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Northern Kentucky University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Highland Heights, KY

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Anthropology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Communication
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Informatics
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Network and System Administration/Administrator
  • Neuroscience
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Communication/journalism, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, nursing
Special Programs
Accelerated program, 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
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


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

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
602
Part-Time Faculty
480
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
37%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 44% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


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

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
678,345
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
200
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
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 Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Health Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Nursing--General

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Juris Doctor

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Law

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