Graduate Program Coordinators

The names and email addresses for EKU's graduate program coordinators are listed in the table below. Please contact the appropriate coordinator for your program if you have questions about the admission requirements or need other information about the program.

Graduate Program

Grad Department

Advisor/Email

EKU Online Contact

(Online Program or Online Concentration)

Master of Arts:

 

 

English

Dr. Gerald Nachtwey

 

History

Dr. Brad Wood

 

Student Personnel Services in Higher Education

Dr. Rose Skepple

 

Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Kim Naugle

 

Mathematics

Dr. Lisa Kay

 

Master of Arts in Education:

 

 

Communication Disorders

Dr. Kellie Ellis

 

Elementary Education

Dr. April Blakely

EKU Online Contacts:

Dr. Barbara Shoemaker

John Hepner

 

Gifted Education

Dr. April Blakely

EKU Online Contacts:

Dr. Barbara Shoemaker

John Hepner

Instructional Leadership

Dr. Tara Shepperson

EKU Online Contacts:

Dr. Barbara Shoemaker

John Hepner

Middle Grade Education

Dr. April Blakely

EKU Online Contacts:

Dr. Barbara Shoemaker

John Hepner

 

Reading - Writing (Literacy)

Dr. April Blakely

EKU Online Contacts:

Dr. Barbara Shoemaker

John Hepner

 

School Counseling

Dr. Kim Naugle 

 

School Media Librarian

Dr. Ralph Turner

EKU Online Contacts:

Dr. Treva Macy

John Hepner

Secondary Education

Dr. April Blakely

 

Special Education

Dr. Michelle Gremp

EKU Online Contacts:

Dr. Treva Macy

John Hepner

Master of Arts in Teaching:

 

 

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood

Dr. Michelle Gremp

 

Middle Grades

Dr. April Blakely

 

P-12 Programs

Dr. April Blakely

 

Secondary Education

Dr. April Blakely

 

Master of Business Administration

Dr. Thomas Erekson

 

Master of Fine Arts: Bluegrass Writers Studio

Dr. Robert Johnson

 

Master of Music

Dr. Christine Carucci

EKU Online Contact:

Brenna Holmes

Master of Public Administration

Dr. Leann Beaty

EKU Online Contact:

Elizabeth Sartor

Master of Public Health:

 

 

Community Health Education

Dr. Phyllis Bryden

 

Industrial Hygiene

Dr. Gary Brown

 

Public Health Nutrition

Karina Christopher

 

Environmental Health Science

Dr. Sheila Pressley

 

Master of Science:

 

 

Biology

Dr. Oliver Oakley

 

Career & Technical Education

Dr. Tim Ross

 

Chemistry

Dr. Donghui Quan

 

Computer Science

Dr. Mengkun Yang

 

Justice, Policy & Leadership

Dr. Peter Kraska

 

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Dr. Peter Kraska

CJ Contact: Amy Eades

Applied Engineering and Technology Management

Dr. Dennis Field

 

Mathematics

Dr. Lisa Kay

 

Occupational Therapy

Dr. Mary Ellen Thompson

 

Physical Education

Dr. Heather Adams-Blair

 

Psychology - General

Dr. Robert Mitchell

 

Psychology - Ind/Org

Dr. Jaime Henning

 

Recreation and Park Administration

Dr. Jon McChesney

 

Safety, Security & Emergency Mgmt

Dr. Tom Schneid

SEM Online Contact:

Kim Chitwood

Athletic Training

Dr.Matthew Sabin

Master of Science in Nursing:

 

 

Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Brooke Bentley

EKU Online Contact:

Halie Sissle

Rural Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

 

Dr. Pamela Lusk

EKU Online Contact:

Lindsey Turner

Nursing Administration

Dr. Melanie Johnson

EKU Online Contact:

Lindsey Turner

Specialist Degrees:

 

 

Specialist Degree: Educational Admin & Supervision

 

EKU Online Contacts:

Dr. Barbara Shoemaker

John Hepner

Specialist Degree: Psychology

Dr. Andrea Strait

 

Doctoral:

 

 

Doctorate in Education:
Educ Leadership & Policy Studies
Counselor Education & Supervision

Dr. Charles Hausman - Edu Leadership & Policy Studies
Dr. Carol Sommer - Counselor Education & Supervision

 

Doctorate in Nursing Practice

Dr. Donna Corley

EKU Online Contact: Halie Sissle

 

 

 

Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

Dr. Dana Howell

EKU Online Contact: Elizabeth Sartor

 

 

 

Doctorate in Psychology

Dr. Dustin Wygant