Western Kentucky University

Category: Large public | State: KY

About Western Kentucky University

WKU's undergraduate division offers one hundred one academic majors that lead to the baccalaureate degree and 111 academic minors are available. Nine associate degree programs are offered along with thirty-seven undergraduate certificate programs. The Graduate School at WKU offers education in 104 degree and certificate programs. The University confers a wide range of Master degrees along with a Doctor of Education, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Doctor of Psychology. WKU also offers non-degree Rank I and II and certification-only teacher education programs. WKU offers over 50 online degree options at the Bachelors, Masters, and Post-Masters levels.

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Why you should attend?

WKU has a long history of providing services to the U.S. Military. WKU offers a significant tuition discount to all active duty, National Guard and Reserve member for graduate and undergraduate courses. In-state tuition is offered to eligible veterans and dependents. Priority registration is granted to active duty service members. Kentucky's only Veteran's Upward Bound program is located at WKU. Textbooks for Troops lending library offers FREE textbooks to eligible military students. WKU hosts an Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and SVA chapter. Our services extend beyond the basics. Visit our website to learn more: www.wku.edu/veterans


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A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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