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University of Missouri-Kansas City

School of Education

Kansas City, MO

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University of Missouri-Kansas City


University of Missouri–Kansas City / School of Education is located in Kansas City, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Curriculum and instruction Language and literacy
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Counseling and guidance School counseling
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Counseling and guidance Mental health counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling and guidance
Master of Arts (MA) Special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education Higher education administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education PK-12 education administration
Master of Arts (MA) Curriculum and instruction
Master of Arts (MA) Reading education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational administration Advanced principal
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational administration District-level administration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Educational administration Beginning principal
Master of Arts (MA) Educational administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 152
Doctoral Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 50

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Internship, practicum


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, 2 letters of reference, written statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 5.35%
Black or African American 17.27%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.73%
Asian 1.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.46%
Unknown 4.62%


Male (27%)
Female (72%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 51
Male (19)
Female (65)


Focus of faculty research: Urban education, inquiry-based field study, theories of counseling and psychotherapy, school literacy, educational technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5100 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO  64110-2499
United States
Contact Justin Perry
Phone: 816-235-5663
Fax: 816-235-5270