Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs

College of Education (Interdisciplinary)

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

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Master of Arts in Education (M.A. in Ed.) including teacher certification with options in:

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Literacy Education

Master of Science (M.S.) in Instructional Systems Design – Fully Online

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

Graduate Certificate in Distance Education – Fully Online

Graduate Certificate in Next Generation Teaching and Learning


Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling

Master of Science (M.S.) in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education

Master of Science (M.S.) in Special Education with options in:

  • Moderate & Severe Disabilities – Hybrid Online
  • Learning & Behavior Disorders
  • Assistive Technology

Master of Science (M.S.) in Applied Behavior Analysis

Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (M.R.C.) – Fully Online

Specialist (Ed.S.) in Special Education

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

Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (initial certification) – Hybrid Online

Graduate Certificate in Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology

Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Graduate Certificate in Distance Education – Fully Online

Graduate Certificate in Inclusive Education

Graduate Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling – Fully Online

Alternative Certificate in Moderate & Severe Disabilities – Hybrid Online

Certificate in Teacher Preparation in Visual Impairments:

  • Initial Certification
  • Alternate Certification
  • Advanced Certification (leading to a rank change)

Department of Educational Leadership Studies

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Teacher Leadership – Fully Online

Specialist (Ed.S.) in Teacher Leadership – Fully Online

Specialist (Ed.S.) in Principal Preparation

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

Graduate Certificate in School Technology Leadership – Fully Online

Principalship Certification Program – Hybrid Online

Superintendent Certification Program – Fully Online

Teacher Leadership Endorsement – Fully Online


Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation

Master of Science (M.S.) in Higher Education

Master of Science (M.S.) in Social and Philosophical Studies

Master of Science (M.S.) in Research Methods in Education – Fully Online

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

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

Graduate Certificate in International Education

Graduate Certificate in Research Methods in Education – Fully Online


Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology

Master of Science in Education (M.S. in Ed.) in Counseling Psychology

Master of Science in Education (M.S. in Ed.) in Educational Psychology

Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in School Psychology

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

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

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


Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Master of Science (M.S.) in Kinesiology and Health Promotion with options in:

  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Health Promotion
  • Sport Leadership
  • Teaching and Coaching

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

Graduate Certificate in Health Coaching


Department of STEM Education

Master of Science in Education (M.S. in Ed.) including teacher certification with options in:

  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Secondary Biology
  • Secondary Chemistry
  • Secondary Earth Science
  • Secondary Physics

Master of Science in STEM Education

  • Research in STEM Education Option
  • Rank II Certification Option

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