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The Graduate School - Programs Available

WKU offers graduate degree programs at the masters, specialist, and doctoral levels, as well as graduate certificates. Click on the academic area that interests you for more information.

Programs that indicate an "online option" may have some or all courses available online.  To learn more about online offerings, please visit DELO Online.  To learn more about teacher certification (including endorsements), please visit Office of Professional Educator Services

 Academic Program
Masters Specialist Doctoral


Degree Type Online Option* JUMP**
Accountancy X       MAcc   X
Adult Education X     X MAE X  
Advanced Worksite Health Promotion       X   X  
Aging Studies       X   X  
Agriculture X       MS    
Applied Economics X       MA   X
Art Education for Teacher Leaders X       MAE    
Autism Spectrum Disorders       X   X  
Biology X       MS X X
Biology Education for Teacher Leaders         MAE X  
Brewing and Distilling Arts and Sciences       X   X  
Business Administration X       MBA X  
Business Core Competencies       X   X  
Business Sustainability       X   X
Career Services       X   X
Chemistry X       MS   X
Child and Family Studies X       MS X  
Communicating in Healthcare       X   X
Communicating in Organizations       X   X  
Community College Faculty Preparation       X   X
Computer Science X       MS    
Counseling X       MAE    
Counselor Education   X     EdS    
Creative Writing X       MFA    
Criminology X       MA X  
Dietetic Practice       X   X
Education and Behavioral Science Studies X       MAE X
Educational Leadership     X   EdD    
Educational Technology       X   X
Elementary Education   X     EdS    
Elementary Education for Teacher Leaders X       MAE X  
Elementary Math Specialization P-5       X   X  
Engineering Technology Management X       MS X X
English X       MA X
Environmental and Occupational Health Science X       MS    
Environmental Health and Safety       X      
Facility and Event Management       X   X
Folk Studies X       MA    
Gender and Women's Studies       X   X
Geographic Information Science       X   X
Geography Education for Teacher Leaders X       MAE X  
Geoscience X       MS   X
Gifted Education and Talent Development X       MAE X  
Global Pathways to Sustainability       X   X
Health Administration X       MHA X X
Historic Preservation       X      
History X       MA X  
Homeland Security Sciences X       MS    
Instructional Design X     X MS X  
Intercollegiate Athletic Administration       X      
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Birth to Primary, for Teacher Leaders X       MAE X  
Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Birth to Primary, Initial Certification X       MAT    
International Student Services       X      
Kinesiology X       MS X X
Lean Sigma       X   X
Library Media Education X       MS X  
Literacy Education X       MAE X  
Literacy in Post-Secondary Settings       X   X
Mathematics X       MA X  
Mathematics X       MS   X
Measurement, Evaluation, and Research       X      
Middle Grades Education for Initial Certification X       MAT    
Middle Grades Education for Teacher Leaders X       MAE X  
Music X       MM    
Nonprofit Administration       X   X
Nursing X       MSN X  
Nursing Practice     X   DNP    
Organizational Communication X       MA   X
Organizational Leadership X     X MA X X
Physical Therapy     X   DPT    
Post-MSN Emergency Nurse Practitioner       X      
Post-MSN Family Nurse Practitioner       X      
Post-MSN Nurse Administrator       X   X
Post-MSN Nursing Education       X   X
Post-MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner       X      
Psychology (clinical) X   X
  MA, PsyD    
Psychology (Industrial/Organizational; Psychological Science) X       MS   X
Public Administration X       MPA    
Public Health X       MPH X
Recreation and Sport Administration X       MS X  
Religious Studies X     X MA   X
School Administration   X     EdS    
School Counseling X       MAE    
School Psychology   X     EdS    
Secondary Education   X     EdS    
Secondary Education for Initial Certification X       MAT X  
Secondary Education for Teacher Leaders X       MAE X  
Social Responsibility & Sustainable Communities X       MA X  
Social Work X       MSW X
Sociology X       MA   X
Special Education for Teacher Leaders: LBD X       MAE X  
Special Education Initial Certification: LBD X       MAT X  
Special Education: MSD X       MAE X  
Speech-Language Pathology X       MS X  
Student Affairs in Higher Education X       MAE    
Teaching-TESOL       X      

 * - some or all of the program is available online.  Please consult the program page for details.

** - JUMP = Joint Undergraduate-Master's Program.  Qualified students may complete work on undergraduate and graduate degrees simultaneously.  Please contact the academic department for more information.

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 Last Modified 9/8/17