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Thank you for your interest in graduate education at ESU!  We are excited to share information with you and to assist you during your admissions process.  The Graduate School prides itself on providing outstanding customer service.  We want to make sure your experience at Emporia State University is successful and gratifying. 

For the quickest access to information about graduate admissions is to contact the Graduate School please contact Brandi Turner, Graduate Admissions Coordinator, at 620-341-5403620-341-5403/800-950-GRAD800-950-GRAD or by email at

For specific information regarding departmental requirements or additional graduate program information please email the departmental contact directly.  Departmental contact information is listed below for each department.

Accountancy - Mr. James Willingham -

Art Therapy - Dr. Gaelynn Wolf Bordonaro -

Biological Sciences - Dr. David Edds -

Counselor Education- Ms. Carleen Dvorak -

Early Childhood - Erin Tuttle,

Elementary Education - Dr. Melissa Reed,

English - Dr. Mel Storm -

Forensic Science - Dr. Scott Crupper -

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation - Dr. Vicki Worrell-

History -- Dr. Amanda Miracle -

Informatics - Dr. Ellen Hansen-

Information Technology - James Willingham -

Instructional Design and Technology - Dr. Zeni Colorado-Resa -

Instructional Specialist-Elementary Content - Dr.Scott Waters -

Instructional Specialist-Reading Specialist PK-12 - Dr. Elizabeth Dobler -

Instructional Specialist-Elementary STEM - Dr. Sara Schwerdtfeger -

Library and Information Management (PhD) - Dr. Mirah Dow -

Library Science (MLS) - Kathie Buckman -

Mathematics and Economics - Dr. Chad Wiley -

MBA Program - Mr. James Willingham -

Music - Dr. Andrew Houchins -

Physical Sciences - Ms. Kellie Tabares -

Psychology- Ms. Joy Voss -

School Leadership/Middle and Secondary Teacher Education - Ms. Megan O'Brien -
Curriculum & Instruction & Educational Administration)

School of Library and Information Management -

Special Education-Adaptive - Dr. Jerald Liss -

Special Education-Gifted, Talented, and Creative - Dr. Connie Phelps -

TESOL -- Dr. Cate Crosby - 

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