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Colleges + Schools

Emporia State University offers programs to connect you to your future career

Colleges + Schools

One room schoolhouse on Emporia State's campus

The Teachers College

Where Emporia State began in 1863. The Teachers College offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare students in the fields of education; health, physical education & recreation; and mental health & wellness. The Teachers College also offers a wide-range of award-winning health-related programs including athletic training, health and human performance, coaching and recreation and mental health and wellness programs.

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School of Business

The School of Business is prestigiously accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. ESU offers undergraduate and graduate degrees that prepare students to begin or advance their careers. Nearly 100% of graduates find jobs within their field of study or are accepted to advanced degree programs as a result of an education that is a combination of rigorous course work, internships, student organizations, and real-life learning experiences gained outside the classroom.

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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS)

LAS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that span the Arts, Humanities and Sciences. Students can choose from over 100 academic programs that are housed within academic departments of Art, Biological Sciences, Communication, English, Modern Languages & Journalism, Interdisciplinary Studies, Math & Economics, Music, Nursing, Physical Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology & Crime and Delinquency Studies and Theatre.

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School of Library and Information Management

The School of Library and Information Management offers two ALA-accredited degree programs, Master of Library Science and Ph.D. in Library and Information Management, and several certificate options. Emporia State was the first of its kind to open west of the Mississippi. It has since expanded to offer hybrid coursework at locations across the U.S.

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Honors College + Graduate School

Honors College students at Leadership Camp

Honors College

The Honors College at Emporia State is rooted in leadership and civic engagement. An undergraduate program, Honors students receive leadership training, enhanced curriculum and faculty mentoring. Students begin making an impact on the world with activities like hosting Leadership camps for high school students.

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Graduate School

At ESU, we believe that a strong community is one of the greatest keys to your graduate career success. Through faculty mentorship, accessible resources, and unique program offerings, you are sure to feel right at home at ESU, regardless of where you reside. ESU's Graduate School has 30 + programs to meet your needs.

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