About Midway College Midway College, located in Midway Kentucky, is a multi-dimensional baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degree granting institution, founded in 1847 as the first school in the United States to serve orphaned and disadvantaged women. Today, Midway College is a leader in providing educational opportunities for men and women who wish to continue their education. Many programs are offered in an accelerated format where students attend classes one evening per week or online anytime.
“Midway College has been an enlightening experience not only as a student, but as a professional in the workforce. The instructors I had did not just teach straight out of a text book. They taught what they have learned and experienced from Corporate America and incorporated those teachings in the classroom. This gave me more insight on how the business world really operates and functions in the real world. I’m grateful to Midway College for their experienced staff.”
Organizational Administration & Leadership 2010
“Midway College exceeded my college expectations. I was given hands on opportunities that most other colleges cannot offer their students. Midway is they place where I grew the most; changing from student to graduate to young professional. I could not have asked for more from my college experience and I am excited to now be working with the Alltech 2010 World Equestrian Games thanks to my Midway College experience.”
Organizational Management and Equine Studies, 2009
“As a busy manager for a large, non-profit healthcare system, time is a premium. For several years, I wanted to return to college, but found on-campus classes not conducive to my schedule. Midway College Online was perfect for me, no matter how busy my schedule was, I could attend class online, anytime day, night, or weekends. No travel time or on-campus classes required. Midway’s staff is most helpful, from financial aid to academic advising. Midway College’s online program has enabled me to make an investment in my future. I highly recommend it.”
Organizational Management 2008
“I always wanted to be a teacher. Midway College helped me realize that dream.” Lisa Montgomery – Midway College Class of 2010
Midway College offers associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees for men and women. Our evening, weekend and online programs are offered in an accelerated format. Our traditional day program remains Kentucky’s only Women’s college.
Midway College's Associate of Arts in Business Administration degree provides students with basic business administration skills. Courses provide an understanding of business administration methods, accounting, communications, finance and marketing principles. Students can apply these skills as entry-level employees in a variety of organizations including business, government or nonprofit sectors.
Midway College's Associate of Arts in Computer Information Systems (CIS) program is ideal for people with a strong interest in computers and business. In general, graduates of CIS will work in a business environment and have the primary responsibility of designing, developing and supporting business-related software and systems. With the Internet playing such an important role in the life of organizations, CIS professionals also identify and develop ways of using this resource to help a business stay competitive in a global economy.Coupling an associate’s degree in CIS with a separate bachelor’s degree has been “economically beneficial” for some Midway graduates entering the job market. In today’s ever-changing technological world, employers look favorably upon applicants who have an educational background in the computer field as well as their primary area of academic studies.
The Midway College Associate of Arts in Nursing (ADN) degree is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC). The curriculum for this nursing major has a dual focus--team-taught classroom theory emphasizing the technical and theoretical aspects of nursing, and concentrated, supervised, clinical laboratory experiences in several health care agencies in central Kentucky. The Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares students to become registered nurses and also qualifies those students for admission into a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program.
The Midway College Medical Assisting Associate Degree is delivered in an accelerated format and thoroughly prepares students for effective performance in the healthcare support industry. Medical Assistants perform administrative and clinical procedures, assist with patient care management and often conduct managerial functions. Students who successfully complete this program are prepared to take the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) exam through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
The Associate of Science in Medical Coding degree program at Midway College provides the necessary instruction to help you start a rewarding career in medical coding. Upon graduation you will be qualified to work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, health care organizations, outpatient centers, nursing homes and residential care facilities. The program will help you understand and analyze health care information, utilize data delivery systems and terminologies, and learn various classification systems for diseases. Students who successfully complete the Associate of Science in Medical Coding online will be prepared to take the required medical certification exams from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) or the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
The Associate of Arts in Applied Equine Studies program is a two-year degree that emphasizes equine and business management. This program provides students the fundamentals needed to step into an entry-level position in the equine industry. Upon completion students can choose to continue towards a baccalaureate degree or enter the work force. Students will gain experience handling a variety of horses, and study horse science, introductory record keeping and business management.
Midway College's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration prepares graduates as competent professionals ready to enter the business, government or nonprofit arenas with a solid working knowledge of the core skills of leadership, management, quantitative analysis and strategy. Our students will master skills in the areas of leadership, team building, and human relations.
Midway College’s Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program with a concentration in Accounting is designed to prepare learners for leadership positions in the fast growing and challenging field of accounting. The accounting concentration meets the course requirements to sit for the CPA and CMA exams. To sit for the CPA exam students must complete 150 hours of course work including a baccalaureate degree.
Midway College's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program with a concentration in Entrepreneurship assists learners in developing an understanding of how a business enterprise is conceived, launched and sustained. By successfully completing this program students will be able to identify viable business opportunities and how such opportunities are transformed into new ventures. Additional emphasis is placed on how successful entrepreneurial ventures compete for financial resources, identify and reach their target markets, and establish business processes, systems and controls to manage small and growth-oriented ventures.
Midway College's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program with a concentration in Equine Business is designed for students interested in the organizational, management, and commercial aspects of the equine industry. Courses such as management software and marketing, the economics of the horse industry and equine law and taxation address issues impacting the equine industry and offer strategies for establishing equine-related enterprises. This concentration prepares graduates for positions in a horse farm office or other business which supports the horse industry including equine law, equine marketing, and equine sport management or in a business supporting the horse industry such as the Jockey Club or a breed association, various equine publications, bloodstock agencies, or tack shop management.
Midway College's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management provides learners with a wide area of knowledge in the HR field including: strategic management, workforce planning and employment, human resource development, total rewards, employee and labor relations, and risk management. Our curriculum incorporates the latest theoretical knowledge on strategic human resource issues and the practical skills that are vital for a successful professional career in this field. This objective is achieved not only through formal instruction but also through a hands-on manner, with a strong emphasis on real world case studies. Midway College's program fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR curriculum requirements.
Midway College's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing is focused on helping students understand today's global marketplace and what effective tools are needed to succeed. Every business-in all forms and definitions of business-must satisfy customers in order to survive. The marketing concentration also helps students understand the key components to building a business plan and effectively communicating and promoting a company or organization. Students will take courses in marketing strategies, e-commerce, pricing and new program marketing strategies and research.
Midway College's Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Leadership helps students to appreciate the importance of ethical and effective leadership, especially during times of change. Learners will diagnose leadership problems to recommend appropriate solutions based on sound theoretical concepts and practitioner principles. Blending analytical skills, creativity, imagination and other skills, students will gain a strong foundation in "real world" leadership including: interpersonal skills, conflict resolution, staff, diversity, ethics and building high performance organizations.
The Midway College Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration degree focuses on the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to assume leadership or management roles in the healthcare industry. The program gives students a broad knowledge of health care policy and financing, as well as leadership and management methods and technologies. Career options include emergency medical services coordinator, health consultant, hospital comptroller, occupational safety and health inspector, public health statistician, hospital personnel director, public health inspector, and social welfare administrator.
The Midway College Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program prepares students to meet the needs of today’s employers by emphasizing the following: strong oral and written communication skills, critical thinking, technology and information literacy, and global awareness. This major provides an alternative for baccalaureate degree-seeking students whose needs cannot be met by other individual majors. The Midway College Interdisciplinary Studies Program allows flexibility for students to design a degree program that is relevant to their academic interests and career objectives.
The Midway College Bachelor of Arts in Mining Management and Safety degree is designed for those who seek management careers in the fast-growing mining industry. Designed for mining professionals who are progressing toward entry-level, middle and upper management, this degree provides a general overview of coal and coal mining methods, theories and technologies, from exploration to combustion. It is anticipated holders of this degree will be qualified for numerous jobs within the mining industry, among which are land and mineral acquisition, office management, personnel management, quality control, bid preparation, transportation, and sales. With sufficient parallel experience in a mine, the degree will also prepare students for a managerial career in mining operations.
The Midway College Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program is designed for working registered nurses. Students entering the RN-BSN degree program are RNs who have previously earned either an associate degree or diploma in nursing and have a current Kentucky RN license. This program consists of the upper division level course work necessary to complete the baccalaureate degree in 12 months in a blended format, which means some course work can be completed online and some in-seat.
Midway College offers an Associate Degree in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing, ADN-BSN (4-5 year) track, which allows graduating high school students, who have earned the required college credit hours, to begin as first-year students. These entering students complete the ADN degree requirements, take the National Council Licensure Exam for RN licensure (NCLEX-RN), and continue with BSN course work. Successful completion of the RN licensure examination provides students with the potential to be employed as RN’s while completing the BSN degree. The Associate Degree in Nursing and the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing combines general education courses with professional nursing theory and more complex clinical practice. Consistent with the mission and goals of the college, the BSN program draws from the scientific and humanistic disciplines to prepare individuals as professionals in nursing who can provide health care and leadership to individuals and to families or groups of diverse cultures in a variety of settings.
Midway College’s Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management degree prepares students for managing sport programs in a variety of settings: business, community, public, or private. Students will earn a well-rounded education that integrates sport industry knowledge with the fundamentals of management, marketing, accounting, and finance. The job market for graduates of the sport management program includes positions in college athletic departments, professional sport organizations, sport governing bodies, event and facility management, ticket sales, public relations, sport marketing and promotions companies, sporting goods industry, sport media, and parks and recreation departments.
The Midway College Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree prepares professionals for a career in the field of psychology. The program emphasizes the breadth of the psychology field while building skills and providing fundamental knowledge for those interested in pursuing a career in any of the fields’ occupational branches: counseling, therapy, educational or developmental psychology. The degree includes a one-semester practicum in a community agency, and a capstone senior seminar in which students produce original research. A B.A. in Psychology can allow gradautes to pursue post-graduate study in the subfields such as counseling, child development, or educational psychology.
From first responders to corporate security personnel, Midway College’s Bachelor of Arts in Public Safety Administration degree program is designed to give a broad knowledge of the public safety industry, how to assess risk levels, manage conflicts and understand components critical to our nation’s infrastructure protection. Students will study a number of organizations and how they cooperate in providing timely and efficient emergency services. Subjects will include community risk assessment, critical infrastructure protection, and a host of leadership and management courses designed to give the graduate an understanding of organizational communications and behavior, strategic planning and conflict resolution.
Midway College’s Bachelor of Arts in Public Safety Administration Corporate Security degree program is designed to give a broad knowledge of the public safety industry, how to assess risk levels, manage conflicts and understand components critical to our nation’s infrastructure protection. Students will study a number of organizations and how they cooperate in providing timely and efficient emergency services. Subjects will include community risk assessment, critical infrastructure protection, and a host of leadership and management courses designed to give the graduate an understanding of organizational communications and behavior, strategic planning and conflict resolution. Specific courses in the corporate security concentration prepare the graduate for positions in public or private security and loss prevention. The emphasis will provide the graduate an understanding of identifying threats and taking proactive measures to protect assets. Course subjects will include security surveys, security planning, information and cyber security and disaster recovery.
The emphasis on Criminal Justice will prepare the graduate for law enforcement positions with Local, State, and Federal agencies. The emphasis will provide the graduate with an understanding of Criminal Justice systems. Course subjects in court systems and law provide an understanding of the judicial system while subjects in criminal investigation and criminal organizations provide an understanding of the mechanics of law enforcement operations.
The emphasis on Emergency Management will prepare the graduate for positions with Local, State, and Federal Homeland Security and emergency management agencies. The emphasis will provide the graduate with an understanding of preparation, response and recovery before, during, and after a hazardous event. Course subjects include preparedness, disaster recovery, continuity of operations for community and business, and the functions of the National Response Framework, Incident Command Systems, and the National Incident Management System.
Students can start their path to professional school or a career in science at Midway College. Our biology program propels students into professional schools that include pharmacy, medicine, veterinary medicine, and physical and occupational therapy. And our success rate is phenomenal: 90 percent of our biology graduates are accepted into graduate and professional schools.
A Bachelor of Arts in English degree from Midway College provides for career flexibility. The curriculum includes a solid framework in British, American, and world literature essential for graduate study. Employers can be confident that Midway College graduates will be skilled at linking their studies to the work world: making inferences, drawing conclusions, and anticipating consequences for the future. Career options for English graduates include law, editing, research, education, training, journalism, and publishing.
The Midway College Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science degree focuses on environmental concerns such as hazardous and toxic waste management and disposal, acid rain, and global climate change. As a Midway graduate, you will possess the science skills and understanding to begin your career in environmental science or graduate studies.
The Midway College Bachelor of Arts in Equine Studies (Equine Management) degree program emphasizes the art of equine and business management. Whether a student wishes to work with horses directly on a Thoroughbred farm or in a managerial position within an organization, this path trains industry leaders. For this degree, students are expected to complete a curriculum which balances applied aspects of equitation, equine handling and good management practices with business knowledge such as facility design, budgeting, communications and marketing. This degree option is good for students interested in managing their own facility or riding and training horses, or for those who would like to pursue a Masters of Business Administration.
The Midway College Bachelor of Science in Equine Studies Health & Rehabilitation degree program is focused on the theoretical, scientific and legal aspects of equine rehabilitation and performance management. Additionally, the emphasis on scientific application prepares students for post-graduate degree programs. As this is a technical degree, students will learn to communicate with groups having various levels of professional status and knowledge. Other career paths may include pharmaceutical representatives or technical feed sales to the equine industry.
The Midway College Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics degree provides students an opportunity to pursue a career in a variety of fields that are becoming increasingly important and in high demand. Students who complete this program will have the skills in logic, problem-solving, and data analysis, and the familiarity with mathematical concepts necessary for success in such fields as actuarial science, engineering, operations research, data processing, computer science and teacher education. In addition, a broad-based background in mathematics has applicability for study or employment in fields outside of mathematics and science, e.g., banking, law, and economics.
The MBA program at Midway College is designed to prepare students to play a leadership role in the rapidly changing, technologically advanced global marketplace. The MBA degree serves the needs of practicing professionals who have earned a bachelor's degree and who want to further their education or enhance their career while contributing to their company's progress and to society as a whole.
The Midway College Master of Arts in Teaching program is for those students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in an area of study other than teacher education but who would like to enter the profession of teaching. This blended program requires students to do in-seat work on campus at the beginning and all other coursework online. There are two tracks offered: The first is for students who hold a bachelors degree in a teaching subject area. For instance if the student’s undergraduate degree is in the area of English, mathematics, biology or social studies, the student can earn an MAT to teach in one of those disciplines at the middle school (5-9) level or if the undergraduate degree is in biology, English or mathematics they can earn the MAT to teach at the secondary (9-12) level. The second track is for student’s whose undergraduate degree falls outside these areas. Those students can earn an MAT focused on Learning and Behavior Disorders (P-12).
*May require some campus coursework, internship, externship, practicum or student teaching to complete.
Midway College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, or disability in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other College-administered programs or in its employment practices. In conformity with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 and its implementing regulation at C.F.R. Part 106, it is also the policy of Midway College not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities or employment practices. The admission of women only in the Traditional Day Programs is in conformity with a provision of the Act. For additional information, contact the College’s Title IX Coordinator: Anne Cockley Director of Human Resources 11 Pinkerton Hall 512 E. Stephens St. Midway, KY 40347 859.846.5408