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Academic Areas of Interest

WKU is home to many highly ranked and nationally-recognized academic programs such as Journalism and BroadcastingEducationEngineeringBusiness and our award winning speech and debate team. More than 20,000 students grace our campuses in Bowling Green, GlasgowOwensboro and the Elizabethtown area. Learn about our academic areas of interest.


Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Visit this page to see the Academic Calendars for the current school year, including dates for final exams, Summer Sessions and Winter Term.

Colleges & Departments

College & Departments 

WKU is home to five academic colleges along with our Mahurin Honors College. Learn more about colleges and departments at WKU.


Programs of Study

Programs of Study

WKU offers more than 170 choices for undergraduate areas of study through majors, minors, associate degree programs, certificate programs, pre-professional study and areas of concentration within majors plus more than 125 graduate programs.

Graduation Cap

Graduate School 

Our more than 125 graduate programs provide outstanding learning experiences and are focused on the successes of our students, both during their graduate studies and thereafter as alumni.


Colonnade Programs

Colonnade Program

The Colonnade Program is the General Education program at WKU. General education courses are an integral part of the undergraduate curriculum that both complement and support the student's preparation in their specific field.  These courses are required of all majors at WKU.

Online learning

Distance Learning

Where learning fits your life. WKU offers many graduate and undergraduate programs, several certificates and endorsements and more than 1,000 online courses each year!


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 Last Modified 10/16/18