WKU Online Courses

THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS TAKING ONLINE CLASSES AT WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY HAS DRASTICALLY GROWN OVER THE LAST EIGHT YEARS. 35 STUDENTS TOOK ONLINE COURSES IN 1998 AND MORE THAN NINE-THOUSAND STUDENTS ARE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN ONLINE COURSES THIS SEMESTER. SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY ADULTS RETURNING TO SCHOOL TO CHANGE CAREERS OR LOOKING FOR A MASTER'S DEGREE ADVANCEMENT ARE THE REASON FOR THE ENROLLMENT BOOM. W-K-U OFFERS SIX ONLINE MASTER DEGREES...FOUR IN EDUCATION...ONE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION...AND ANOTHER IN BIOLOGY. PLUS...SEVERAL CERTIFICATE AND UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS ENTIRELY ONLINE.