Learn more about the School of Education’s Language and Literacy programs.

Is this an accredited program?

Yes. UMKC is regionally accredited, which means the University carries the highest level of accreditation available in the United States. UMKC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

In addition, the School of Education has professional accreditations with their own standards and review processes. Specifically, programs leading to a professional educator certification in the State of Missouri are approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Do I need to take a standardized test for admission? 

No, GRE and GMAT scores are not required. (Note: International applicants must meet general university admission requirements for demonstrating adequate English proficiency.)

Can I get help paying for my degree?

UMKC’s School of Education offers several resources to help you pay for your education, including scholarships, loan forgiveness, and financial aid.

How much is tuition?

UMKC’s Cashiers Office is a one-stop shop for figuring out tuition, fees, discounts and all the details that go with them. You can find the most up-to-date cost information here.

Can students access university resources and services while taking online classes?

Yes, all students have access to UMKC’s student services, including library resources, academic and learning resources, mentoring and tutoring, and career services.