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National recognition awarded to eight MSU degree programs

Morehead State University's reputation for academic quality is already being recognized in a big way in 2021. has ranked a total of eight of MSU's academic programs in multiple national top degree programs lists, with five of those programs earning Top 5 honors and two being ranked No. 1 overall in their respective lists. is a resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning. The website offers curated guides, including the best degree programs and information about financial aid, internships and study strategies. The 2021 rankings are calculated through a unique scoring system that includes student engagement, the potential return on investment and leading third-party evaluations.  

The MSU programs recognized by for 2021 include:  

  • Master of Arts in Teaching (Ranked #1 for Best Master's in K-12 Education Degree Programs).  
  • Master of Arts in Adult and Higher Education (Ranked #1 for Best Master's in Adult Education Learning Degree Programs).  
  • Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology (Ranked #2 for Best Veterinary Degree Programs).  
  • Master of Arts in Sociology (Ranked #2 for Best Master's in Sociology Degree Programs).  
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (Ranked #5 for Best Accounting Degree Programs).  
  • Master of Arts in Sport Management (Ranked #7 for Best Master's in Sports Management Degree Programs).  
  • Master of Arts in English (Ranked #16 for Best Master's in English Language Learning Degree Programs).  
  • Doctor of Education (Ranked #23 for Best Doctorate in Education Degree Programs).   

For a complete list of MSU's rankings visit  

For more information on programs in the MSU Graduate School, visit

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