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WKU Educator Discount Fall 2020 – Summer 2024

Educators continue to work harder than ever, and WKU wants to thank them for the exceptional work they have done in ensuring that students of the Commonwealth continue to learn through this extraordinary time. We have reduced the rate of graduate education for Kentucky licensed educators to $350/credit hour for the 2020 - 2024 academic year. WKU also offers a discount for licensed educators in border states.

The WKU Educator Discount will….

Allow Kentucky educators the opportunity to earn graduate credit at WKU at a rate that is $257 below the standard graduate tuition rate, and $65 below the 2019 - 2020 rate of $415/hr for graduate education programs.

Who is Eligible for the Discount?

Anyone who is a legal resident of Kentucky and holds a current Kentucky Educator License issued by the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) will be eligible to take graduate education courses at WKU for $350 per credit hour.
(Doctoral courses are not eligible)

I Want to Take a WKU Graduate Course, How Do I Sign Up?

First-time students new to WKU may apply to the Graduate School to enroll as a non-degree seeking student.

First Time Non-Degree Seeking

I Want to Earn a WKU Graduate Degree, How Do I Sign Up?

Students seeking to begin their master’s degree at WKU may apply to the Graduate School as a degree-seeking student.

Graduate School Degree-Seeking

(All students must submit a copy of their current Kentucky Educator License at the time of application)


Frequently Asked Questions:

All approved matriculation forms are viewable on TopNet ( Click Student Services > Student Records > View Graduate Program Documents ). Please make sure the certificate date on file is currently active.
Save the form to your desktop, complete, and save. After obtaining the appropriate approvals, e-mail forms to graduate.school@wku.edu. If you have technical issues please contact the WKU IT help desk,
Please contact the Billings and Receivables office.
Phone: (270) 745-6381
Fax: (270) 745-6584

“The sudden transition to NTI across the state presented challenges for our school systems, teachers and students, and our educators stepped up to meet those challenges. This program builds on WKU’s strong history of educating educators and helping them prepare students—our most precious resource—to be the future of our Commonwealth.” – Dr. Corinne M. Murphy, Dean, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences.

For questions or more information, contact Mrs. Tammy Spinks: Tammy.Spinks@wku.edu.



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