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Becoming a Craft Academy Eagle and taking classes at Morehead State University means that you will learn at an institution that has unique programs and a long-standing reputation for academic quality. Whether you’re passionate about astrophysics or anatomy, the Craft Academy can help you truly major in you while distinguishing yourself from other students.

Personalized attention

You will learn with outstanding faculty who are experts in their fields and enjoy incredible facilities that expand the possibilities of your learning. The engaging professors at MSU will serve as your Craft Academy instructors. They don’t look at you as an anonymous face in the classroom. They see you as an individual on a unique journey to pursue your passion and achieve your goals through higher education. Thanks to our 18:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 19, you will get focused and personal attention from instructors intent on bringing out your full potential.


The Craft Academy allows you to take up to 18 hours each semester. With approval from the assistant director of academic services, you can take more than 18 hours at an additional tuition cost.

Study hours

Since academic success is a top priority at the Craft Academy, Grote-Thompson Hall has special quiet hours and study hours that are in place to allow for appropriate opportunities for studying. All students are expected to adhere to the following quiet hours:
  • Monday through Thursday, 7-9 p.m. (study hours) and 11 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, 12:30 - 10 p.m.
  • Finals Week 24/7

Academic Facilities

In addition to classrooms with built-in technology, MSU offers a number of laboratories and hands-on learning spaces.


Through the Craft Academy experience, you will complete a high school diploma and earn a minimum of 60 college credit hours, including math, science and English core courses, STEM electives and +X courses. All courses are taught by MSU professors.


Craft Academy students will have the opportunity to participate in study abroad trips. You'll have the chance to learn about other cultures and languages, with a STEM+X focus.

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