Department of
School Leadership / Middle and Secondary Teacher Education

Master of Education in Teaching

Online Master's Degree

Emporia State University’s Master of Education in Teaching helps teachers, library/media specialists, and school counselors develop their skills and knowledge of teaching.

The Master of Education in Teaching degree does not lead to a teaching license or any additional endorsements to a license.

This program is a 36-credit hour program which can be completed online. It is for any teacher who wants to obtain a master's in education. For individuals who are in the Restricted Licensure Program at Emporia State University, the 21 credits earned in that program all count toward the 36 hours needed for this degree.

Features of this program include:

  • Emporia State is ranked among the top teacher preparation universities in the nation and education faculty teach these courses

  • courses informing you of current developments in the field

  • applicable content you can use in your classrooms

  • all courses are online


Admission Requirements

Gaining admission to a graduate program in our department must be initiated by you through contact with the Graduate School. Apply online or contact Emporia State's Graduate School, Campus Box 03, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Drive, Emporia, Kansas 66801-5414, (620) 341-5403.


Program Admission Requirements

Students must follow the graduate degree procedures of the Department of School Leadership/Middle and Secondary Teacher Education and the Graduate School at Emporia State University. The criteria for unconditional admission include the following:

  • GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 hours of college course work for those completing a masters degree or 3.0 on the last 30 graduate hours from a previously completed masters program.
  • Official transcripts of all college work.