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The Teachers College

Where Emporia State University started in 1863

We offer nationally recognized programs and student-focused learning environments that give you real-world classroom experiences. Whether you're just starting out, or are a practicing professional looking to advance or change your career, The Teachers College is here to serve you.

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Elementary Education / Early Childhood / Special Education

Undergraduate program in Elementary Education, graduate programs in Instructional Specialist with concentrations in Reading Specialist PK-12/Elementary Content/Elementary STEM, a master’s degree in Early Childhood Unified Education (Birth to Age 8 or Birth to K), a master’s degree in special education and a master's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education / Early Childhood / Special Education
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School Leadership / Middle + Secondary Teacher Education

Undergraduate program in secondary education with 16 teaching fields to choose from and graduate programs in curriculum and instruction, educational administration and teaching.

School Leadership / Middle + Secondary Teacher Education
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Field Placement + Licensure

Field Placement + Licensure offers guidance and information in the areas of licensure, field experience, restricted licensure for career changes, student teaching and coordination of the Family Literacy Program.

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Learn more about some of our featured programs. See all of our undergraduate programs and/or all of our graduate programs.

Elementary Education

Bachelor of Science in Education

Early in the elementary teacher education program students explore the teaching profession, issues in education, and the nature of children in the classroom through the Introduction to Teaching course. Upon completion of coursework at Emporia State, students receive a Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) degree.


Certificate Program

The dyslexia program is intended for teachers to developing an understanding of dyslexia and effective ways to assess and instruct students with dyslexia tendencies. This online program is designed following the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Knowledge and Practice Standards.

Social-Emotional Learning & Psychological Well-Being

Certificate Program

This 18 credit hour certificate program will further educators, mental health professionals and others in the science of social-emotional learning, development, and interventions, and aspects related to diversity and systems change. This program can be completed entirely online, or with face-to-face course options available.

Undergraduate admissions

Whether you are a transfer student or first-time student, the admission process at ESU is easy. Head to our admissions page to learn more.

Undergraduate Admissions

Graduate admissions

Learn what you need to do to start earning your graduate degree from ESU.

Graduate Admissions


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