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Murray State University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Murray, KY

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • General Studies
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Communications, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Management
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio and Television
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Youth Services/Administration
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Engineering technologies
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 32% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Public Administration, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Music Education

Master's Programs of Study

  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counselor Education
  • Economic Development
  • Economics
  • Education of Students with Severe/Multiple Disabilities
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Human Services
  • Middle School Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Safety Engineering
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Vocational and Technical Education
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Arts

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Counselor Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • English Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Human Development
  • Human Services
  • Middle School Education
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing--General
  • School Psychology
  • Secondary Education
  • Writing

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