Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
The online Ed.D. is a practitioner doctorate, designed for those who plan to work in leadership positions in schools as a practicing scholar. It is a practical degree built around action research relevant to your current work in educational institutions and culminates in a three-chapter action research dissertation. You will take leadership, research, and elective courses. For more information about this program, please contact: Dr. John Nash.
Master of Education in Teacher Leadership (M.Ed.)
The online Teacher Leadership Program prepares teachers to assume diverse leadership roles and functions and provides knowledge and skill development for teacher leaders who may decide to become educational administrators or complete a doctoral degree program. For more information about this program, please contact: Dr. Tricia Brown-Ferrigno.
Specialist (Ed.S.) in Teacher Leadership
The online Teacher Leadership Program Ed.S. provides personalized leadership development balanced with peer networking and collegial support through participation in a learning cohort. The curricular content, learning activities, field-based experiences, and professional reflections provide specialized leadership development which you can use in the classrooms or as a leader of a school or , district. For more information about this program, please contact: Dr. Tricia Brown-Ferrigno.
Teacher Leadership Endorsement
If you are a Kentucky teacher who already holds a master’s degree, this online program may be for you. Upon completing the program, you will be qualified for a Teacher Leader Endorsement to your valid Kentucky Professional Certificate for Teachers. In this program you will actively engage in instructional leadership practices through both formal and informal teacher-leader roles in their schools, districts, and the broader education system. For more information about this program, please contact: Dr. Tricia Brown-Ferrigno.
Superintendent Certification Program
The online UK Superintendent Certification Program exposes you to outstanding faculty and mentors who convey knowledge and best practice all within a superintendent’s annual work cycle. Work-embedded learning and a flipped classroom model offers you flexibility as you engage in problem-solving sessions with state and nationally prominent faculty and invited presenters. This research-based, standards-aligned (ISLLC), and performance-assessed program is designed to prepare you as a next generation superintendent to lead instructionally-effective school districts. For more information about this program, please contact: Dr. Lars Björk.
Graduate Certificate in School Technology Leadership
The online Graduate Certificate in School Technology Leadership is “mini-degree” which student may earn (it appears on a student’s transcript) by completing a five-course program on the role technology plays in our education systems. These courses are an excellent resource for teachers, principals, superintendents, district technology coordinators, media specialists and other educators interested in how to lead in the presence of technology. Students may combine this program with our degree programs as a specialization or elective focus. For more information about this program, please contact: Dr. John Nash.