Kansas Teacher Certification:
Leading the way in Online Degrees

Kansas teacher certification may be earned partially or entirely online.

Several schools offer online programs, and the state encourages prospective teachers in rural areas to take advantage of online opportunities.

One school with a growing array of teacher preparation programs online is Emporia State University.

Current online offerings include teaching degrees in Health, ESL, Early Childhood, and District Leadership.

Baker University offers many courses online in a very full list disciplines.

While the degree is not entirely online, many courses may be taken via distance learning. And there are six campuses to ease your commute for those courses not offered online.

A third option is Fort Hays State University, offering programs online for certification as well as bachelor's, master's, and associate's programs.

If you are planning a teaching career in Kansas, but you need Kansas teacher certification to get started, look into these online opportunities.

In addition to earning your teaching license you will need to pass state proficiency exams.

An Alternative Pathway

If you feel that your current education and experience qualify you to teach immediately, take a look at the process for an alternative path to a teaching career.

This program is designed for those who have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited university
  • A degree in the content area to be taught
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.50 from college coursework completed

Find more information about the alternative pathway here.

Online teaching degrees are becoming more popular and more respected in the marketplace.

Rural areas of the country are leading the way in creating opportunities to pursue careers in teaching without moving to a traditional college campus for a year or more.


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