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Established in 1863 as Kansas State Normal School, Emporia State University is the first public institution in Kansas charged with preparing teachers, and The Teachers College continues the legacy of excellence as a national leader in educator preparation. The College also offers non-educator preparation degrees in psychology, athletic training, health promotion, recreation, rehabilitation, mental health, art therapy and instructional design and technology. Courses from these programs strengthen the education degrees.

Undergraduate licensure programs

Graduate licensure programs


Undergraduate licensure programs

At Emporia State University, students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Education degree in secondary education select the content area(s) they would like to study and are then advised by a content area faculty member. For example, if a student wanted to become a high school biology teacher, s/he would be advised by the biology education advisor, who guides the student through the teacher education curriculum.

At ESU, you can earn a Bachelor of Science in Education degree in the following content areas from ESU:

Elementary
Grades K-6

Elementary Education

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Middle Grades
Grades 5-8

Biology

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Chemistry, Earth & Space Science, Physics, and Science

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English Language Arts

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History Comprehensive

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Mathematics

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Secondary
Grades 6-12 (unless designated otherwise)

Art (PK-12)

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Biology

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Business

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Chemistry

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Earth & Space Science

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English Language Arts

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Foreign Language (PK-12: French, German, and Spanish)

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Health (PK-12)

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History & Government

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Journalism

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Mathematics

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Music/Instrumental (PK-12)

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Music/Vocal Music (PK-12)

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Physical Education (PK-12)

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Physics

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Psychology

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Speech/Theatre

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Graduate licensure programs

At the graduate level, Emporia State University offers advanced degrees in education in the following:

Adaptive Special Education Leads to licensure / endorsement Online program more information
Curriculum and Instruction Online program more information
Early Childhood Education Leads to licensure / endorsement Online program more information
Educational Administration /
Building Leadership

Leads to licensure / endorsement

Online program

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Educational Administration /
District Leadership
Leads to licensure / endorsement

Online program

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Elementary Subject Matter

Online program

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Gifted Special Education

Leads to licensure / endorsement

Online program

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Reading Specialist Leads to licensure / endorsement Online program more information
School Counseling

Leads to licensure / endorsement

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School Media Specialist

Leads to licensure / endorsement

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School Psychology

Leads to licensure / endorsement

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Teaching

Online program

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Physical Education

Online program

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