EKU’s graduate education programs are divided into three disciplines.
Curriculum and Instruction
The department of curriculum and instruction is responsible for program advisement and development in elementary education, middle grades education, gifted education, literacy, secondary education, and library science. Programs of study may lead to the Master of Arts in Education degree, Rank II, Rank I, endorsements and certifications. At this time, EKU Online offers options in all areas except secondary education.
Master of Arts in Education — Elementary Education
Master of Arts in Education — Gifted Education
Master of Arts in Education – Instructional Leadership
Master of Arts in Education — Literacy P-12
Master of Arts in Education — Middle Grades Education
Master of Arts in Education — School Librarian
Gifted Education Endorsement Preparation
Literacy Endorsement Preparation
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
The department of educational leadership and policy studies is responsible for preparing highly effective professional leaders who will develop productive environments for academic excellence and equity.
Master of Arts in Education — Instructional Leadership
Specialist in Education
Our Master of Arts in Special Education degrees prepare educators to work in a variety of capacities with persons with disabilities. Earning a master’s degree allows educators to improve their current skillsets and subject knowledge or expand their areas of expertise in the field of special education. Graduates are poised to advance their education career and increase their earning potential.
Master of Arts in Education — Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders
Master of Arts in Education — Special Education, Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Master of Arts in Education — Special Education, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
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