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College of Education and Applied Human Sciences

EKU's College of Education & Applied Human Sciences offers multiple bachelor, master, doctorate, minor, certification, specialist, and Rank I programs for educators, administrators, counselors, speech pathologists, American Sign Language Interpreters, and for careers in child and family studies, food & nutrition, and global hospitality & tourism.

CHOOSE YOUR CAREER

Be an American Sign Language Interpreter
Undergraduate degree in American Sign Language Interpretation and minor in American Sign Language.
Child & Family Studies
On-campus or online undergraduate degree with 3 concentration choices: Child Development, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE), Family Studies.
Be a clinical mental health counselor or school counselor
Graduate degree in clinical mental health counseling or school counseling.
Become a school principal, curriculum specialist, or superintendent at EKU
Master’s, Specialist, and Doctorate Degrees for School Leaders, Principals, Superintendents.
Be a Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher or Extension Agent
Undergraduate degree to teach middle or high school family & consumer sciences or to be an extension agent.
Be a chef, restaurant manager, food service manager, dietician, or nutritionist.
Undergraduate degree with 2 concentration choices: Dietetics or Culinary Nutrition & Food Management
 Be a 
 Brewery Tour Guide, Food Tour Director, Sommelier or a Hotel, Casino, or Attractions Manager
100% online undergraduate degree with 2 concentration choices: Gastronomic Tourism or Sustainable Hospitality.
Be a Speech-Language Pathologist, Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant or an Audiologist.
Undergraduate and graduate degrees for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology.
Be an elementary, middle, high school, special education teacher or earn a Rank I or Rank II pay raise.
Undergraduate and graduate degrees for elementary, middle, secondary, special education teaching, teaching endorsements, adding certifications, and Rank II and Rank I programs.
 
 

OPPORTUNITIES IN THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & APPLIED HUMAN SCIENCES

Kentucky teachers get discounted graduate tuition at EKU.
Kentucky teachers get discounted graduate tuition at EKU."
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DEPARTMENTS

American Sign Language and Interpreter Education
Undergraduate degree in American Sign Language Interpretation and minor in American Sign Language.
Applied Human Sciences
Undergraduate degrees, minors, and certificates for Child & Family Studies, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Food & Nutrition, Global Hospitality & Tourism.
Clinical Therapeutic Programs
Undergraduate and graduate degrees for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology; Graduate degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling.
Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership
Undergraduate and graduate degrees for teachers, school leaders/administrators; Rank I & II programs; teaching endorsements.
Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership
Admission to the Teacher Education Program, Clinical Experiences, Student Teaching, Certification for Educators.
 
 

Career Options

Bachelor Degrees

High School and All Grades Teaching Options

Graduate Degrees

Doctoral Degrees

  • EKU College of Education and Applied Human Sciences
  • 521 Lancaster Avenue
  • Bert Combs 420
  • Richmond, KY 40475
  • Phone: (859) 622-1175
  • coedean@eku.edu