EKU Online: Graduate Education Degrees

Quality instruction from a proven leader in teacher education. 

Eastern Kentucky University has prepared leading educators for more than a century, EKU’s online graduate programs continue that tradition, allowing you to enhance your existing teaching certificate while maintaining your professional and personal obligations.

Whether you want more in-depth study in your current field or additional certification to boost your credentials, EKU Online helps you meet your goals on your terms.

As an online education student, you will benefit from:

  • Participating in core curriculum focused on training teachers as leaders while gaining expertise in a selected area  
  • Engaging in assignments and action research that build critical thinking skills
  • Receiving 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).

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.