Teacher Prep

There are a number of options in Kansas to receive teacher preparation or an advanced degree in a number fields related to education. Below is a list of approved teacher preparation programs, online endorsement programs, and alternative licensure programs.

Approved Teacher Preparation Programs

Baker University
Benedictine College
Bethany College
Bethel College
Central Christian College
Emporia State University
Friends University
Fort Hays State University
Haskell Indian Nations University
Kansas State University
Kansas Wesleyan University
McPherson College
Midwest Associated Colleges Consortium
MidAmerica Nazarene College
Newman University
Ottawa University
Pittsburg State University
Southwestern College
University of Kansas
University of Saint Mary
Washburn University
Wichita State University

Online Endorsement/Degree Programs

Emporia State University
Dr. Kathy Ermler
Endorsement :: Early Childhood Unified, Building Level Administrator, Health Education, Reading Specialist, Adaptive Special Education, Gifted Special Education, English as a Second Language
Master's :: Business Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Education Administration, Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Instructional Design and Technology, Instructional Leadership, Master Teacher :: Elementary, Master Teacher :: Reading Specialist, Mathematics, Physical Science :: Earth Science Concentration, Special Education :: Adaptive, Special Education :: Gifted, Talented, and Creative, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Fort Hays State University
Endorsement :: Adaptive/Gifted Special Education, Building Leadership, District Leadership, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Library Media Specialist, Reading Specialist, School Counselor
Bachelor's :: Business Education, Early Childhood Unified, Elementary, Elementary TEAM K-6 with Special Education Minor, TEAM Honors
Master's :: Education, Educational Administration (Principal), special Education
Specialist :: Education with a major in Educational Administration

Kansas State University
Bachelor's :: Early Child Education
Master's :: Curriculum and Instruction :: Digital Teaching and Learning, Curriculum & Instruction :: Educational Computing, Design, and Distance Education, English as a Second Language

Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg State University
B.B. Stotts
Endorsement :: English for Speakers of Other Languages
Master's :: Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Reading

Southwestern College
Master's :: Master's of Arts in Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education

University of Saint Mary
Master's :: Master's of Arts in Teaching

Alternative Certification
Alternative certification programs are ideal programs for individuals interested in changing careers and pursing teaching.
Baker University
Emporia State University
Fort Hays State University
Pittsburg State University
Southwestern College
Wichita State University

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