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ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Glasgow campus will remain closed Friday, March 6. 

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Graduate Students

Whether your goal for a graduate degree is to increase your professional expertise, explore a new career field, or gain preparation for continued study at the doctoral level, the graduate programs in Potter College provide you an opportunity to study alongside leading scholars in their fields who share your intellectual curiosity and pursuit of a Masters degree. Potter College offers masters degrees in Communication, English, Folk Studies, History, Sociology, and the Master of Arts in Education degree in Art and Music Education.


Explore the links below to learn more about our graduate programs.

Graduate Students

Graduate Catalog

Graduate School


Graduate Programs are in the following Departments



Folk Studies



Public Administration

Religious Studies




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