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Graduate Programs

Looking to advance your career with a master’s degree? You’re in the right place! Eastern Kentucky University offers more than 35 master’s programs, an affordable tuition rate, and flexible learning options to fit your lifestyle. Submit your information below to stay up-to-date on enrollment deadlines, find out next steps and learn about scholarship opportunities.

EKU DOCTORAL DEGREE PROGRAMS

EDUCATIONAL DOCTORATE PROGRAM (Ed.D.)
Ed.D- Counselor Education & Supervision
Ed.D- Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

Options in: Curriculum Leadership for Social Justice and Educational Leadership, Policy Studies, and Social Justice

DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP)
Nursing

DOCTOR OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY(OTD)
OT

DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY (Psy.D.)
Psy.D.

EKU MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASTER OF ARTS (MA)
Communication Disorders
Mental Health Counseling
English & Writing Professions
History
Applied Mathematics
Options in: Secondary Mathematics, Applied Mathematics & Statistics

MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION (MAEd) 
Elementary Education
Gifted Education
School Leadership
School Librarian
Options in: Additional Certificate, Endorsement, Teacher Leader
Middle Grades Education
Options in: Agriculture, Art, Business & Marketing, Biology, Chemistry, Dual Credit Content Prep, Dual Credit Prep Instructional Computer Tech., English, Engineering & Technology Ed. (P-12), Earth Science, English as a Second Language (P-12), Family & Consumer Sciences (P-12), French, Gifted Ed. (P-12), Health, Literacy Specialist (P-12), Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Physics, Social Sciences/History, Spanish, Theatre
Literacy P-12
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Options in: Agriculture, Art, Business & Marketing, Biology, Chemistry, Instruct Comp Tech, English, Engineering & Technology, Earth Science, Family & Consumer Science Ed., Mathematics, Music, Physics, Social Science/History
Special Education
Options in: Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE), Learning and Behavior Disorders (LBD), and Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)

MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING (MAT)
Options in: Agriculture, Art, Biology, Business & Marketing, Chemistry, Deaf/Hard of Hearing Ed., Engineering & Technology Education, Elementary Education Teaching, Middle Grades, English, Earth Science, Family & Consumer Science, French, Health Education, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Ed., Mathematics, Music, Physical Education and Health Dual Certification, Physics, Social Science, Spanish, Theatre

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
On-Campus Option
Online Option

MASTER OF FINE ARTS
Creative Writing

MASTER OF MUSIC
Options in: Performance, Conducting, Music Education 

MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Options in: Community Development, Emergency Management and Disaster Resilience, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Non-Profit Management

MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Options in: Health Promotion and Environmental/Occupational Health and Sustainability 

MASTER OF SCIENCE
Athletic Training
Biology

Chemistry
Computer Science
Options in: Artificial Intelligence Data Science, Cyber Security & Digital Forensics, Game Design
Criminology & Criminal Justice  
Exercise & Sport Science           
Options in: Sports Administration and Exercise and Wellness
General Psychology 
Options in: Experimental and Applied Behavior Analysis
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Instructional Design and Learning Technology
Criminal Justice Policy and Leadership
Nursing
Options in: Rural Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Rural Health Family Nurse Practitioner
Occupational Therapy
Recreation & Park Administration
Safety, Security & Emergency Management
Options in: Construction Safety, Corporate Security Operations, Emergency Management and Disaster Resilience, Healthcare Safety, Occupational Safety, Safety Leadership, Supply Chain Management Safety and Security
Technology Management
Options in: Agriculture Operations, Construction Management, Cyber System Tech Security, Engineering Operations 

MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK
MSW Program Overview

EKU GRADUATE SPECIALIST DEGREE PROGRAM

Specialist in Education: Educational Administration Supervision