Morehead State University (MSU) is a public, co-educational university located in Morehead, Kentucky, United States in the foothills of the Daniel Boone National Forest in Rowan County, midway between Lexington, Kentucky, and Huntington, West Virginia. The 2013 edition of 'America's Best Colleges' by U.S. News & World Report named MSU one of the top 25 public universities in the South. MSU has also become one of only four universities in the U.S. to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in space science. Morehead State University was also the first in Kentucky to offer an online MBA program, accredited by the AACSB. The College of Business & Public Affairs also offers a Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS). The school newspaper is The Trail Blazer. The school was founded in 1887 as Morehead Normal School, a church-supported teacher-training school. It was taken over by the state in 1922.
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