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Graduate Program


Name: Dr. Alice Sagehorn
Phone: 620-235-4499

Teaching - Elementary, Environmental Education, Secondary or English for Speakers of other Languages

The Department of Teaching and Leadership offers a Master of Science degree with a major in Teaching. Within the program, students will select from four different emphasis areas, listed below. This degree program is for individuals who already hold a teaching license. 

The Master of Science in Teaching with an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) emphasis can be completed online.

Emphasis Areas

Emphasis areas include:

  • Elementary
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Environmental Education
  • Secondary

Program Outline

Options available for the degree include:

  • Option I: Thesis
    • This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience.
  • Option III: Course Work
    • This option requires completion of course work that demonstrates evidence of advanced course work in an area of concentration. Departments will require evidence of competency through activities such as research papers, portfolios, practice, internships, comprehensive exams or other individual work. Students should check with their major department for specific requirements for the coursework.

Required Courses

Admission Requirements

Admission to this graduate degree program requires:

  • Teaching license
  • Two letters of reference
  • Writing sample