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Why Choose the UK College of Education?

The graduate faculty members at the UK College of Education are a carefully selected group of world class educators and researchers who compete at the top of their fields in research and publication. They work diligently with our graduate students to ensure that our students graduate ready to embark on or continue successful careers.

Many of our graduate students gain impressive publication and presentation records during their studies. If your goal is to graduate with a professional portfolio, our faculty advisors will help connect you with resources to do so.

If you intend to gain field experience in your chosen career, the College of Education is the right place for you. We maintain strong partnerships in the community that allow our graduate students to gain valuable experience and to forge industry connections that are crucial in achieving post-graduate success.

Our partnerships with schools and communities provide an environment where students see their work occurring not just within the walls of academic buildings, but also in local, state, and global communities. Our faculty members provide students with opportunities to make a difference and conduct innovative and meaningful research.

Here you will find an environment that values you as an individual. Your professors will challenge you academically and professionally to work at your highest level. The connections you make in your graduate program at UK will position you for success in your chosen field.

We invite you to explore our website and learn about the exceptional work occurring in the College of Education.


All Degrees

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Education, with options in:

Literacy EducationHybrid Online

Teaching Secondary STEM EducationHybrid Online – includes teacher certification options in:

  • Math
  • Science

Master of Science (M.S.)

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Education Specialist (Ed.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education Sciences with options in:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Policy Studies: Educational Evaluation and Policy
  • Educational Policy Studies: Philosophical and Cultural Inquiry
  • Educational Leadership
  • Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Quantitative and Psychometric Methods
  • STEM Education

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Instruction and Administration with options in:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education Sciences with a Curriculum and Instruction Option

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling with options in:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education Sciences with options in:

  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
  • Special Education
  • Rehabilitation Counseling

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership Studies – Fully Online

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education Sciences with an Educational Leadership Studies Option

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Policy Studies, Measurement, and Evaluation

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Studies in Higher Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Counseling Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Educational Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in School Psychology

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Exercise Science with options in:

  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education Sciences with options in:

  • Health Education
  • Physical Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education Sciences with a STEM Education Option

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