2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

Volume 77 | August 2015

Accreditations and Memberships

Morehead State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and specialist degrees, as well as a Doctor of Education degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4501 for questions about the status of Morehead State University.

  • AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • American Council on Education
  • Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
  • Council for the Advancement and Support of Education
  • DANTES - Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • National Commission on Accreditation
  • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • National League for Nursing
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium Member
  • Southern Regional Education Board


Morehead State University reserves the right to change its academic regulations, policies, fees and curricula without notice by action of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, Education Professional Standards Board, and/or the Morehead State University Board of Regents. Material included in this catalog is based on information available at the time of publication. The provisions of this listing do not constitute an expressed or implied contract between Morehead State University and any member of the student body, faculty, or general public. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and the University. The University reserves the right to make and designate the effective date of changes in University policies and other regulations at any time such changes are considered to be desirable or necessary.

Educational Data

In accordance with actions of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and in cooperation with the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education and the Office for Education and Workforce Statistics, Morehead State University makes publicly available its education data at http://www.moreheadstate.edu/content_template.aspx?id=2147486920.

Equal Opportunity

Morehead State University is committed to providing equal educational opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, and armed forces service medal veterans, or disability in its educational programs, services, activities, employment policies, and admission of students to any program of study. In this regard the University conforms to all the laws, statutes and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. This includes: Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Kentucky Revised Statutes 207.130 to 207.240. Vocational educational programs at Morehead State University supported by federal funds include industrial education, vocational agriculture, business education and the associate degree program in nursing. Any inquiries should be addressed to: Affirmative Action Officer, Morehead State University, 301 Howell-McDowell, Morehead, KY 40351, 606-783-2097 or e-mailed to: affirmativeaction@moreheadstate.edu.


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This catalog was prepared by Morehead State University and printed with state funds per KRS 57.375.