Emporia State University began as Kansas’s first school for training teachers in 1863. Since then, the University has evolved in a reputable institution offering a wide array of graduate degree programs.


Emporia State University’s Graduate School is ranked No. 1 among public and private colleges and universities for both online graduate education and online non-MBA business and ranked No. 4 for online MBA programs programs by U.S. News & World Report.

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Although the institution began as a one-room schoolhouse, it has developed into a large multimodal university. Of the 29 graduate degree programs, 17 of them can be completed entirely online. Regardless of whether you are interested in taking face-to-face courses or prefer online courses on your own schedule, Emporia State University has a graduate program for you.

Why choose Emporia State?

Emporia State University prides itself in offering a quality education for affordable tuition rates. Additionally, new graduate student scholarships are available to both online and on campus students, assisting in making graduate school a financially viable option.

Why continue your education?

  • According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over the course of a lifetime, a person with a master’s degree with earn on average $400,000 more than those with a bachelor’s degree.
  • Doctoral degree holders will earn approximately $1.3 million more than those who hold a bachelor’s degree.

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