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Chelsea Morris
Chelsea Morris

Management/Business Administration

Chelsea is a wife and mother of three with a full-time job, and she will graduate in May with a degree in Management - Business Administration and Applied Data Analytics, Information Systems. Chelsea credits her professors with going out of their way to humanize the classroom and adapt their teaching approach to accommodate students, despite a pandemic.

"Thanks to the support of my employer and WKU, I feel confident about my future."

Phoenix Burchfield
Phoenix Burchfield

Paralegal Studies

Phoenix, an Owensboro native, advises students to be as hands-on as possible. She has put her education from WKU in Owensboro into practice through an internship with a local attorney, immersing herself into the realistic world of a law firm and gaining practical experience that she can use throughout her legal career. She expects to log over 1,500 volunteer hours with Hendricks Law Offices by the time she graduates from WKU this spring.

"I want to help provide justice to the world."


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.

Paralegal Studies

Paralegal Studies

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

Management

Management

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.

 

 

CIT

Computer Information Technology (CIT)

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

 

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:

 

 

Engineering Technology Management

Engineering Technology Management

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

Criminology

Criminology

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. 

Sociology

Sociology

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.

 

 

 


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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 4/14/21