For initial certification in Missouri, all candidates must:
Earn a baccalaureate degree
Complete an approved educator preparation program
Pass the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA)
To add on certification in Missouri, educators must:
Hold a Missouri professional teaching certificate
Pass the approved Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA)
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has approved the Praxis School Psychologist test for state certification as a School Psychologist. See the test requirements page for additional information.