Founded in 1908, Murray State College is a public, co-ed community college with a main campus located in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. This college offers diverse transfer, associate’s degree, certificate and diploma programs, in addition to vocational training, transitional coursework, training for businesses, and public service activities. Some of the popular areas of study offered at Murray State College include Art, Child Development, Pre-Law, Criminal Justice, Conservation & Wildlife Management, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Psychology, Business Management, Computer Science & Information Systems, Engineering, and Veterinary Technology. The college also has one of the only gunsmithing programs in the United States. Certificate programs include Medical Office Coding, Medical Office Transcription, and Secretarial / Office Administration.
Sponsored by the Berks County Commissioners, the college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, through the Higher Learning Commission. Specialized programs at Murray State College are also accredited by organizations such as the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, the American Veterinary Medical Association, and the American Physical Therapy Association’s Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
Murray State College uses both traditional methods of instruction such as lectures and discussions, laboratory experiments, educational field trips, clinical rotations for allied health and veterinary medicine students, and more modern methods such as the use of Interactive Television Technology. Murray State College also offers flexible learning options that include evening classes, weekend classes, and a distance learning program.