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Veterans Affairs

Certifiable Degrees and Certificates 

Western Kentucky University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificate programs.  The following list are currently approved for certification. 



AA All
AIS Interdisciplinary Studies
AS All
ASN Nursing


BA All
BIS Interdisciplinary Studies
BM Music
BS All
BSN  Nursing


MA All
MBA Business Administration
MPA Public Administration
MPH Public Health
MS All
MSN Nursing
MSW Social Work


EdD Educational Leadership
EdS Elementary Education
EdS School Administration
EdS School Psychology
EdS Secondary Education


Before certificate programs can be certified to VA, the VA Office at WKU must have a hardcopy degree program outlining the coursework required for the certificate and signed by the advisor.  


UG    Aging Specialist
UG American Sign Language
UG Citizenship and Social Responsibility
UG Computer Literacy
UG Cross Cultural Communication Health Care
UG Data Analysis Using SAS
UG Drinking Water Operations
UG Financial Planning
UG Human Resources Management
UG iMedia
UG Information Systems
UG Kitchen and Bath
UG Land Surveying
UG Long Term Care Administration
UG Occupational Safety and Health
UG Political Communication
UG Real Estate
UG Worksite Health Promotion


GC        Addiction Counseling & Education
GC Administration of Personnel Services
GC Adult Education
GC Advanced Worksite Health Promotion
GC Aging Studies
GC Autism Spectrum Disorders
GC Business Sustainability
GC Career Services
GC Certificate Education Leadership (not Rank 1)
GC Career Counseling
GC Communicating in Health Care
GC Communicating in Organizations
GC Dietetic Practice
GC Director of Special Education
GC Educational Technology
GC Emergency Nurse Practitioner
GC Environmental Health and Safety
GC Extension from Elementary or Secondary Guidance to P12
GC Facility & Event Management
GC Family Nurse Practitioner
GC Geographic Information Science
GC Global Pathways to Sustainability
GC Guidance Programs Elementary
GC Historic Preservation
GC Industrial Design
GC Instructional Leadership
GC Intercollegiate Athletic Administration
GC International Student Services
GC Library Media Education
GC Literacy in Post-Secondary Settings
GC Moderate and Severe Disabilities
GC Nonprofit Administration
GC Nurse Administrator (Post MSN certificate)
GC Nurse Education (Post MSN certificate)
GC Organizational Leadership
GC Practitioner
GC Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
GC Pupil Personnel Services
GC Real Estate
GC Religious Studies
GC Social Science
GC Superintendent
GC Supervisor of Instruction
GC Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TSEOL)
GC Worksite Health Promotion

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 Last Modified 6/28/17