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Prepare for a Rewarding Career in the Criminal Justice Field

Eastern Kentucky University is a recognized leader in the fields of criminology and criminal justice and offers some of the finest degree options in the nation. A criminal justice degree positions you to take on leadership roles in the field, serve your community, and promote equality under the law. Whether you want to start a new career or advance in your current one, EKU’s online criminal justice degree programs can help you reach your goals.

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Meet the Criminal Justice Faculty

EKU has been a leader in online education for more than 15 years, providing more than 50 online degree and certificate options.

A regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university, EKU is ranked among the nation’s best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.

Support Services

Our students receive online tutoring and career services at no charge. EKU provides convenient assistance with a wide range of both subject specific, and general tutoring needs.

Generous Transfer Credit

You’ve worked hard for your credits. EKU Online helps you put them to work towards your degree with a generous credit transfer policy for hours earned at other universities.

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Advancing your career doesn’t have to break the bank. EKU Online offers a range of scholarships designed to address the financial needs of our students.

Military Friendly

EKU provides dedicated support to military students, including discounted tuition.

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  • “I can confidently say that — as someone who doesn’t even live in the United States — EKU’s online program has been extremely accommodating and flexible. I can discuss advising appointments over email, and I can have my textbooks shipped to my address overseas.” – Sydney Garner Lewis
  • “After the birth of our first child, I knew I needed to go back and finish what I started,” said McKenzie. “I was happy that I could pick up where I left off at EKU even though I lived in a different state.” – EKU Online student and mom
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