Academic Programs

All of our online programs are accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). For more information on any of these programs, contact Susan Maxey at 606-783-2039.


One-Year Master's Degrees

At MSU, you can complete your master's degree in as little as one year. For more information, contact the appropriate department:


Online Programs

  • Doctor of Education
  • Education Specialist Degree in Adult & Higher Education
  • Master of Arts in Adult & Higher Education - Can be completed in one year
  • Master of Arts in Communication - Can be completed in one year 
  • Master of Arts in Counseling
  • Master of Arts in Education - Educational Technology with Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement
  • Master of Arts in English
  • Master of Arts in Sociology  
  • Master of Arts in Sport Management
  • Master of Arts in Wellness Promotion: 1 year and 2 year options 
  • Master of Business Administration - Can be completed in one year
  • Master of Music - Music Education - Can be completed in one year
  • Master of Public Administration  
  • Master of Science in Career and Technical Education
  • Master of Science in Engineering & Technology Management


Online Certifications

  • Director of Special Education
  • English as a Second Language Endorsement
  • Health Systems Management Certification
  • Instructional Computer Technology
  • Rank I in Career & Technical Education
  • Rank I in Educational Technology


Complete List of Programs

  • Adult and Higher Education Ed.S. 
  • Adult and Higher Education – Master of Arts
  • Art – Master of Arts
  • Biology – Master of Science
  • Biology with Concentration in Regional Analysis and Public Policy – Master of Science
  • Career and Technical Education (Agriculture) – Master of Science
  • Career and Technical Education (IET) – Master of Science
  • Career and Technical Education – Rank I Program
  • Career and Technical School Principal
  • Clinical/Counseling Psychology – Master of Science
  • Communication –Master of Arts
  • Career and Technical School Principal
  • Counseling Ed.S.(Licensed Professional Counseling Associate)
  • Counseling Ed.S.(School Counseling)
  • Counseling –Master of Arts
  • Counseling - Rank I
  • Curriculum and Instruction Ed.S. - Rank I
  • Director of Special Education Certification Program
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Education – Specialization in Adult and Higher Education Leadership
  • Doctor of Education – Specialization in Educational Technology Leadership
  • Doctor of Education – Specialization in P-12 Administrative Leadership
  • Educational Technology with Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement - Master of Arts in Education
  • Educational Technology with Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement - Rank I 
  • Engineering and Technology Management – Master of Science
  • English as a Second Language Endorsement
  • English – Master of Arts 
  • Environmental Education Endorsement - Rank I
  • General Pedagogy - Rank I
  • Gifted Education Endorsement
  • Gifted Students P-12 Endorsement - Rank I
  • Health Systems Leadership Certificate
  • Health Systems Management (HSM) Certificate
  • Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement
  • Instructional Leadership Ed.S.
  • Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education – Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
  • Literacy Specialist Endorsement P-12 - Rank I
  • MBA
  • MBA:Concentration in Health Systems Management (HSM)
  • Middle Grades5-9 — Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
  • Public Administration – Master of Public Administration
  • Music Education Concentration – Master of Music
  • Performance Concentration – Master of Music
  • Post Baccalaureate Certification in Special Education
  • School Superintendent
  • Secondary —Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) 
  • Sociology –Master of Arts 
  • Sociology –Master of Arts: Chemical Dependency Certification Concentration
  • Sociology –Master of Arts: Criminology Concentration
  • Sociology –Master of Arts: General Sociology Concentration
  • Sociology - Master of Arts:  Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Concentration
  • Space Systems Engineering – Master of Science
  • Sports Management
  • Teacher Leader -Master of Arts in Education
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) P-12 Endorsement
  • Wellness Promotion – Master of Arts
  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
    800-585-6781
  • MSU at Ashland
    1400 College Dr., Ashland, KY 41101
    800-648-5370
  • MSU at Mt. Sterling
    3400 Indian Mound Dr., Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
    859-499-0780
  • MSU at Prestonsburg
    6 Bert Combs Dr., Prestonsburg, KY 41653
    800-648-5372
  • MSU at West Liberty
    155 University Dr., West Liberty, KY 41472
    606-743-1500
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