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Online Graduate Education Degrees at KU

The University of Kansas School of Education offers a variety of online education degrees, graduate certificates and licensure endorsements to meet the needs of today's teachers, administrators, specialists and other education professionals.

The KU School of Education has earned its place at the forefront of contemporary pedagogy through its history of achievement and excellence. Our faculty are passionate educators like yourself, and they understand through their years of experience how best to apply theoretical knowledge to real classrooms. Join a community of fellow educators who are truly making a difference for students at the classroom, district, state and national levels with an online master's degree, graduate certificate or licensure endorsement from KU.

The KU School of Education is consistently ranked among the best of its kind in the nation. A degree from KU can be a true asset on your resume, showing current and prospective employers that you are dedicated to your field and that you have learned from the best. And with the education you receive at KU, you'll be more prepared to guide students to their own brightest futures—making a real difference for generations of students to come.

An online education degree from KU will help you develop new techniques and curricula that can start making a difference in your teaching right away—our programs are practical and relevant, designed to have an impact in your classroom today and on your career to come.

The KU Advantage

Our programs are consistently ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report:

Why the KU School of Education?

Our faculty are respected and accomplished researchers and practitioners.

Learn from instructors whose research has been published extensively in the field of education, who lead acclaimed research and service institutes, and who translate theory into practice you can use every day in your own classroom.

Our students bring diverse perspectives and teaching expertise into the classroom.

Learn among and from a highly varied group of peers, sharing your experiences with high-caliber students from a multitude of backgrounds who can introduce you to new methods of problem-solving and prepare you to teach diverse students yourself.

Our network of alumni work as educators, administrators and service providers across the country and around the world.

Graduate into a community of educators who will share their career wisdom and serve as a professional resource, whether you remain at your current school or pursue new opportunities.

Our convenient online graduate programs are designed for busy students with full-time work and life commitments.

We've developed programs with students like you in mind. Access your coursework anytime, anywhere. Depending on your goals, choose from graduate certificate and licensure endorsement programs that can be completed in as few as six to eight months or master’s degree programs that can be completed in as few as two years.

Our powerful, custom-built technology makes our online courses truly interactive.

You may not be in the same physical room with your instructors and classmates, but our virtual learning tools let you participate in discussions and ask and answer questions just as easily as if you were.

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Online Graduate Programs

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Prepare for a leadership role and make administrative change at the school, district, regional or national level.

Important Dates

Application Deadline

August 9
Fall 2019 Term

Next Start

August 26
Fall 2019 Term


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