School of Education

The School of Education at Wichita State University offers both undergraduate and graduate programs for those wanting to pursue a teaching career or to advance their knowledge of curriculum and instruction. Students who complete licensure or endorsement programs in the Department of School of Education are eligible to apply for Kansas teaching licenses and/or endorsements. 

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Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs


Graduate Degrees

Graduate students wishing to advance their knowledge, skills and expertise may pursue a Masters degree, certificate program or non degree elective courses and workshops. 

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Learning and Instructional Design
The Master of Education in Learning and Instructional Design is ideal for education and professional development career advancement for those who are engaged in the K-12 teaching and workplace training of adult learners. Learn more
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education

The Online Master of Education in Special Education Program at Wichita State University will prepare you to make a positive impact on students with mild-to-moderate cross-categorical disabilities. Choose from three program emphasis: high incidence, low incidence and gifted. Learn more

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) 

Choose from two program options secondary education content area or early childhood unified. 


Alternative Certification 

The School of Education houses a nationally recognized Alternative Certification Program for professionals wishing to gain licensure in Secondary Education and an innovative Early Childhood Unified Residency program for professionals interested in licensure in Birth – Grade 3.

The Alternative Certification Program as WSU allows individuals who possess an undergraduate degree to complete certification requirements while being employed by a school district or in one of the WSU partnership sites.


Graduate Certificates 
Graduate certificates are awarded to students who desire interdisciplinary course work to complement their graduate degree program or to students who, for academic, personal, or professional reasons, desire graduate-level education not leading to a graduate degree. School of Education offers three graduate certificates.

Educational Technology
To provide for the changing needs of learners in the area of Educational Technology, this program offers Information and Communication Technology (ICT) education to educators, trainers and professional developers who wish to advance their knowledge of Information technology in education, integrate technology into classroom instruction or professional setting, and use technology for communication and professional productivity. Learn more.
iSTEM
The interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (iSTEM) education graduate certificate is designed for STEM educators and graduate students interested in designing and/or delivering an interdisciplinary STEM curriculum.  Learn more.
Literacy
The graduate certificate in Literacy provides graduate level studies in literacy for educators who wish to advance their knowledge and skills of teaching literacy in the classroom, and integrate literacy into all content areas. Learn more.