EKU’s graduate education programs are divided into three disciplines.
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.
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.
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.