Colleges, Schools and Departments
Academic programs at Murray State University are organized by seven focused colleges, schools and centers for learning. Within each of these disciplines, our 145 academic programs are distributed among various departments. Our diverse assortment of programs offers results that range from undergraduate certificates to doctorate degrees and everything in between.
Find your discipline, explore the numerous departments, and get familiar with the individual curriculums and specialized course listings below as you plan your Murray State academic journey.
Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business
The Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business has been accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business since 1976. Business students at Murray State are mentored by terminally degreed faculty – no graduate assistants – for every course, even at introductory levels. Includes 44 academic programs and tracks.
Hutson School of Agriculture
Murray State students in the Hutson School of Agriculture can look forward to various innovative careers in agriculture and animal technology, agricultural management, equine management and many more. Includes 20 academic programs and tracks.
Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology
Our ever-changing world regularly calls for innovations in cybersecurity, conservation and engineering, keeping these careers in very high demand. The Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology will prepare you to meet that demand with a wide variety of degree programs in STEM fields. Includes 67 academic programs and tracks.
College of Humanities and Fine Arts
The humanities, language, performing art and fine art programs at Murray State are not only a gateway to a plethora of careers, they also create a cultural impact on our campus and in the Murray, Kentucky community. Includes 86 academic programs and tracks.
School of Nursing and Health Professions
Murray State prepares our students pursuing degrees in nursing, therapies and applied health sciences to join the crucially important and growing health care industry right after graduation. Includes 23 academic programs and tracks.
College of Education and Human Services
Guiding the next generation of educators and community leaders is a critical undertaking. The College of Education and Human Service at Murray State will mentor you during your journey. Includes 55 academic programs and tracks.
Center for Adult and Regional Education
The Center for Adult and Regional Education (CARE) at Murray State provides general studies programs that can apply to a diverse assortment of careers. The Center also offers a minor program in military science for ROTC students. Includes three academic programs and tracks.