112
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Missouri State University / Department of Childhood Education and Family Studies is located in Springfield, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Elementary education
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood and family development

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 62

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

73
Applied
41
Accepted
27
Enrolled
56%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 20th May 1st Yes
Spring deadline December 20th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

112
Total Graduate Students
83%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
16%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.79%
Black or African American 4.46%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.68%
Unknown 1.79%

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (2)
Male (3)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Infant development, play advocacy, building mathematical concepts
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 901 South National
Springfield, MO  65897
United States
Contact Dr. Denise Cunningham
Department Head
Email: cefs@missouristate.edu
Phone: 417-836-8915
Fax: 417-836-8900