Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University established the post-graduate studies in 1992 to promote collaboration of teaching and mutual projects between Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University and Khon Kaen University. The field of study first offered was Education Administration, and the graduate would receive master degree from Khon Kaen University but students studied at Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University. After the act of Rajabhat Institute 1995 was enforced, the university has established the Master of Education Program and Master of Educational Administration. SNRU is one of the Rajabhat institutes in which the programs are approved by the Civil Service Commission in 1998.
Currently, five doctoral programs, ten master’s programs, and Graduate Diploma in Teacher Profession are being offered.