WKU in Owensboro increasing degree program options this fall

May 19, 2024 | 12:07 am

Updated May 18, 2024 | 10:31 pm

WKU in Owensboro

Western Kentucky University in Owensboro will increase its offerings to 11 majors this fall, adding bachelor’s degrees in social work (BSW) and interdisciplinary early childhood education (IECE).

Other majors already offered include criminology, elementary education, special education/elementary education dual certification, health sciences, interdisciplinary studies, management – business administration, middle grades education, psychology, and sociology.

“We are so excited to bring back these degree options for students throughout this region and give them even more options to prepare for a fulfilling career within their community,” said Dr. Derick B. Strode, campus director. “Social work and early childhood development are two rewarding professional areas with worker shortages. These programs help address that challenge, increasing the number of trained, qualified professionals to fulfill our local workforce demands.”

Students who plan to attend WKU in Owensboro are encouraged to contact their advisor now and register early for fall semester courses.

To learn more about WKU in Owensboro degree programs, advising, scholarships, and more, visit wku.edu/owensboro.  

May 19, 2024 | 12:07 am

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