Murray State University

Murray State University

Murray State University is a 4-year public university founded in 1922. There are over 10,000 undergraduates and postgraduates enrolled at this university. Murray State University offers students more than 10 associate, 60 bachelors, and 40 masters and specialist programs. Moreover, there are a variety of minors, majors, and other areas of study not commonly found in other universities. These include programs on:

  • Equine Science
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Gerontology
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Telecommunications Systems Management

MSU's athletics department has teams in basketball, cross-country, football, golf, tennis, rifle, track and field, rowing, soccer, tennis, and volleyball. The Racers have won quite a few national championships and 6 individual NCAA national champions. Two-time national titlist and gold medalist at the 1984 Summer Olympics, Pat Spurgin, is an alumnus of this university.

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Some campuses offers specific programs
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Graphic Communications, General
Information Technology
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Educational Administration And Supervision, Other
Special Education And Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
College Student Counseling And Personnel Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Health Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education
School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
Teacher Education And Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Japanese Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General
English Language And Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Aquatic Biology/Limnology
Mathematics, General
Sustainability Studies
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Outdoor Education
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geological And Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Experimental Psychology
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other
Clinical Psychology
Community Organization And Advocacy
Public Administration
Social Work
Youth Services/Administration
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music, Other
Music Management
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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