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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.  For the most current list of online programs or to learn more about online offerings, please visit DELO Online.  To learn more about teacher certification (including endorsements), please visit the Office of Teacher Services

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

* - 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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