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Online Education Degrees & Certificates

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Master of Arts in Education

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Degree Program

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Master of Arts in Teaching

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Degree Program

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Specialist in Education

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EKU Online > Online Education Degrees & Certificates

EKU’s Online Graduate Programs Continue a Century-Old Tradition of Preparing Leading Educators at All Levels

Whether you want more in-depth study in your current field or additional certification to boost your credentials, EKU Online could be your first step to enhancing your existing teaching certificate while maintaining your professional and personal obligations.

Graduates of the MAEd programs who hold teacher certification in Kentucky will be eligible to apply for certification and/or endorsement depending upon the degree program they select, including the Kentucky Teacher Leader Endorsement.

If you do not hold teacher certification in Kentucky, please consult with your state’s licensing agency to determine whether our program will meet your state’s licensure requirements.

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Graduate Education Degree & Certificate Options

Graduate degree program for certified teachers
Graduate degree program for those who hold a non-teaching bachelor’s degree
Post-Master's Program

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EKU has been a leader in online education for more than 15 years, providing more than 50 online degree and certificate options.

A regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university, EKU is ranked among the nation’s best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.

Support Services

Our students receive online tutoring and career services at no charge. EKU provides convenient assistance with a wide range of both subject specific, and general tutoring needs.

Generous Transfer Credit

You’ve worked hard for your credits. EKU Online helps you put them to work towards your degree with a generous credit transfer policy for hours earned at other universities.

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Scholarships

Advancing your career doesn’t have to break the bank. EKU Online offers a range of scholarships designed to address the financial needs of our students.

Military Friendly

EKU provides dedicated support to military students, including discounted tuition.

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We don’t just give students an education and experiences that set them up for success in a career. We help them succeed in their career—to discover a field they’re passionate about and dare to lead it.

  • “I can confidently say that — as someone who doesn’t even live in the United States — EKU’s online program has been extremely accommodating and flexible. I can discuss advising appointments over email, and I can have my textbooks shipped to my address overseas.” – Sydney Garner Lewis
  • “After the birth of our first child, I knew I needed to go back and finish what I started,” said McKenzie. “I was happy that I could pick up where I left off at EKU even though I lived in a different state.” – EKU Online student and mom
  • “I chose EKU because I am a unique student with unique needs, and EKU provides an avenue for students like me to succeed.” – EKU Online Psychology student Jason Tate
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