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Western Kentucky University Majors

Graduation Statistics

47%

graduate within six years
  • 51% within eight years
  • 21% within four years
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3,928 Graduates
Western Kentucky University offers bachelors through masters degrees.
Associate's Bachelor's Master's

Faculty Overview

1,971 Faculty
Full Time
  • 1,198 Instructional
  • 2 Research
  • 0 Public Service
Part Time
  • 769 Instructional
  • 2 Research
  • 0 Public Service

Study Options

Distance Learning

Can't make it to the campus? This college has remote classroom options.

Study Abroad Opportunities

This college has programs to study and gain cultural experiences in countries around the world.

Teacher Certification Offered

This college offers teacher certification.

ROTC - Army

Get leadership training and money for tuition.

ROTC - Air Force

Develop valuable leadership skills and earn scholarships that cover tuition, books and extra expenses.

Reviews Academic Rigor
  • Cameran from Campbellsburg, KY
  • 5
  • The faculty at WKU are highly skilled and most are personable with their students. It's obvious that they want to share their knowledge and they do this on a personal…

  • Aug-05-2009 Read More

Programs & Majors

AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Agricultural Production Operations, General 4 - - -
Agriculture, General - 71 3 -
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Architectural Technology/Technician - 8 - -
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Asian Studies/Civilization - 3 - -
Folklore Studies - - 10 -
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Biochemistry - 7 - -
Biology/Biological Sciences, General - 130 22 -
Biotechnology - 1 - -
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Accounting - 40 - -
Business Administration and Management, General 25 101 38 -
Business/Managerial Economics - 8 - -
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies - 15 - -
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary 9 - - -
Finance, General - 56 - -
Hospitality Administration/Management, General 2 36 - -
International Business/Trade/Commerce - 21 - -
Management Information Systems, General - 61 - -
Management Science - 8 - -
Marketing/Marketing Management, General - 60 - -
Organizational Leadership - - 13 -
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Advertising - 36 - -
Broadcast Journalism - 45 - -
Journalism - 25 - -
Mass Communication/Media Studies - 7 - -
Organizational Communication, General - 33 - -
Photojournalism - 18 - -
Public Relations/Image Management - 24 - -
Radio and Television - 2 - -
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - 30 13 -
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Computer and Information Sciences, General - 17 31 -
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician 6 - - -
Information Technology - 43 - -
EDUCATION Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching - - 12 -
Art Teacher Education - - 7 -
Business Teacher Education - 4 - -
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services - - 12 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 7 7 9 -
Education, General - - 1 -
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other - - 22 -
Educational Leadership and Administration, General - - - 20
Elementary Education and Teaching - 183 75 -
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education - 39 - -
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching - 43 16 -
Music Teacher Education - - 7 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - 15 19 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 3 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - 41 -
Special Education and Teaching, General - 7 74 -
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels - 29 - -
Technical Teacher Education 10 - - -
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education - 6 - -
ENGINEERING Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Civil Engineering, General - 30 - -
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - 13 - -
Mechanical Engineering - 23 - -
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD 2 - - -
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician - 1 - -
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician - 20 - -
Engineering/Industrial Management - - 3 -
Industrial Technology/Technician - 16 - -
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 1 16 - -
Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment Management and Recycling Technology/Technician 3 - - -
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
English Language and Literature, General - 45 10 -
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other - 10 - -
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Apparel and Textiles, General - 40 - -
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
French Language and Literature - 7 - -
German Language and Literature - 4 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - 31 - -
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist - - 79 -
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist - 3 - -
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General - 31 - -
Community Health and Preventive Medicine - 31 - -
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 10 27 - -
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 2 - - -
Environmental Health - 6 - -
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 29 - - -
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General - 12 - -
Health/Health Care Administration/Management - 26 8 -
Public Health, General - - 24 -
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 86 116 50 -
HISTORY Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
History, General - 65 4 -
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 16 - - -
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
General Studies 59 290 - -
LIBRARY SCIENCE Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Library and Information Science - - 57 -
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Mathematics, General - 34 23 -
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis - 17 - -
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other - 3 - -
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - 44 - -
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General - 20 85 -
Sports Studies - 23 - -
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Religion/Religious Studies - 25 - -
PHYSICAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Chemistry, General - 75 13 -
Geology/Earth Science, General - 16 - -
Meteorology - 6 - -
Physical Sciences - 4 - -
Physics, General - 12 - -
PSYCHOLOGY Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Counseling Psychology - - 47 -
Psychology, General - 110 15 -
School Psychology - - 5 -
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Public Administration - - 25 -
Social Work - 48 65 -
SOCIAL SCIENCES Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Anthropology - 27 - -
Applied Economics - - 6 -
Criminology - - 7 -
Economics, General - 15 - -
Geographic Information Science and Cartography - 3 - -
Geography - 16 7 -
International Relations and Affairs - 8 - -
Political Science and Government, General - 53 - -
Social Sciences, General - 33 - -
Sociology - 101 12 -
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - 13 - -
Dance, General - 5 - -
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General - 6 - -
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other - 11 - -
Fine/Studio Arts, General - 48 - -
Music Performance, General - 16 - -
Music, Other - 11 - -