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Programs of Distinction

Taking classes at Morehead State means you will earn your degree from an institution with a long-standing reputation for academic quality. Our programs are complemented by incredible facilities and unique learning opportunities for hands-on research and experience. Here's a sample of the outstanding programs we offer.

Space Science

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The Bachelor of Science in Space Science at Morehead State is one of only five space science programs in the nation. You'll receive personal, one-on-one attention from faculty members who are among the most prominent space scientists in the world, and you'll have the opportunity to work with them on groundbreaking aerospace research. You'll get hands-on experience in the design, fabrication, launch and monitoring of satellites used by NASA and other aerospace firms.

Traditional Music

In the Bachelor of Arts in Traditional Music program at MSU, you will learn about traditional music forms and culture from both a historical and contemporary perspective. You will study bluegrass, old time, country, ballad singing, blues, Celtic, western swing and more while receiving hands-on experience through performance opportunities, outreach events with experienced faculty members, and interacting with musical artists and professionals in the industry.

Traditional Music

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Biomedical Sciences

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Biomedical Sciences

Morehead State's bachelor's program in biomedical sciences is developed specifically for students intent on attending medical school or a health professional school, pursuing a career as a biomedical scientist or a graduate education in biomedical disciplines.

Legal Studies

The legal studies program at MSU will equip you with the legal knowledge and skills to successfully pursue a career in law as a professional paralegal or assist attorneys in providing legal services to clients. You will gain hands-on experience and contribute to a variety of community projects, including staffing pro se divorce clinics, wills clinics, prescription drug program enrollment for seniors, and working with elementary, middle and high schools students to conduct mock trials.

Legal Studies

Legal Studies


Education Programs

Special Education

MSU offers special education degrees in elementary and middle grades, combining class work and field experience to help you become the kind of professional educator needed to meet the challenges of 21st Century classrooms. You will be prepared to work with a range of disabilities in either a mild or severe range in public school programs. Additionally, this degree allows you to meet the requirements for P-5 or middle school teaching certification.

Agricultural Sciences

The agriculture industry is about more than growing crops and tending livestock. Success requires knowledge of business practices, policies and economics. If you're interested in a degree in agriculture, Morehead State University offers an array of programs that can put you on the path to success. You'll gain knowledge along with hands-on experience at the Derrickson Agricultural Complex and Browing Orchard. Whether your interest is crop production or livestock management, MSU has a program to suit your needs.


Agriculture programs


If you’re interested in a nursing program that combines your compassion for patients with working knowledge about the latest medical technologies, Morehead State University is the place for you. The Department of Nursing at MSU will prepare you for a diverse range of careers in nursing.

Engineering Technology

Morehead State's Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology will prepare you for highly specialized technology careers or to continue your education in graduate school. Tailored to suit your interests, the engineering technology program provides you a solid, well-rounded education in mathematics, physics, technology classes and general education requirements that will improve your overall skill set. Choose from one of four degree options to specialize your education to suit your interests.

Engineering Tech

Engineering Tech programs

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