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Graduate licensure programs (GLP) and endorsement options provide new opportunities for aspiring educators.

Early Childhood Unified (Initial Licensure MSE)
Middle Level Math (5th-8th)
Middle Level Science (5th-8th)
Secondary Biology (6th-12th)
Secondary Chemistry (6th-12th)
Secondary Earth & Space Science (6th-12th)
Secondary Math (6th-12th)
Secondary Physics (6th-12th)
Foreign Language (PK-12)
Health & Physical Education (PK-12)
School Psychology (Initial Licensure Ed.S.)
High Incidence Disabilities (Endorsement)
Low Incidence Disabilities (Endorsement)
Building (Principal) Administration (Endorsement)
Reading Specialist (Endorsement)
District (Superintendent) Administration (Endorsement)
TESOL (Endorsement)

Already licensed to teach and looking for a Master's degree? Learn more here.

Note: KU does not offer any “alternative” licensure programs; you can find more information at the Kansas State Department of Education web site.

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Learn more about the Practicing Educator Sponsorship Program offered to PK-12 public (or private) school district educators interested in a graduate program in education at KU.

10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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#1 public program in nation for special education
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Assists public schools and other partners in all 105 Kansas counties
$938,377 in scholarship funds awarded to 420+ students
Research expenditures of $36,804,773 for 2011-12
Research from KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, assists educators, children, and families across the United States
The award-winning special education faculty published 140 refereed articles, 11 books, and 60 chapters in 2015-16
Students with intellectual disabilities are participating in KU undergraduate programs through a grant-funded KU special education program
Researchers on a $3.5 million grant are collecting data on an innovative reading program designed to teach reading to students with the most significant disabilities in seven Kansas school districts
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
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