EKU Online: Graduate Education Degrees

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.

Choose from a wide range of continuing education and initial certification programs:

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.

What sets our program apart?

EKU is dedicated to preparing the highest quality educators and related professionals for Kentucky and beyond. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as content, effective pedagogical skills, and dispositions that foster life-long growth and learning.

  • 8-week terms
  • Personalized graduation plans
  • Study any time, from anywhere
  • No campus visits required
  • Core curriculum focused on training teachers as leaders while gaining expertise in a selected area  
  • Assignments and action research that build critical thinking skills
  • Individualized attention and support from dedicated faculty and staff
  • Programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • Ranked by U.S. News among the best universities offering online degrees