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Teacher certification program

Admission to the program . . . what's required?

Official admission to the teacher certification program (TCP) is required by the Education department for all students seeking a certification recommendation to the Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE). Students should seek admission to the TCP after completing core courses.

The TCP packet of information will be reviewed in EDUC 100 (or EDUC 505) course. Once all items on the TCP Checklist have been completed, students must contact the Education office at their campus.

For the main campus (Columbia, MO), contact Tammy Mann,, 800-231-2391 x7632

For the Rolla campus, contact Rene Moncrief,, 800-303-0038

For the Lake of the Ozarks campus, contact Brian Hill,, 573-348-6463

For the St. Louis campus, contact Robert Steffes,, 314-429-5500

The TCP Checklist shows all of the items required for official admission to the program. They include: