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ESU GRADUATE DEGREES and CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

 
ESU offers more than 31 different graduate degree programs with 33 concentrations.   Look at the table below to see if we have the graduate degree or graduate certificate you are seeking and if this program is offered online, on campus or off-campus site.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

DEGREE

Departmental
Admission
Materials

ONLINE

ON-CAMPUS

OFF-CAMPUS
SITE

DEPARTMENT WEBSITE

CONTACT

Suggested Course Sequence

Accountancy MACC GMAT or GRE

YES YES

NO

School of Business Mr. James Willingham
Art Therapy Counseling MS

3 References
GRE or MAT
Departmental Application
Confidentiality Form
Portfolio

NO YES NO Counselor
Education
Ms. Carleen Dvorak ARE

Autistic Spectrum Disorders Certificate

Certificate Transcripts YES NO NO Certificate in Autistic Spectrum Disorders Dr. Marjorie Bock

Biology

  • Botany
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • General Biology
  • Microbial and Cellular Biology
  • Zoology
 MS

3 References
Departmental Application

NO YES NO Biological Sciences Dr. David Edds

MS BIO

Business Administration

  • Accounting
    (Online & On Campus)
  • Alternate Pathway
  • Information Systems
MBA GRE or GMAT YES YES NO MBA Program Mr. James Willingham

Business Education 

  • Education Pathway
  • Training & Development
MS YES NO NO School of
Business
Mr. James Willingham
Clinical Counseling
  • Clinical Addictions Counseling
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
MS 3 References
GRE or MAT
Departmental Application
Confidentiality Form

NO YES NO Counselor
Education
Ms. Carleen Dvorak Cl Counsel

Clinical Psychology

MS 3 References
GRE or MAT
Resume
Statement of Purpose
NO YES NO Psychology Dr. John Wade

Curriculum & Instruction

  • Curriculum Leadership Pre-K-12
  • Effective Practitioner Pre-K-12
  • National Board Certification Pre-K-12
  • Instructional Coach/Teacher
MS

2 Departmental References
Departmental Essay
Disposition Form

YES NO YES
(Olathe)
School Leadership/MSTE Ms. Megan O'Brien C&I
Early Childhood Unified MS

Valid Teaching License (if applicable)
2 References
2 Advanced Candidate Assessment of Dispositions
Disposition Statement
Writing Sample

YES NO NO Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Heather Caswell ECU

Educational Administration

  • Pre K-12
MS

Valid Teaching Certificate
2 Departmental References
Departmental Essay
Disposition Form

YES NO NO School Leadership/MSTE Ms. Megan O'Brien EdAdm
English MA 3 References
Writing Sample
Statement of Purpose
YES

YES NO English, Modern Languages, and Journalism Dr. Mel Storm
English Certificate Certificate GPA 2.75 YES (Fall, 2016) NO NO Certificate in English Dr. Mel Storm
Forensic Science MS 3 References
Departmental Application
NO YES NO Biological Sciences Dr. Melissa Bailey
Health, Physical Education, and Recreation MS 2 References
Resume
YES NO NO HPER Dr. Vicki Worrell HPER

History

  • Public History
  • Social Sciences Education
MA 2 References
Writing Sample
Sample Lesson Plan or Statement of Purpose
YES NO NO Social Sciences Dr. Amanda Miracle

History Certificate

Certificate GPA 2.5 YES NO NO Certificate in History Dr. Amanda Miracle

Informatics

  • Geoinformatics
MS

2 References
Resume
Statement of Purpose
Interview

YES YES NO Dr. Ellen Hansen

Instructional Design and Technology

  • TESOL
MS

2 References
Resume
Writing Sample

YES YES NO IDT Ms. Janet Schneider

Teaching with Technology
Certificate

Certificate

2 References
Resume
Writing Sample

YES YES NO Certificate in Teaching with Technology Ms. Janet Schneider

eLearning and Online Teaching Certificate

Certificate

2 References
Resume
Writing Sample

YES YES NO Certificate in eLearning and Online Teaching Janet Schneider
Instructional Specialist--Elementary Content MS Valid Teaching License (if applicable)
2 References
2 Advanced Candidate Assessment of Dispositions
Disposition Statement
Writing Sample
YES NO YES (Olathe) Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Ms. Sara Schwerdtfeger
Instructional Specialist-- Reading Specialist PK-12 MS Valid Teaching License (if applicable)
2 References
2 Advanced Candidate Assessment of Dispositions
Disposition Statement
Writing Sample
YES NO YES (Olathe) Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Dr. Elizabeth Dobler

Instructional Specialist--Elementary STEM

MS Valid Teaching License (if applicable)
2 References
2 Advanced Candidate Assessment of Dispositions
Disposition Statement
Writing Sample
YES NO YES (Olathe) Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Ms. Sara Schwerdtfeger
Instructional Specialist - Elementary STEM Certificate Certificate Valid Teaching License (if applicable)
2 References
2 Advanced Candidate Assessment of Dispositions
Disposition Statement
Writing Sample
YES  NO NO Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education Dr. Tiffany Hill

Library and Information Management

  • Instructional Design and Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Informatics
Ph.D. 3 References
GRE
Writing Sample
Statement of Purpose
Interview
Hybrid (online with 2 weekend-intensives)   YES
(Overland Park, KS) 
SLIM SLIM Advising

Library Science

  • Leadership and Administration
  • Youth Services
  • Archives Studies
  • Informatics
MLS

2 References
Resume
Statement of Purpose
Interview

Hybrid (online with 2 weekend-intensives)  

Oregon

Utah

Colorado

South Dakota

Overland Park, KS

SLIM SLIM Advising

Archives Certificate

Certificate Statement of Purpose
Resume
2 References
Interview
Transcripts
YES NO NO Certificate in Archives SLIM Advising

Informatics Certificate

Certificate Statement of Purpose
Resume
2 References
Transcripts
Interview
YES NO NO Certificate in Informatics SLIM Advising

Information, Technology & Scientific Literacy Certificate

Certificate Statement of Purpose
Resume
2 References
Transcripts
Interview
YES NO NO Certificate in Information, Technology & Scientific Literacy SLIM Advising

Leadership & Administration in Information Organizations Certificate

Certificate Statement of Purpose
Resume
2 References
Transcripts
Interview
YES NO NO Certificate in Leadership & Administration in Information Organizations SLIM Advising

Youth Services Certificate

Certificate Statement of Purpose
Resume
2 References
Transcripts
Interview
YES NO NO Certificate in Youth Services SLIM Advising
Mathematics MS YES YES NO Mathematics and Economics Dr. Chad Wiley Math
Mathematics Certificate Certificate GPA 2.5 YES NO NO Certificate in Mathematics Dr. Chad Wiley

Music

  • Music Education
    (Online & On Campus)
  • Performance
MM

Teaching or Directing Video and Philosophy Statement for Music Education

Audition for Music Performance

NO YES NO Music Dr. Allen Comstock Music

Music Performance Certificate

Certificate

Teaching or Directing Video
Audition for Music Performance

NO YES NO Certificate in Music Performance Dr. Andrew Houchin

Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Physics
  • Physical Science
MS YES (Earth Science) YES NO Physical Sciences Dr. Kim Simons PSC

Geospatial Analysis Certificate

Certificate

Transcripts

YES NO NO Certificate in Geospatial Analysis Dr. James Aber

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

MS

3 References
GRE or MAT
Resume
Statement of Purpose

NO YES NO Psychology Dr. Jim Persinger

Graduate Rotation 2014

Psychology of Learning Certificate

Certificate

GPA 2.5

YES NO NO Certificate in the Psychology of Learning and Exceptionality Dr. Jim Persinger

Rehabilitation Counseling MS 3.0 GPA
3 References
GRE or MAT
Departmental Application
Confidentiality Form
Interview
YES NO NO Counselor Education Ms. Carleen Dvorak RHC
School Counseling MS 3.0 GPA
3 References
GRE or MAT
Departmental Application
Confidentiality Form
Interview
NO YES YES (Overland Park, KS) Counselor Education Ms. Carleen Dvorak SchCou
School Psychology MS & EdS 3 References
GRE or MAT
Resume
Statement of Purpose
NO YES NO Psychology Dr. Jim Persinger

School Psy (MS) 2014

School Seq 2014

Special Education

  • High Incidence
  • Gifted, Talented and Creative
MS Valid Teaching License (if applicable)
2 References
2 Disposition Assessment
Disposition Statement
Writing Sample
YES NO NO Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education

Dr. Marjorie Bock (High Incidence)

Dr. Connie Phelps (GTC)

Teaching MED 2 Departmental References
Departmental Essay
Disposition Form
YES NO NO School Leadership/MSTE Ms. Megan O'Brien
TESOL
  • IDT

MA 3 References
Departmental Essay
Resume
Statement of Purpose
YES NO NO Instructional Design and Technology Janet Schneider

TESOL Certificate

Certificate

3 References
Departmental Essay
Resume
Statement of Purpose

YES NO NO Certificate in TESOL Janet Schneider