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Online Programs of The Teachers College

Online Programs of The Teachers College

The Teachers College offers a wide-range of studies online at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Whether it is a certificate, concentration, endorsement, major, or minor, all of the programs listed here were designed to be offered online.

Undergraduate Programs

Sport Leadership & Recreation (Online)

Bachelor of Science

The online Bachelor of Science in Sport Leadership & Recreation is designed to prepare you for a leadership role in sport and recreation industries. The SLR program has courses focused on sport management, event and program design, revenue management, business law, marketing, and sport psychology. With unique practicum and internship experiences, SLR graduates are uniquely qualified for a wide range of careers in the profession.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Undergraduate Endorsement (Grades PreK-12)

Endorsement

This program is to provide pre-service teachers ESOL endorsement from the State of Kansas. The need for ESOL-licensed teachers both in Kansas and nationwide continues to grow. In Kansas, the number of English Learners (ELs) has increased almost 3,000% in the last 20 years.

Graduate Programs

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Rehabilitation Services, General & Special Education

Certificate Program

This interdisciplinary online program helps professionals who work with persons with ASD and their family members develop the knowledge and skills needed to do so effectively. This program is taught by faculty specializing in Special Education.

Clinical Counseling, Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Concentration

Concentration, Master of Science

Are you interested in embarking upon a career in the federal, public, tribal, or community rehabilitation sectors? Emporia State University's Clinical Counseling with a Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Concentration offers four options to study: generalist, deaf and hard of hearing persons, autism spectrum disorder, or autism spectrum disorder post-master's certificate.

Curriculum and Instruction, Curriculum Leadership Pre K-12-Online Accelerated

Concentration, Master of Science

This accelerated, fully-online graduate program was designed for the working professional and can be completed in as little as one year.

Curriculum and Instruction, Effective Practitioner Pre K-12-Online Accelerated

Master of Science

This accelerated, fully-online graduate program was designed for the working professional and can be completed in as little as one year.

Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Coach / Teacher Leader Pre K-12-Online Accelerated

concentration, Master of Science

This accelerated, fully-online graduate program was designed for the working professional and can be completed in as little as one year.

Early Childhood Unified (Birth - K)

Licensure

Educators with advanced training in their field will be in a favored position to usher in best practices for young children with this license.

Curriculum and Instruction, National Board Certification Pre K-12 Concentration-Online Accelerated

Concentration, Master of Science

National Board Certification is a way for the teaching profession to recognize highly accomplished teaching practice. This program mentors NBCT candidates through face-to-face meetings, phone, and/or email with a dedicated expert in the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards.

Early Childhood Unified (Birth - 8)

Licensure

Become licensed in early childhood and use your skills to work with children with this license.

Educational Administration

Master of Science

Our accredited programs are carefully designed to reflect current knowledge, including existing and envisioned practices in constituent institutions and clearly delineated models. Curricular coherence is strengthened through faculty study and dialogue on purpose, course content, and intended student-learning outcomes. Offered online.

Elementary Education

Master of Science

The master’s degree in elementary education at Emporia State is designed for career changers who are interested in teaching elementary school. With online courses and a clinical experience placement near you, you can earn a master’s degree without changing locations. In as little as two years, you will be eligible for an elementary education teaching license. When you finish your degree, you will enter the teaching profession at the master’s degree level on the pay scale. A background in the education field is not required.

Elementary Literacy

Certificate Program

The purpose of this certificate is to provide anyone who has completed a bachelor's degree an opportunity to pursue improvement in reading intervention at the elementary level. Offered entirely online.

Elementary STEM

Certificate Program

If you want to bring hands-on, engaging STEM instruction into your elementary classroom, while at the same time increasing your own content knowledge, consider our graduate STEM certificate program. Offered entirely online.

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation

Master of Science

This fully online program is designed for students interested in advancing their education and career opportunities in the areas of HPER and Sport Coaching. This degree does not lead to teaching licensure.

Instructional Design and Technology

Master of Science

Some individuals with an IDT degree serve as instructional designers/trainers in business, industry, healthcare, military, and post-secondary institutions; charged with training, development, and eLearning programs within their organizations. Others are practicing P-12 educators who wish to improve the quality of curriculum, instruction, and student learning through integrating technology into the classroom. These are fully online programs, with limited face to face options. Face to face and hybrid options are available as needed for international candidates.

Instructional Specialist, Elementary Content Concentration

Concentration, Master of Science

This program is intended for the teaching practitioner in settings from early childhood through adolescence and young adulthood. The elementary content concentration allows the practitioner to strengthen their teaching in core elementary subject areas. Offered online and at the Olathe school district.

Instructional Specialist, Elementary STEM Concentration

Concentration, Master of Science

This program provides you with coursework including educational foundations and all areas of STEM, with opportunities for customization of the program through STEM electives. Offered online and in the Olathe school district.

Instructional Specialist, Reading Specialist Concentration

Concentration, Master of Science

This program, based on the International Reading Association standards, is intended for the teaching practitioner in settings from early childhood through adolescence and young adulthood. You will learn to deal more effectively with diverse learners and move from theory to best practice in the field. The Reading Specialist PK-12 serves practicing teachers, elementary or secondary, who wish to acquire initial reading specialist licensure with a master’s degree in Kansas. This program is offered entirely online and at the Olathe school district.

Psychology of Learning & Exceptionality

Certificate Program

The graduate certificate program in the Psychology of Learning and Exceptionality is meant for teaching professionals in community colleges and secondary settings. Offered online.

Reading Specialist, Licensure Only

Licensure

The Reading Specialist Licensure Only program is for candidates who have already completed a master’s degree which is related and acceptable (as determined by the department program committee).

Secondary Literacy Certificate

Certificate Program

The purpose of this certificate is to provide anyone who has completed a bachelor's degree an opportunity to pursue improvement in reading intervention.

Special Education, Gifted, Talented, and Creative Concentration

Concentration, Master of Science

Research shows teachers with training in gifted education are more likely to encourage students' higher-level thinking, allow for greater expression, consider individual student strengths and weaknesses, and provide a variety of learning experiences to challenge students. This Master of Science in Special Education, concentration/endorsement in Gifted, Talented and Creative is for K-6, 6-12, PreK-12 educators. Offered online.

Special Education, High Incidence Concentration

Master of Science

The graduate degree program in high incidence special education at Emporia State is designed to support the needs of the students, teachers, schools, and special education administrators in Kansas. Offered entirely online.

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)

Masters of Arts

Designed to serve the increasing need for teaching English as a second and/or foreign language at the college and public school level in private and public institutions world-wide.

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) Certificate

Certificate Program

The TESOL Graduate Certificate is designed for international teachers and non-education majors in general. The certificate is designed for non-education majors. There is a growing need and worldwide demand for this type of short-term TESOL training program.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Graduate Endorsement

Endorsement

The TESOL Endorsement program at Emporia State is designed to provide in-service teachers an ESOL endorsement from the State of Kansas. The courses making up the endorsement curricula provide skills needed to ensure effective special English language and content instruction to English Learners.

Trauma-Informed Education: Social-Emotional Learning & Psychological Well-Being Certificate

Certificate

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. It can be completed entirely online, or with face-to-face course options available.

Teaching

Master of Education

The Master of Education in Teaching helps teachers, library/media specialists, and school counselors develop their skills and knowledge of teaching. Offered as a graduate level program online.