Advanced Programs for Licensure

Advanced Programs for Licensure

A licensed teacher in the state of Kansas can add an endorsement to his/her license. A licensed teacher may have an endorsement in a specific content area which validates that the teacher is qualified or knowledgable in that area.

Licensure recommendations are initiated through the college's Center for Student Success and Professional Services. The College of Education will recommend for licensure individuals satisfying program requirements for teaching, education specialist, and educational leadership. Some of our programs are available online – online program links below will take you to K-State Online website.

Teaching Endorsements for Licensure

Specialist Licensures

  • Reading Specialist Licensure (Online)
    Reading specialists serve and positively impact a large number of children and young adults and provide support and intervention for struggling readers. Special licensure requirements exist for K-12 school teachers of special reading classes in Kansas. After completion of this 18-credit hour program's requirements, you will be eligible to apply for a Kansas Reading Specialist endorsement.
  • School Counselor Licensure
    School counselors are integral to the educational system. This 48-credit hour program is an accredited master's degree in school counseling leading to school counseling licensure.

Leadership Licensures

Licensing and Endorsement Assistance

Diane Murphy
Licensing Officer
785-532-5524
dim@k-state.edu