• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Take the first step toward your education career at Park University! When you earn the Bachelor of Science in Education in K-12 Education (Art or Spanish), you will be able to earn your Missouri teaching certification and teach art or Spanish at the K-12 school level in either public or private institutions in the state of Missouri.

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Cultivate your understanding of art and Spanish to become a leader in education.

At the Park University School of Education, we are committed to your success and the success of the students you will develop with. When you successfully complete the certification process through the Bachelor of Science in Education in K-12 Education (Art or Spanish) degree program, you will be able to educate the next generation of students in these important areas.

All students, including both degree-seeking certification and certification only, must apply for admission and meet admission requirements of the School of Education. Because there are specific general education and subject area courses required for graduation and for teacher certification in the state of Missouri, you should speak with your advisor regarding these requirements prior to enrollment. Refer to your catalog for more details.

Students in this program will follow a professional curriculum that includes the following courses:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Technology in Education
  • The Interdependence of Schools and Society

Students who choose the K-12 Spanish track will take at least 36 hours of degree-specific courses, which includes the following:

  • Intermediate Spanish I & II
  • Advanced Spanish Conversation
  • S. Latino Cultures and Literatures

Students who choose the K-12 Art track will take at least 42 hours of degree-specific courses, which includes the following:

  • Introduction to Visual Arts
  • Three-Dimensional Design
  • Senior Capstone

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology 
  • Technology in Education 
  • The School as a Social System 
  • Introduction to the Visual Arts
  • Drawing 
  • Intermediate Spanish

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    69

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed online Park University application form. Please indicate your country of citizenship and country of residence, even if they are the same as the country of birth.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $75.00 paid as part of application form.
  • Application fee includes express I-20 mailing fee if admitted
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from your high school/college. Certified English translations of the transcripts should be provided for transcripts that are in a language other than English. A 2.5 cumulative (overall) GPA is required for full admission.
  • Students must meet one of the following to meet the English requirement of Park University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    415 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 415 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    415 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 415 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Parkville

  • 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.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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