College of Science and Technology Facilities
The College of Science & Technology has facilities with state-of-the-art technology and other unique features that will help you further understand complex lessons in your chosen subject and give you the hands-onexperience that’s essential for entering today’s job market.
Center for Health, Education & Research
The $26 million modern healthcare education and research facility is equipped with state-of-the-art technology. In addition to simulators for nursing, physician assistant, and imaging sciences students, the building houses a testing and multimedia center, with all required IT infrastructure, allowing online testing and the performance of computerized instructional modules to improve student learning. These experiences provide the students with knowledge and confidence in preparation for their computerized national certification exams.
Space Science Center
The Space Science Center is MSU’s premier educational and research facility. The $16.4 million facility includes a 21-meter space tracking antenna, spacecraft verification facility, space systems development lab and clean room, satellite tracking
antenna systems, an anechoic chamber, antenna test range, astrophysics laboratory, micronano systems characterization lab, radio frequency (RF) and wireless lab and is home to MSU’s digital theatre, the Star Theater.
This digital theater is unlike anything else in the region. It serves as a classroom and planetarium for the region’s educators, MSU students and the general public. Images are projected on a 40-foot dome screen with six digital projects
and surround sound, providing viewers with a full 360 degree viewing experience.
MSU has a state-of-the-art molecular biology core research laboratory to bolster scientific investigations in many fields – biology, environmental science and neuroscience to name a few.
Water Testing Laboratory
For more than 20 years, Morehead State University’s Water Testing Laboratory has been striving to ensure that the citizens of East Kentucky have safe drinking water; now, that mission has expanded to cover the Commonwealth. The laboratory oversees the Laboratory Certification Program for the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Cabinet.
Derrickson Agricultural Complex
This 325-acre complex, also known as the University Farm, houses 24 students and is home to the state-of-the-art Equine Health Education Center. The facility also includes Richardson Arena, which seats 2,000 for regional horse shows, indoor and outdoor riding facilities and a small animal hospital complete with kennels, along with sheep, cattle and swine operations.
Equine Medical and Surgical Facility
This state-of-the-art 6,000 square foot building educates students in modern equine veterinary technology, including ultrasound, fiber optic endoscopy, surgery, advanced reproductive techniques, intensive care management and digital radiology.
Browning Orchard - Morehead State University Education and Field Station is a working part of the MSU Department of Agricultural Sciences and provides students an opportunity to learn more about agribusiness, as well as horticulture and orchard management.