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MSU graduate education programs top national ranking list

Best Masters in K-12 Education BadgeMorehead State University has its foundations as an institution that prioritizes training teachers, and its teaching programs are no strangers to national rankings. Now, a graduate-level education program at MSU has been ranked the best in the nation. has ranked MSU’s Master of Arts in Teaching program the top program in its Top 50 Master’s in K-12 Education Degree Programs. The website evaluated these programs on faculty, cost, flexibility and reputation. To compile this list, evaluated 179 colleges and universities and a total of 299 education programs to assemble this Top 50 list. 

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Students who have earned a bachelor's degree and are looking for a change in career can earn a teaching certificate through MSU’s Ernst & Sara Lane Volgenau College of Education via the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Completion of the MAT program results in a master's degree and a Kentucky teaching certification. The programs are designed for individuals who have earned an undergraduate degree in a certification content area or closely related field. 

You can complete MAT Certification in: 

MSU is discounting graduate tuition on all 600-level courses within the Volgenau College of Education until May 2025. The rate is the same as the University’s undergraduate tuition rate, which is currently $374 per credit hour.    

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To learn more details on the reduced tuition, as well as information on graduate and certification programs offered by the Volgenau College of Education, visit

For more information about MSU’s Volgenau College of Education and its programs, call 606-783-2162 or visit