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The Teachers College

We will prepare you to provide service to society, engage in effective practice, rely on self-reflection, and belong to a professional community.

Whether you dream of becoming a teacher or want to work in a career improving human wellness, The Teachers College at Emporia State University will provide the foundation you need to be successful. We offer a winning combination of nationally recognized programs and top-notch faculty, all contained in student-focused learning environments.

Whether your goal is a career inside or outside education, or if you are a practicing professional looking to advance or change your career, The Teachers College is here to serve you.





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Undergraduate Programs, Majors

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Graduate Programs, Certificates

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Careers Inside Education

We provide you the platform to prepare you for your professional career in fields serving and within K-12 schools. Everything you need to know about studying in an education field at ESU, and the services available to you - including everything from financial assistance to free professional clothing - is available here.

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Careers Outside Education

Our name is The Teachers College, but we prepare educators and so many others for their professional careers. With programs ranging from Art Therapy and Athletic Training to Psychology and Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, you can meet your career goals through ESU.

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Serving Our Communities

We are part of several communities: our geographic communities, our learning communities, our professional communities - and we offer resources to serve your communities or help you shift your career, upgrade your skills or start on a new professional path.

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About the College

Everything you could want to know about our people, accreditations, leadership, honors, and awards you can find here.

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Learn more about some of our featured programs. To see all of our undergraduate programs, visit here.

To see all of our graduate programs, visit here.

Elementary Education-Distance Partnership

Bachelor of Science in Education

Want to stay in your own backyard? Emporia State has partnership programs with Butler Community College, Johnson County Community College, and Kansas City Kansas Community College, allowing students to complete the Elementary Education program without relocating.

Rehabilitation & Disability Studies, RDS Concentration

Bachelor of Science

The Rehabilitation & Disability Studies program offers students a comprehensive yet practical foundation of principles, strategies, and experiences to facilitate employability in the broad fields of rehabilitation and human services. This concentration serves professions going into a range of service professions

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.

Admissions Process

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Scholarships available to our students


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