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.
- Office: (859-622-4966) - Wallace 215
- Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Studies; Bachelor of Science in ASL-English Interpretation
- Minor: American Sign Language
- Office: (859-622-1124) - Bert Combs 417
- Degrees: Master of Arts in Human Services, Mental Health Counseling, and School Counseling
- Endorsement: Individual Intellectual Assessment
- 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.
- Office: (859-622-2154) - Bert Combs 215
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Middle Grade Education, Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and Learning and Behavior Disorders
Graduate: Master of arts in Teaching in Elementary, Middle Grade, and Secondary Teaching fields; Master of Arts in education (Teacher Leader) with and emphasis in elementary education, middle grade education, and secondary teaching fields; Master of Arts in Education in Gifted Education, Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education, Library Science, Literacy, and Special Education. Sixth year nondegree continuing certification programs (Rank I) are offered in Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Early Childhood Special Education (IECE), Elementary Education, Middle Grade Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders, Library Science, and secondary teaching fields.
- Certifications: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Certification, Director of Special Education Certification; Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Certification; Learning and Behavior Disorders; Moderate and Severe Disabilities Certification 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 emphasis 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: Environmental Education (P-12); Gifted Education (P-12); Instructional Computer Technology (P-12); Literacy (P-12); Math Specialist (P-5); Teacher Leader; and Teaching English as a Second Language (P-12)
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
Professional Education Services: Offices of Clinical Experiences, Admissions, Licensure, and Certification (859)-622-8620 - Bert Combs 423
Technology Office (859-622-2172) - Bert Combs 430