Light Your Path to a Rewarding Future
Our top-quality programs are affordable and accelerated, providing a well-rounded education with real-world relevance in a broad range of fields.
Our evidence-based programs enhance your leadership abilities and prepare you for professional nursing roles across a broad spectrum of healthcare settings.
With a dynamic MBA program and four BSBA options, our curriculum is globally relevant, innovative, and sustainable while preparing you for new career opportunities.
Our online education programs will equip you with the in-demand skills, knowledge, and tools you need to prepare students for success in the classroom.
Our innovative programs facilitate excellence in academics, scholarship, engagement, practice, leadership, and lifelong learning within a global context to promote health.
Master of Social Work Program
Our online Master of Social Work clinical program empowers you to advance social and economic justice and graduate ready to improve the quality of life for all people.
Our quality programs promote academic excellence through relevant curricula delivered in an accelerated online format that gives you the flexibility you need to earn your degree.
Why choose Northern Kentucky University?
100% of classes taught by professionals, not graduate assistants
94% of senior survey respondents indicated they would recommend NKU
60,000+ grads form our connected network of NKU alumni
What others say about NKU
Ranked among "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes magazine for 10 years in a row (2018)
Ranked #6 among "The Best Online Colleges in Kentucky for 2018" by TheBestSchools.org
Ranked among the "Best Online MBA Programs" by U.S. News & World Report (2020)