Kentucky Engineering Schools & Degrees

The outlook for careers in engineering in the state of Kentucky is bright. In the Bluegrass State, civil engineering is expected to grow at a rate of 19.4 percent through 2020, while engineering management is expected to grow 8.6 in the same time. Prospective engineers must obtain at least a 4-year degree.

There are 7 universities in Kentucky that have ABET-accredited engineering programs, and more than 30 different ABET accredited engineering degrees at those 7 universities. There are other colleges in Kentucky with engineering programs that might be suitable for you - most are either regionally or nationally accredited.

Engineering Schools in Kentucky for Consideration

Some examples of engineering programs throughout Kentucky include: University of Kentucky College of Engineering, Bowling Green State University Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering, University of Louisville J.B. Speed School of Engineering, Morehead State University Applied Engineering and Technology, and Western Kentucky University Engineering. The city of Louisville has the most programs (three) in one city, while the other programs are evenly scattered throughout the state.

Online Engineering Degrees at Kentucky Universities

If the distance, cost, or time-investment are too prohibitive in the traditional engineering programs, Kentucky colleges also offer a variety of online engineering programs. For example, the J.B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville offers the Master of Science in Civil Engineering as an online program. Similarly, Western Kentucky University offers an online Master of Science in Engineering Technology Management.

While Eastern Kentucky University offers several online degrees: Master in Applied Engineering and Technology Management; Career and Technical Education, Technical Education Administration; Career and Technical Education, Technology Education; and Career and Technical Education, Occupational Training and Development. If a student has not yet reached graduate-level studies yet, Eastern Kentucky University offers an online Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology.

It should be noted that according to U.S. News, the University of Kentucky’s has one of the top 100 engineering schools in the nation. Not only are there a variety of options available for prospective engineers in the state of Kentucky, but there are high-caliber options as well.

Top Engineering Employers in Kentucky

Two of the top Kentucky firms utilizing engineers are Luckett & Farley and Dunaway Engineering.

Luckett & Farley – the oldest architectural firm in the nation – is an employee-owned company that offers architecture, engineering and interior design services. There are approximately 90 people employed at Luckett & Farley. A staff of multi-disciplined engineers covers markets that include industrial, automotive, higher education, federal government, healthcare and media/broadcast.

Dunaway Engineering is a civil engineering and surveying firm that covers Louisville and the greater Kentucky region. Dunaway covers all aspects of the building process and offers the following services: surveying, site development, transportation, water resources, engineered GIS services and construction. They also provide inspections and assist with zoning laws. In addition to many professional and civil engineers, their staff of about 20 includes CAD and field technicians, project managers, surveyors and staff engineers.

List of Accredited Engineering Programs

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Campus Based ABET Accredited Programs
Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants
Eastern Kentucky University - Computer Science (with concentration in General Computer Science), BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Richmond KY
Eastern Kentucky University - Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology, B.S.
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Richmond KY
Murray State University - CET/Construction Engineering Technology, B.S.
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Murray KY
Murray State University - Civil Engineering Technology, BS
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Murray KY
Murray State University - Engineering Physics, BSE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Murray KY
Murray State University - Occupational Safety and Health, BS
Applied Science Accreditation Commission Accredited
Murray KY
Murray State University - Occupational Safety and Health, MS
Applied Science Accreditation Commission Accredited
Murray KY
Northern Kentucky University - Electronic(s) Engineering Technology, BS
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Highland Heights KY
Northern Kentucky University - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology, BS
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Highland Heights KY
Northern Kentucky University - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology, BS
Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission Accredited
Highland Heights KY
University of Kentucky - Biosystems Engineering, BSBN
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky - Chemical Engineering, BSChE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky - Civil Engineering, BS-CIE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky - Computer Engineering, BSCoE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky - Computer Science, BSCS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky - Electrical Engineering, BSEE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky - Materials Engineering, BSMAE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky - Mechanical Engineering, BSMEE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky - Mining Engineering, BSMIE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Lexington KY
University of Kentucky (Extended Campus-Paducah) - Chemical Engineering, BSChE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Paducah KY
University of Kentucky (Extended Campus-Paducah) - Mechanical Engineering, BSMEE
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Paducah KY
University of Louisville - Bioengineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Bioengineering, ME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Chemical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Chemical Engineering, ME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Civil Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Civil Engineering, ME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Computer Engineering and Computer Science, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Computer Engineering and Computer Science, BS
Computing Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Computer Engineering and Computer Science, ME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Electrical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Electrical Engineering, ME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Industrial Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Industrial Engineering, ME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Mechanical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
University of Louisville - Mechanical Engineering, ME
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Louisville KY
Western Kentucky University - Civil Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Bowling Green KY
Western Kentucky University - Electrical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Bowling Green KY
Western Kentucky University - Mechanical Engineering, BS
Engineering Accreditation Commission Accredited
Bowling Green KY


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