Welcome to Western Kentucky University (WKU), home of the Hilltoppers! Our hilltop campus is a place of beauty and friendliness. It embraces a proud heritage and a bold, ambitious future. WKU is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, a city with a population of more than 60,000 approximately 110 miles south of Louisville and 65 miles north of Nashville. As a distinctive landmark on a hill overlooking the city, the WKU campus commands an impressive view of the Barren River Valley and is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation. In addition to main campus, WKU has locations at South Campus, the Center for Research and Development, and the University Farm. Outside of Bowling Green, there are Regional Campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro, and Elizabethtown-Fort Knox.
The Graduate School at WKU offers graduate education in 104 degree and certificate programs. The University confers the Master of Accountancy, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Health Administration, Master of Music, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Social Work, Specialist in Education, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Doctor of Psychology. WKU also offers non-degree Rank I and II and certification-only teacher education programs.
This catalog was prepared in the Graduate School at Western Kentucky University and paid for from state funds (KRS 57.375). All statements in this publication are announcements of present policy only and are subject to change at any time without prior notice. They are not to be regarded as offers to contract.
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