Murray, KY

School Details

Murray State University is a public four-year university located in Murray, Kentucky. MSU was founded in 1922 as Murray State Normal School by the State Board of Education. Murray State University is comprised of the following colleges and schools:

  • Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering & Technology
  • Hutson School of Agriculture
  • School of Nursing & Health Professions
  • Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business
  • College of Education & Human Services
  • College of Humanities & Fine Arts
  • Honors College

Murray State University awards certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees. Undergraduate and graduate students can earn degrees completely online, as well as certificates. Online non-credit programs are also available.

Accreditation & Licensing

Murray State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Associate of Arts in General Studies Bachelor of Integrated Studies Master of Mass Communication Master of Music Education


Bachelor of Science in Business / Business Administration Bachelor of Science in Logistics & Supply Chain Management Certificate in Human Development & Leadership Master of Business Administration Master of Business Administration / Business Analytics Master of Business Administration / Economic Development Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / Global Communications Master of Business Administration / Marketing Master of Public Administration Master of Science in Human Development & Leadership Master of Science in Organizational Communication & Leadership

Computer Science & IT

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Systems Management Certificate in Geographic Information Science Graduate Certificate in Geospatial Data Science Master of Science in Information Systems

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Master of Business Administration / Cybersecurity


Doctor of Arts in English Pedagogy Master of Arts in Education / Library Media Master of Arts in Postsecondary Education Administration Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Master of Science in Career & Technical Education


Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering Technology


Master of Business Administration / Health Administration

Math & Science

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science Master of Science in Agriculture


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Human Services