Department of
School Leadership / Middle and Secondary Teacher Education

Emporia State University is the only Kansas school offering the Driver Education Certification program:

The mission of Driver Education:

Driver education prepares students for successful careers and a lifetime of informed choices to insure personal safety to self and others on the road.

(Certificate is issued by Kansas Department of Education)

Emporia State University offers Driver Education certification classes online.

To enroll, contact Distance Education, at 620-341-5385 or click Apply Now to enroll online.

Contact Joan Shoonover at with questions.  There is a one-time $25.00 application fee.

View the Kansas Curricular Standards for Driver Education.

The standards apply to in-car proficiency indicators of the American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association.

The spring 2016 semester begins January 20 and ends May 6.