Graduate Education Degrees — 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.

Programs include:

  • 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
  • Masters of Arts in Education — Middle Grades Education
  • Master of Arts in Education — School Librarian
  • Adding Certification — 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.

Programs include:

  • Master of Arts in Education — Instructional Leadership
  • Specialist in Education
  • Teacher Leader Endorsement Preparation
  • Supervisor of Instruction Endorsement Preparation
  • Director of Pupil Personnel Endorsement Preparation
  • Superintendent of Schools Endorsement Preparation

Special 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.

Programs include:

  • 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
  • Moderate and Severe Disabilities Certification Preparation
  • Learning and Behavior Disorders Certification Preparation
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Certification Preparation
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Certification Preparation