A degree at UK Paducah offers a great value to students looking to save money and stay close to home while still earning a degree from a nationally-recognized state university. UK Paducah offers an ABET-accredited 4-year Bachelor’s degree in either chemical or mechanical engineering without ever leaving home.
UK – College of Engineering in Paducah offers two Bachelor of Science degrees in either chemical or mechanical engineering. All four years of classes can be taken in Paducah. To find out more information on the program curriculum and course descriptions, please click on the links below.
For more information on the graduate student options, contact Dr. William Murphy.
A Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering is available at the College of Engineering in Paducah through a non-thesis option. Total coursework of 30 hours is required. While some of these courses can be taken from Paducah faculty, other courses will have to be taken via the interactive television (ITV) connection with Lexington. No traveling is necessary. To enter this program, a Bachelor of Science in engineering or a closely related field is required. All pre-requisite requirements are available at Paducah.
While the extended campus in Paducah does not directly offer the thesis option for graduate degrees, students can still earn their degree in corporation with the Lexington and Paducah campuses. If the research is performed under faculty at Paducah, a student may have the option to split time between the two campuses. Course work will primarily take place in Lexington, while the majority of research will take place in Paducah.