Academic Programs, Departments and Offices

The College of Education is dedicated to preparing the highest quality educators and related professionals for Kentucky and beyond. Our graduates integrate content, effective pedagogical skills, and dispositions that foster life-long growth and learning.  Being true to our heritage as a school of opportunity, the College of Education provides a climate that supports, challenges, and enriches candidates aspiring to careers in a diverse, complex, and technological society.  The College of Education encourages and supports research and scholarship in all the disciplines in the college.


Departments and Degree Programs

Complete details regarding programs are included in the undergraduate and graduate university catalogs.

1. American Sign Language and Interpreter Education

  • Office: (859-622-4966) - Wallace 215
  • Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Studies; Bachelor of Science in ASL-English Interpretation
  • Minor: American Sign Language
2. Counseling and Educational Psychology
  • Office(859-622-1124) - Bert Combs 417
  • Degrees: Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling 
  • Endorsement: Individual Intellectual Assessment
3. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Office: (859-622-1125) - Bert Combs 405
  • Degrees: Master of Arts in Education (Teacher Leader) with an emphases in the following: Educational Leadership and School Safety; Specialist in Education in Educational Administration and Supervision; Doctorate of Education.
  • Certifications: Administrator of Pupil Personnel Services, School Principal, School Superintendent, and Supervisor of Instruction.
School of Clinical Educator Preparation
4. Curriculum and Instruction
  • Office(859-622-2154) - Bert Combs 215
  • Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Middle Grade Education; Master of Arts in Teaching in Middle Grade Education and Secondary Teaching fields; Master of Arts in Education (Teacher Leader) with an emphases in the following: elementary education, middle grade education, gifted/talented education, reading/writing, library science, and secondary teaching fields; Sixth year nondegree continuing certification programs (Rank I) are offered in elementary education, middle grade education, library science, and secondary teaching fields.
  • Endorsements: Drivers Education (8-12); Environmental Education (P-12); Gifted Education (P-12); Instructional Computer Technology (P-12); Teaching English as a Second Language (P-12)
5. Special Education
  • Office: (859-622-2442) - Wallace 245
  • Degrees: Bachelor of Science in Special Education with options in Communication Disorders, Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Early Childhood Special Education (IECE), and Learning and Behavior Disorders; Master of Arts in Education in Communication Disorders; Master of Arts in Education (Teacher Leader) with an emphases in the following: Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Early Childhood Special Education (IECE), and Learning and Behavior Disorders; Master of Arts in Teaching in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education. Sixth year nondegree continuing certification programs (Rank I) are offered in Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Early Childhood Special Education (IECE), and Learning and Behavior Disorders.
  • Certification Only: Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Director of Special Education, Early Childhood Special Education (IECE), Learning and Behavior Disorders and Moderate and Severe Disabilities.
4. Master of Arts in Teaching

 


OFFICES

Adult Education Program – Madison, Garrard and Clay Counties

Educational Research, Assessment, & Technology (859-622-1265) - Bert Combs 416

Grants (859-622-2962) - Bert Combs 432

Kentucky Education Collaborative for State Agency Children (KECSAC) (859-622-8538) - Case Annex 104

Migrant Education (859-622-8447) - Miller 110

Speech-Language Hearing Clinic (859-622-4444) - Wallace 278

Center for the Preparation of Educational Professionals: Office of Student Success, Office of Licensure and Certification, and Office of Clinical Experiences  (859-622-1828) - Bert Combs 423

Technology Office (859-622-2172) - Bert Combs 430


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