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We are practitioners of the healing arts defining the standard for excellence in optometric education and vision care.
Our D.O. medical school is nationally ranked and recognized for a reputation of excellence in rural medicine and family healthcare. UPIKE’s osteopathy program gives you a clear path to success in the medical field.
Explore our online undergraduate and graduate programs and learn more about earning your degree at UPIKE.
Advance in your current profession or launch a new career. Our online MBA provides relevant curriculum and experiences that prepare you for success.
The new fully online MSW program is designed for self-directed learners who seek the flexibility of online learning but desire to have meaningful relationships with their faculty and peers in a robust learning environment. .
UPIKE’s RN-BSN program allows nurses who have their ADN to complete coursework online to earn their BSN. The fully-online program allows working registered nurses to advance their careers on their schedules.
Practicing educators benefit from our Teacher Leader Master of Arts. Designed for the working educator, our program is entirely online, making it more convenient to advance your career.
Since childhood, North Carolina native Sara Hoyek was intrigued by optometry and recognized it as a career she would want to pursue. Today, she will be a part of the first graduating class at the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) in May 2020. Hoyek desires to impact lives in a direct and meaningful […]
Sha’Mia Stinson is part of the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO) Class of 2020. She’s pursuing a career in optometry to help people have a better quality of life. Stinson chose KYCO because she is very family-oriented, and KYCO is the closest optometry school to her family in South Carolina. She also loves […]
Jordan Gibson, the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, is in charge of expanding the support network for businesses across the eight-county region.
“My main motive as a teacher is to instill in my students the idea that they have someone who cares for and loves them—apart from what I teach them,” says Aileah Walters.