FRONTIER NURSING UNIVERSITY Founded in 1939 195 School Street, Hyden, KY 41749 frontier.edu | (606) 672-2312 Enrollment: 2,000+ Frontier Nursing University offers a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree and post-graduate certificates leading to education as a certified nurse-midwife (CNM), family nurse practitioner (FNP), women’s health care nurse practitioner (WHCNP) and/or psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP). FNU seeks to meet the needs of prospective nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners who do not want to leave their home communities to obtain the graduate education they desire to fulfill their professional aspirations. Didactic coursework is delivered using web-based, distance education courses allowing students to achieve their higher education goals without leaving home for classes. Using clinics, hospitals and preceptors in their own community allows students to get the hands-on clinical experience required for these exciting health care professions. Two-to-three on-campus sessions are required, including an orientation prior to beginning studies and intensive skill workshops prior to beginning the clinical practicum.
UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS Founded in 1888 6178 College Station Drive, Williamsburg, KY 40769 ucumberlands.edu | 1-800-343-1609 Enrollment: 1,400 on-campus (10,000 total) Located in the heart of Appalachia, University of the Cumberlands (UC) is an institution of regional distinction that offers undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study, along with several pre-professional, graduate and doctoral programs. With a total enrollment of more than 10,000 students, UC is the largest private university in Kentucky and is devoted to preparing students for the future through hands-on, experiential learning and research.
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PUBLIC Eastern Kentucky University Richmond 1-800-465-9191 | eku.edu Top 3 Undergraduate Programs: • Psychology • Criminal Justice • Nursing Top 3 Graduate Programs: • Safety, Security and Emergency Management • Nursing • Public Administration Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) Versailles (16 colleges statewide) 1-877-528-2748 | kctcs.edu Top 3 Programs: • Liberal Arts and Sciences/ Liberal Studies • Computer and Information Sciences • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Kentucky State University Frankfort (502) 597-6000 | kysu.edu Top 3 Programs: • Nursing • Business Administration • Criminal Justice Morehead State University Morehead 1-800-585-6781 | moreheadstate.edu Top 3 Undergraduate Programs: • Biomedical Sciences • Social Work • Nursing (Includes Pre-Nursing) Top 3 Graduate Programs: • Business Administration • Education - Counseling P-12 • English Murray State University Murray 1-800-272-4678 | murraystate.edu Top 3 Programs: • Animal Health Technology • Nursing • Agriculture Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights (859) 572-5100 | nku.edu Top 3 Programs: • Biological Sciences • Computer Information Technology • Nursing University of Kentucky Lexington (859) 257-9000 | uky.edu Top 3 Programs: • Biology • Psychology • Kinesiology University of Louisville Louisville 1-800-334-UofL | louisville.edu Top 3 Programs: • Biology • Communications • Psychology
Kentucky Monthly magazine February 2018