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Graduate Programs


WKU Owensboro has been helping students earn their graduate degrees for nearly 50 years. See below for program information and what options are available online or on campus. Contact the WKU Graduate School here for advising and specific questions! 

  Graduate Programs:

Master of Arts

Organizational Leadership




Social Responsibility and Sustainable Communities                                                    

Master of Arts in Education

Adult EducationCommunity and Technical College ConcentrationHigher Education ConcentrationTraining and Development ConcentrationGeneral Concentration 

 Education and Behavioral Science Studies

Master of Arts in Education - Teacher Leader Programs (Requires Teacher Certification for Admission)

Elementary Education 

Middle Grades

Secondary Education

Exceptional Education (including alternative route to exceptional education)

Literacy Education

Early Childhood Education

Gifted Education & Talent Development

Physical Education (concentration in physical education or exercise science)

Non-Degree Teacher Education Program: Rank I Program Options (Elementary, Middle Grades, Secondary Education and School Administration)

Master of Business Administration  (MBA)

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Master of Public Health (MPH, Generalist Concentration)

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Master of Science


Child and Family Studies

Engineering Technology Management

Instructional Design

Library Media Education

Speech-Language Pathology

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN: Educator, Practitioner, Administrator or Occupational Health)

Master of Science in Recreation and Sports Administration: Athletic AdministrationFacility and Event ManagementIntercollegiate Athletic AdministrationSports Media and Branding


 Graduate Certificate Programs:

 Environmental Health and Safety

 Instructional Design

 International Student Services

 Autism Spectrum Disorders

 Leadership Studies

 Women Studies

 Gifted and Talented Teaching Endorsement

How can we assist you?

WKU Owensboro can help you reach your goals.

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