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Information for Prospective Students

Alternate Route/Restricted License Program

The purpose of the Emporia State University Restricted License Program is to serve as an alternative for career-changers who select teaching, school counselor, or library media specialist as a career after completing a degree in a field other than education. more information...

Conceptual Framework

Our conceptual framework has evolved from the current, revised definition of the mission statement based on a 20th century view of the professional to a new definition and model of The Professional, who provides service to society, applies interdisciplinary scholarly knowledge, engages in effective practice, responds to uncertainty and change, relies on self-reflection, and belongs to professional community.  more information...

Delivery of the Curriculum

Faculty of The Teachers College expect students to meet or exceed established scholastic, professional, and certification standards. In order to deliver curriculum, the faculty provide effective instruction, academic advisement, and personal guidance to students. more information…

Goals for Student Learning

In keeping with the purpose, The Teachers College directs its energy toward student achievement of goals to have the students develop into be effective practitioners, critical thinkers, and creative planners. more information...

 

Licensure Programs

Established in 1863 as the first public school in Kansas for training teachers, ESU now is a nationally known leader in teacher education and offers cutting edge curriculua in teacher preparation, including a year-long professional development school experience. more information...

 

Non-Traditional Student Services

Are you a single parent? Are you married? Are you a student not coming straight from high school? more information...

Post-Baccalaureate
Licensure Programs

Persons who hold a baccalaureate degree but who do not meet standards established for teacher licensure in Kansas may follow programs of study at Emporia State University designed to help meet those standards. more information...

Project Challenge

Project Challenge is designed to increase students' chances for success while in college. more information...

Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.  more information...

Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities

Undergraduate research is an opportunity to experience your field of study beyond the classroom and textbooks.  Perhaps more importantly, it allows you to develop and demonstrate the skills and dispositions most desired by graduate schools, professional programs and employers. more information...