Paducah Regional Campus

 Need a flexible way to complete your degree in Paducah?  We offer a variety of courses and programs taught by Murray State's talented faculty right here in Paducah for students who do not have access to the Murray campus. Our programs are offered in convenient formats and start times, including evenings and online.

Our advisors are here to assist you with the admissions process and planning your course schedule for graduation. Whether you want to transfer to Murray State or earn your master's degree, we want to help you get started on reaching your personal goals.

Explore your options

Earning your degree does not have to require travel or changing your already busy schedule. Our programs are catered to those who work full-time or have family commitments outside of school. 

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Bachelor's degrees

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Business administration

There are many paths to completing a business degree. Speak to an advisor to map out your plan for graduation.

Kelsey Johnson
Academic advisor 
Visit our website for program details.
kjohnson109@murraystate.edu
270.809.4196

Computer information systems

There are many paths to completing the Bachelor of Science in Business degree with an are in Computer Information Systems. Speak to an advisor to map out your plan for graduation.

Kelsey Johnson
Academic advisor 
Visit our website for program details. 
kjohnson109@murraystate.edu
270.809.4196

Elementary education

The Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education offers baccalaureate degrees in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (birth through kindergarten) or in Elementary Education (kindergarten through fifth grade). 

Dr. Aimee Gruber
Education program coordinator
Paducah Regional Campus
Visit our website for program details. 
aherzoggruber@murraystate.edu
270.442.4753

Integrated studies

This program is designed for those returning to school to finish their bachelor degree. Talk to an advisor to see how you can tailor your curriculum to meet your personal and professional goals. Multiple fields of study and pathways are available! 

Becca Brown
Advisor
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rbrown13@murraystate.edu
270.809.5461

Interdisciplinary early childhood education

The Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (IECE) is a CAEP-accredited program which prepares our graduates to provide early intervention, care, and education for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten children with and without disabilities, and their families. 

Dr. Aimee Gruber
Education program coordinator
Paducah Regional Campus
Visit our website for program details.
aherzoggruber@murraystate.edu
270.442.4753

Logistics and supply chain management

There are many paths to completing the Bachelor of Science in Business degree with an area in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Contact an advisor today to map out your plan for graduation.

Kelsey Johnson
Academic advisor 
Visit our website for program details. 
kjohnson109@murraystate.edu
270.809.4196

Middle school education

The Middle School Education Program is a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree program. The programs will prepare you to become a certified teacher for middle school students in grades 5-9 in two curriculum content areas (English/Communications, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies). 

Dr. Aimee Gruber 
Education coordinator
Paducah Regional Campus
Visit our website for program details. 
aherzoggruber@murraystate.edu
270.442.4753

Organizational communication

Our programs in the Department of Organizational Communication equip students with the skills to lead organizations in the public, private, nonprofit and sports sectors. 

Dr. R. Michael Bokeno
Department chair
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rbokeno@murraystate.edu
270.809.4463

Public and community health

The Bachelor of Science in Public and Community Health at Murray State University is a dynamic major that is interdisciplinary in nature and provides options that allow students to prepare for various careers in public and community health organizations, such as hospitals, governmental agencies, non-profits, and worksite wellness programs. 

Dr. Miranda Terry
Program director 
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mterry4@murraystate.edu
270.809.3839

Social work

The Department of Community Leadership and Human Services offers a BSW where social workers display an informed passion to improve the quality of life for others, especially for vulnerable populations. The BSW degree program prepares students for professional entry level generalist practice in the social work profession, for entry level state licensure and for further education.

Dr. Peggy Pittman-Munke
Program director 
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pmunke@aol.com
270.809.3055

Special education

The Special Education Learning and Behavior Disorders Program (LBD) is a Bachelor of Science degree program that offers dual certification in special education/elementary education and special education/middle school.  This program will prepare you to become a certified special education teacher in primary through grade 12, certified in elementary education primary through grade 5, or certified in middle school education grades 5-9.

Dr. Aimee Gruber 
Education program coordinator
Paducah Regional Campus
Visit our website for program details.
aherzoggruber@murraystate.edu
270.442.4753

Master's degrees

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Education administration

We offer programs to prepare school principals as well as advanced programs for central office administrators.  

Dr. Richard Dodson
Coordinator
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rdodson1@murraystate.edu
270.809.3790

Occupational therapy

Murray State University offers a unique curriculum designed to introduce you to the profession of occupational therapy through current research, clinical experiences, and interprofessional collaboration with other health care professionals. 

Dr. Sherri Powers
Director
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spowers8@murraystate.edu
270.809.1687

Public administration

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree program prepares students for leadership careers in public service organizations. The degree is appropriate for people already working in these fields as a means of advancement and also for pre-service individuals looking to develop the skills and knowledge to enter into an administrative position.

Dr. James Clinger 
Program director 
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jclinger@murraystate.edu
270.809.2706

Teacher leader

The Master of Arts in Education in Teacher Leader is 30 credit hours and is designed to prepare individuals to work in leadership positions in P-12 school settings. Upon completion of coursework, candidates will be eligible for rank change in Kentucky.

Dr. Melissa Chapman
Program coordinator
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mchapman11@murraystate.edu
270.809.4669

Online degree programs

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Important dates

Registration for summer and fall 2019 is currently underway. View  application deadlines or create an account to begin your admission process. Contact us today and we can help you get started! 

Contact us! 

Let's talk about your options! We have staff available to help with program advising, registration and admissions. Give us a call at 1.800.669.7654 or 270.442.4753 or 270.809.5471.  E-mail us at msu.paducah@murraystate.edu  or complete this short form to get in contact with an advisor. 

Jennifer Frazier
Director, Paducah Regional Campus
jfrazier1@murraystate.edu
270.809.1654
Becca Brown
Academic Advisor
rbrown13@murraystate.edu
270.809.5461
Katrinka Gibson
Secretary
kgibson@murraystate.edu
270.442.4753
Paco Long-Mendez
Night Manager/Technician
rlongmendez@murraystate.edu
270.809.1643
Dr. Aimee Gruber
Assistant Professor/Education Program Coordinator
aherzoggruber@murraystate.edu
270.442.4753

Where we're located

MSU-Paducah Regional Campus
4430 Sunset Ave.
Paducah, KY 42001

Building hours:  
August - May: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June - July: Monday, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. ; Tuesday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Friday,  7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m