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A Western Kentucky University Regional Location
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We bring Western Kentucky University to you through a wide variety of academic programs, resources, non-credit programs and student support to help you reach higher.

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A full list of degrees available at WKU in Owensboro can be found on the academic programs page. Over 50 online degrees are also available, so you can earn your degree close to home and utilize the resources of WKU in Owensboro.

Teacher Education

Teacher Education

Prepares students to serve as reflective decision makers in instructional settings for diverse learners. Some of the education programs we offer are:




Provides a broad business perspective for students who wish to be involved in profit or goal management responsibilities.

Social Work

Social Work - Now Also Offered Online!

A rewarding and challenging field for people who are interested in making a difference in the lives of people and their communities.




Computer Information Technology (CIT)

An online degree which prepares students for a wide variety of careers in the computer information technology industry.


Paralegal Studies

Professional Legal Studies

A beneficial mix of general education, theory, ethics and procedure stressing understanding and reasoning rather than rote learning of facts.


Engineering Technology Management

Engineering Technology Management

Prepares you for leadership positions that support innovation and global competitiveness within business, industry or workforce development. 





Criminologists study factors such as when and where crimes are most often committed, the reasons for criminal behavior, and the types of crimes most often committed. 



Designed to further awareness and understanding of social life including the social causes and consequences of human behavior in groups, organizations, societies, and various cultures.




When you're ready to REACH HIGHER –

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Student Support

Course Delivery Formats

  • In-person 
    Classes taught with instructor on site 
  • Live-Streaming Technology
    Real-time video streaming between campus locations
  • Online
    Web-based courses that can be accessed from anywhere 
  • Hybrid
    Combination of in-person, live-stream, and online





Information about accreditation can be found through the Office of the Provost.


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 Last Modified 2/23/23