Program Information



Department of School Leadership / Middle and Secondary Teacher Education

Driver Education Certificate

Program Overview

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

Emporia State University is the only Kansas school offering the Driver Education Certification program. Upon completion of the program, certificates are issued by the Kansas Department of Education.


Application Fee

There is a one-time $25 application fee.


Enrollment Procedures

Contact Emporia State University's Distance Education office at 620-341-5385 or Apply Online. Complete a Graduate School application for the First-time Licensure / Non-Degree. Submit your unofficial transcripts showing your bachelor's degree to our Graduate School at


Learn More

The Kansas Curricular Standards for Driver Education are available here. The standards apply to in-car proficiency indicators of the American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association.


Contact Information

To learn more, please contact the Kansas Department of Education's Driver Education Program Consultant Joan Peterson with questions at 785-296-8107.