Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The university offers eighty majors and seventy minors, which culminate in one of the following degrees; Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Music, or Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies. There are also 5 certificate and 15 associate's degree programs available.

WKU is home to one of the best forensics (speech and debate) teams in the United States. The team has won the International Forensic Association's (IFA) International Championship every year it has participated. Additionally, the team has won the national championships of the National Forensic Association (NFA) and the American Forensic Association (AFA) numerous times. WKU's forensics team is the only team in the United States to ever win the IFA, NFA, and AFA championships within the same year, and it has done so several times.

Western Kentucky University has the country's largest master's degree program in folklore. Offering training in public folklore, it is one of the only programs of its kind to focus on historical preservation.

WKU offers a generous selection of online degrees and web courses for students who are looking for a convenient alternative to a campus-based college degree program. WKU offers over 75 online certificates and degree programs for graduate students and undergraduate students and over 1,700 individual courses offered via web-based distance education.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (270) 745-0111
Address: 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1000
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 17,000+ undergrad, 3,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 7,257
Out-of-State Tuition $ 17,856
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Website Address: www.wku.edu
Majors and Degrees
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Agricultural Production
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural Technology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Molecular Genetics
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Managerial Economics
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurial Studies
Executive Assistant Executive Secretary
Financial Planning and Services
Hospitality Administration Management
International Business Trade Commerce
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Marketing Marketing Management
Organizational Leadership
Communication and Journalism
Broadcast Journalism
Mass Media Studies
Organizational Communication
Public Relations
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Information Technology
Adult and Continuing Education
Art Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
College Student Counseling
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education and Teaching
Educational Administration and Supervision
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Family and Home Economics Teacher Education
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Secondary Education and Teaching
Special Education and Teaching
Teacher Education (multiple Levels)
Technical Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Civil Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad Cadd
Construction Engineering Technology Technician
Engineering Industrial Management
Industrial Technology Technician
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Technician
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Technology Technician
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
English Language and Literature Letters
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
Folklore Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles
Child Care Provider Assistant
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
American Sign Language (asl)
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Dental Hygiene Hygienist
Emergency Medical Technology Technician (emt Paramedic)
Environmental Health
Health Health Care Administration Management
Health Information Medical Records Technology Technician
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Public Health
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Library Science
Library and Information Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences
Cultural Studies Critical Theory and Analysis
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
Sports Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences
Geology Earth Science
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences
Applied Economics
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
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