The Graduate School

Move forward with a graduate degree

An advanced degree is an investment in your educational and professional development that can aid in the achievement of your career goals. Whether you are hoping to make a career change or advance further within your current industry, Murray State University will help you grow. In addition to supporting your employment aspirations, our graduate programs will contribute to your ongoing personal development with various available enrichment opportunities within our community.


Options to help you succeed

We offer a number of program options, including master's, specialist, doctoral degrees, endorsements and certifications.

Choose from online, low-residency programs and classroom experience options to earn your degree.

Graduate Degree programs


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Earn your graduate degree

Take some time to explore all of the exciting opportunities that Murray State has to offer for completing your advanced degree. If you have already decided you would like to join the thousands of other applicants who have made Murray State their choice, please follow the links on this page to choose a graduate program, review the graduate admission checklist, discover financial aid opportunities, and register for classes. We are excited about your interest in Murray State!

Graduate admission checklist

Financial aid

Graduate tuition

Register for classes


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Murray State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist and doctorate degrees. Murray State University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Murray State University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404.679.4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website. Normal inquiries such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Murray State University.

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