Office of Field Placement and Licensure

Restricted Licensure Program

Program Admission Criteria (Decision Point 1)

  1. Admission to graduate study by the ESU Graduate School
  2. GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester hours of college coursework
  3. Complete and pass the Departmental Essay
  4. Two recommendations from supervising administrators (faculty, teachers, etc.)
  5. Complete and sign the disposition form
  6. Receipt of official transcript showing award date of Bachelor’s degree two or more years prior to application for admission
  7. Documentation of a current, signed teaching contract for an appropriate teaching position in a state accredited Kansas school (contract must be within the discipline of the degree awarded as as well as meet requirements and regulations for restricted licensure within the state of Kansas)
  8. Verification of passing score for Praxis content exam
  9. Official Transcript Review (transcript review with <9 hours of content deficiencies (for School Counseling, Library Media, and lab-based sciences <12 hours)
  10. Verified Supervised Practical Experience (40 hours or more)

* Contract must be with a state accredited school and within the discipline of degree awarded, as well as meet requirements and regulations for restricted licensure within the state of Kansas

** Transcript review with < 9 hours of content deficiencies. (For School Counseling and lab-based sciences < 12 hours.)