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What is CPT?

CPT or Curricular Practical Training is authorization granted by the International Student Office and International Enrollment Management that allows F-1 students to work off-campus in an experience that is integrally related to their program of study. 

Below are some resources that can help you learn more about CPT. Please feel free to email us at with any questions or stop by the office to meet with an advisor. 


CPT Video from WKU IEM on Vimeo.

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 Last Modified 12/5/16