• A leader in preparing exemplary teachers for urban school settings
  • Creating caring and safe environments
  • Working collaboratively and striving for academic excellence
  • Facilitating an understanding of diverse cultural perspectives
  • Cultivating reflective decision-makers committed to social justice
  • Developing highly skilled and committed educators for tomorrow’s classrooms
  • Diverse supportive faculty who are active in the field
  • Ensuring student success
  • Developing psychologists and school counselors

About the School of Education

Thank you for your interest in the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s (UMKC) School of Education! With a vision to be a leading urban-serving school of education in the nation, the School’s 18 undergraduate, post-bachelors, masters, educational specialists, and doctoral programs prepare students across a wide range of professions in order that they may transform the world of education as we currently know it. Our nationally recognized faculty and dedicated staff and their unwavering commitment to our mission, assures that the School continues on a trajectory for greatness. We invite you to learn more about our school and all we can offer you.

Preparing future teachers through collaborative field-based experiences