COE: Master of Education (MEd)
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The Masters of Education Degree programs are designed for graduates to attain the following learning outcomes:

  • Understand the major theories in the discipline of study.
  • Attain a solid foundation in the overall field of education in general, including areas of social justice, educational leadership and advocacy, educational psychology and research.
  • Attain a depth of knowledge in the primary discipline.
  • Think critically.
  • Develop skills as a reflective practitioner to be able to create and sustain change.
  • Conduct teacher research.

Contact Advisors:

Marty Woytus & Susan Johnson

116 South Campus Classroom Building (SCCB)
(314) 516-5930


Slide 1 December graduate Yuima Mizutani explores what ‘home’ means to third culture kids
Yuima Mizutani has gone on to work in the counseling center at another local university. In her position, she’s advocated for the mental health needs of international students, third culture kids, immigrants and refugees.sertation focused on how third culture kids from Asian countries with Confucian traditions develop a sense of belonging in college. (Photo by August Jennewein)
Slide 2 Mary Edwin wins NCDA Article of the Year
The National Career Development Association recognized Mary Edwin’s article on STEM career aspirations among high school students in Career Development Quarterly. The article is a continuation of her two primary research interests – career development in schools and STEM career development. (Photo by August Jennewein)
Slide 3 MEd grad Eric Conners shines on the stage and in the classroom
Eric Conners began his career in fine arts as a professional actor with the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, the St. Louis Black Rep and The New Theater before attending to UMSL to get his MEd. He still performs but now spends most of his time inspiring the drama students at Hixson Middle School. (Photo by August Jennewein)