

$44,193.60

Transfer credit hours

59

Transfer estimated cost

$21,949.95

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Graduate students in a classroom.

Career prospects

  • Educational or community entrepreneurship
  • Student development
  • Higher educational leadership
  • Library support
  • Human resources development
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
7.95%
employment growth
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
$66,000
median salary

Program structure

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.

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

Course work includes

  • Individual and team leadership
  • Project management
  • Career guidance
  • Human learning
  • Learning spaces
  • Information literacy
  • Research and data skills

Delivery

100% online

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The College of Education and Human Development is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis