12 months
17579 USD/year
17579 USD/year
10151 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With a Master of Arts in Education from Truman State University, you enrich your content knowledge and build confidence in your teaching skills. And our dedicated faculty and staff are here to help you every step of the way.


Program Highlights

Supportive Mentors: The Education Department at Truman State University is filled with experienced educators who want to help you succeed. They guide and mentor you throughout the program and beyond.

Hands-On Practice: You gain valuable hands-on learning experience at multiple levels within the classroom. Plus, you have numerous opportunities for research, internships, study abroad, and service learning.

Complete the Program in One Year: You can complete the MAE program in one summer plus another academic year depending on the number of courses you take in a semester. You receive your certification from the state of Missouri — and you can also work with our certification specialist to begin the certification process in another state.

Outcomes: Getting your certification at the graduate level means you enter the workforce with a competitive edge. We have a high employment rate with graduates teaching all over the world in public, private, and charter schools. Recent graduates are employed in:

  • Missouri
  • Iowa
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Florida
  • Texas
  • Ohio
  • Indiana

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measurement and Evaluation 
  • Content Area Academic Literacy 
  • Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • Management of Instruction: Secondary English Methods 
  • Teaching Internship
  • Applied Educational Psychology 
  • Research Study in Education
  • Theory and Practice of Teaching Writing 
  • Theory and Practice of Teaching Literature 
  • Topics in Analysis
  • Advanced Linear Algebra 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Secondary and K-12 Core requirements for admission are:

  • a strong liberal arts and sciences baccalaureate degree with at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA (3.0 GPA preferred);

  • three letters of recommendation submitted;
  • application forms submitted online 
  • personal statement submitted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17579 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17579 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17579 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17579 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10151 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10151 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Kirksville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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