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ESU GRADUATE DEGREES/PROGRAMS

 
ESU offers more than 31 different graduate degree programs with 33 concentrations.   Look at the table below to see if we have the graduate degree you are seeking and if this program is offered online, off-campus or online.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

DEGREE

Departmental
Admission
Materials

ONLINE

ON-CAMPUS

OFF-CAMPUS

DEPARTMENT WEBSITE

CONTACT

Suggested Course Sequence

Accountancy MACC GMAT or GRE

YES YES

NO

School of Business Ms.Deena Wilson
Art Therapy Counseling MS

3 References
GRE or MAT
Departmental Application
Confidentiality Form
Portfolio

NO YES NO Counselor Education Ms. Carleen Dvorak ARE

Biology

  • Botany
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • General Biology
  • Microbial and Cellular Biology
  • Zoology
MA or MS

3 References
Departmental Application

NO YES NO Biological Sciences Dr. Eric Yang

MA BIO

MS BIO

Business Administration

  • Accounting
    (Online & On Campus)
  • Information Systems
MBA GRE or GMAT YES YES NO MBA Program Ms.Deena Wilson
Business Education (Applications accepted beginning Fall 2016) MS YES NO NO School of Business Ms.Deena Wilson
Clinical Counseling
  • Clinical Addictions Counseling
  • Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
MS 3 References
GRE or MAT
Departmental Application
Confidentiality Form
Interview
NO YES NO Counselor Education Ms. Carleen Dvorak Cl Counsel

Clinical Psychology

MS 3 References
GRE or MAT
Resume
Statement of Purpose
NO YES NO Psychology Ms. Lory Cross

Curriculum & Instruction

  • Curriculum Leadership Pre-K-12
  • Effective Practitioner Pre-K-12
  • National Board Certification Pre-K-12
MS

2 Departmental References
Departmental Essay
Disposition Form

YES NO YES
(Olathe)
School Leadership/MSTE Ms. Megan O'Brien C&I
Early Childhood Unified MS

2 Disposition Assessment
2 Departmental References
Policy Acceptance Form
Admissions Essay

YES NO NO Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Heather Caswell ECU
Educational Administration MS

Valid Teaching Certificate
2 Departmental References
Departmental Essay
Disposition Form

YES NO YES
(Olathe)
School Leadership/MSTE Ms. Megan O'Brien EdAdm
English MA 3 References
Writing Sample
Statement of Purpose
YES
(Spring 2016)
YES NO English, Modern Languages, and Journalism Dr. Mel Storm
Forensic Science MS 3 References
Departmental Application
NO YES NO Biological Sciences Dr. Melissa Bailey
Health, Physical Education, and Recreation MS 2 References
Resume
YES NO NO HPER Dr. Joella Mehrhof HPER

History

  • Public History
  • Social Sciences Education
MA 2 References
Writing Sample
Sample Lesson Plan or Statement of Purpose
YES NO NO Social Sciences Dr. Amanda Miracle

Informatics

  • Nursing
MS 2 References
Statement of Purpose
Resume
YES NO NO SLIM Kathie Buckman
Instructional Design and Technology MS

2 References
Resume
Writing Sample

YES YES NO IDT Ms. Janet Schneider
Instructional Specialist--Elementary Content MS Valid Teaching Certificate
2 Departmental References
2 Disposition Assessments
Statement of Introduction
YES NO YES (Olathe) Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Ms. Sara Schwerdtfeger
Instructional Specialist-- Reading Specialist PK-12 MS Valid Teaching Certificate
2 Departmental References
2 Disposition Assessments
Statement of Introduction
YES NO YES (Olathe) Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Dr. Elizabeth Dobler

Instructional Specialist--Elementary STEM

MS Valid Teaching Certificate
2 Departmental References
2 Disposition Assessments
Statement of Introduction
YES NO YES (Olathe) Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Ms. Sara Schwerdtfeger

Library and Information Management

  • Instructional Design and Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Informatics
Ph.D. 3 References
GRE
Writing Sample
Statement of Purpose
Interview
Hybrid (online with 2 weekend-intensives)   YES
(Overland Park, KS) 
SLIM SLIM Advising

Library Science

  • Leadership and Administration
  • Youth Services
  • Archives Studies
  • Informatics
MLS

2 References
Resume
Statement of Purpose
Interview

Hybrid (online with 2 weekend-intensives)  

Oregon

Utah

Colorado

Overland Park, KS

SLIM SLIM Advising
Mathematics MS YES YES NO Mathematics and Economics Dr. Chad Wiley Math

Music

  • Music Education
    (Online & On Campus)
  • Performance
MM

Teaching or Directing Video and Philosophy Statement for Music Education

Audition for Music Performance

NO YES NO Music Dr. Allen Comstock Music

Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Physics
  • Physical Science
MS GRE YES (Earth Science) YES NO Physical Sciences Dr. Kim Simons PSC

Psychology

  • Experimental Psy
  • Industrial/Organizational
MS

3 References
GRE or MAT
Resume
Statement of Purpose

NO YES NO Psychology Ms. Lory Cross

Graduate Rotation 2014

Experimental 2014

Rehabilitation Counseling MS 3.0 GPA
3 References
GRE or MAT
Departmental Application
Confidentiality Form
Interview
YES NO NO Counselor Education Ms. Carleen Dvorak RHC
School Counseling MS 3.0 GPA
3 References
GRE or MAT
Departmental Application
Confidentiality Form
Interview
NO YES YES (Overland Park, KS) Counselor Education Ms. Carleen Dvorak SchCou
School Psychology MS & EdS 3 References
GRE or MAT
Resume
Statement of Purpose
NO YES NO Psychology Ms. Lory Cross

School Psy (MS) 2014

School Seq 2014

Special Education

  • High Incidence
  • Gifted, Talented and Creative
MS Valid Teaching License
3 References
3 Disposition Assessment
Statement of Purpose
YES NO NO Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education

Dr. Marjorie Bock (Adaptive)

Dr. Connie Phelps (GTC)

Teaching MED 2 Departmental References
Departmental Essay
Disposition Form
YES NO NO School Leadership/MSTE Ms. Megan O'Brien
TESOL MA 3 References
Departmental Essay
Resume
Statement of Purpose
YES NO NO Instructional Design and Technology Dr. Abdelilah Salim Sehlaoui