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Master of Education in Teaching

Online Master's Degree

Emporia State University’s Master of Education in Teaching helps teachers, library/media specialists, and school counselors develop their skills and knowledge of teaching. The Master of Education in Teaching degree does not lead to a teaching license or any additional endorsements to a license.The Master of Education in Teaching is a 36 credit hour program which can be completed online. It is for any teacher who wants to obtain a masters in education. For individuals who are in the Alternate Route Program at Emporia State University, the 21 credits earned in that program all count toward the 36 hours needed for this degree.


  • ESU is ranked among the top teacher preparation universities in the nation and education faculty teach these courses

  • Courses inform you of current developments in the field

  • Applicable content you can use in your classrooms

  • All courses are online

The forms needed for applying can be downloaded from the links below:

● Master of Education in Teaching Summary

Dr. Mallein instructing Interns at Seminar 

 Master of Education in Teaching with TESOL Endorsement Summary

Complete and pass the Departmental Essay.  See the rubric on the department Student Information page.

● Banner Student Registration Reference Checklist

Disposition Guidelines

Reference Forms

Two references from supervisors or individuals who have had the responsibility of evaluating your academic or professional performance.  When you apply for the graduate program, the reference requests will be sent via email to your reference providers.

● Comprehensive Exam Dates 2014-2017