Murray State University

Murray, KY
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Murray State University Review

Murray, KY, 218 Wells Hall
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Career Preparation A
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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Excellent

Murray State University is a medium sized, public, four-year university enrolling 10,998 students and offering 112 degrees in Murray, KY.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Murray State University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
573 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
4
11
Creative Writing
2
7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
4
10
Educational Administration and Supervision
32
4
Elementary Education and Teaching
79
22
English Language and Literature
29
11
General Studies
120
German Language and Literature
1
Health Teacher Education
2
Japanese Language and Literature
3
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
31
13
Liberal Arts
9
8
Outdoor Education
9
Reading Teacher Education
21
School Librarian/school Library Media Specialist
7
Secondary Education and Teaching
20
Spanish Language and Literature
6
Special Education and Teaching
26
27
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
20
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
6
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
24
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
1
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
415 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
33
Advertising
13
Business Administration and Management
17
Commerce
3
80
115
Economics
9
11
Finance
35
International Business
8
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
1
Marketing/marketing Management
25
Office Management and Supervision
1
Organizational Communication
31
33
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
346 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
6
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
34
29
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
18
2
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
34
Nursing Practice
4
Registered Nurse
109
19
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician and Veterinary Assistant
90
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
305 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Community Organization and Advocacy
83
25
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
1
History
17
5
International Relations and Affairs
7
Philosophy
2
Political Science
11
Psychology
33
10
Public Administration
14
Social Work
55
Sociology
8
Youth Services/administration
31
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
167 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician
8
Civil Engineering Technology/technician
22
Drafting/design Engineering Technologies/technicians
9
Electromechanical Technology/electromechanical Engineering Technology
9
Engineering Technology
30
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
2
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/technician
57
30
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
130 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aquatic Biology/limnology
1
Biology
48
2
Chemical Technology/technician
2
Chemistry
16
1
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
18
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences
4
Geology/earth Science
11
Mathematics
13
11
Physics
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Agriculture
99 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
2
71
18
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Computer Technology
86 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
18
Graphic Communications
9
Information Science/studies
23
10
Information Technology
10
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
64 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
8
Fine Arts
27
Music
26
Music Management
1
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Communication and Media
62 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
15
Public Relations/image Management
31
Radio and Television
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Legal and Law
20 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Murray State University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Commerce
Community Organization and Advocacy
General Studies
Information Science/studies
Information Technology
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/technician
Organizational Communication
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 1995

Case studies; student worker programs.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business , Class of 1980

Excellent opportunities for internships that give real world experience.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 1995

I have been out of school too long to answer.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business , Class of 1980

Diverse students from rural and urban centers allowed for expansion of my view of the world. Excellent mix of education and social opportunities.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 1995

I have been out of school too long to answer.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business , Class of 1980

Facilities were first rate. Dorms were comfortable and secure, library and cafeteria were excellent, and school has upgraded all of them over the years.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Marketing, Class of 1995

I have been out of school too long to answer.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS degree in Accounting, Class of 1988

MSU Racer football and basketball, cultural diversification

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Elementary Education, Class of 2007

Every student belongs to a college within the university to do activities with

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business , Class of 1980

Access to wilderness areas and fishing along with nationally ranked sports teams.

Rated January 2016
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