On behalf of the outstanding faculty and dedicated staff of Northern Kentucky University, it is my pleasure to welcome you as you embark on your graduate education. I know that you come here with the ability and the ambition to achieve your goals. I am gratified that you have chosen NKU as the place to make those dreams a reality.
At NKU, our faculty and staff are known for a commitment to providing a quality, personal education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. That commitment has shaped our past, and it will continue to define our future. We are also committed to the economic and cultural vitality of our community. This partnership between the university and community produces the relevant, experience-based education that you’ll receive. As you read our mission, vision, and values that follow, you will learn even more about the basic principles upon which we operate.
I urge you to review the graduate catalog carefully. It contains information that will be valuable to you at each stage in your journey at NKU. Our online catalog is fully searchable, and it will allow you to easily find the information you are seeking, including details about our academic programs, information on our policies and procedures, special opportunities to support your growth and learning, and a host of other topics.
On behalf of the entire Northern Kentucky University community, welcome! We are delighted that you chose NKU for your graduate education.
Geoffrey S. Mearns