Earn Your Degree 100% Online
Eastern Kentucky University offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate, certificate and non-degree programs delivered in a convenient, online format.
Whether you want to start, finish or advance your education, EKU Online has a program that can fit your schedule and your needs.
Flat tuition rates • 8-week terms • online tutoring and resources • Dedicated online academic advisors
Questions about a program? Contact an enrollment advisor today!
Online Associate Degree Programs
EKU Online offers four online associate degree options. Programs can be completed in as little as two years. Associate degree programs prepare students for career readiness and serve as a great stepping stone to a four-year degree.
Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs
EKU Online offers fourteen online bachelor’s degree options. Bachelor’s degree programs prepare students for advancement in current careers or to pursue graduate and professional school programs.
- Child and Family Studies
- Corrections and Juvenile Justice Studies
- Emergency Medical Care
- Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation
- Fire Protection Administration
- Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology
- General Studies
- Homeland Security
- Nursing (RN to BSN)
- Occupational Safety
- Paralegal Studies/Paralegal Science
- Police Studies
- Political Science
Online Master’s Degree Programs
EKU Online offers sixteen online master’s degree options. Master’s degree programs prepare students for advanced leadership positions and managerial roles.
Online Doctorate Degree Programs
EKU Online offers two online doctorate degree options. Doctorate degree programs prepare students to take on top tier positions and offers opportunities to teach at the collegiate level.
Online Undergraduate Certificates and Non-Degree Programs
Undergraduate certificates are awarded by either the University or the individual academic department. Certificates are an excellent way to make use of previous credits or elective hours to enhance credentials and areas of content specialization. Certificates can be earned independently or as part of a degree program.
- Correctional Intervention Strategies — Certificate
- Disaster Management — Certificate
- Homeland Security — Certificate
- Industrial Fire Protection — Certificate
- Intelligence Studies — Certificate
- Paralegal Science — Post-Baccalaureate*
- Security Management — Certificate
- Social Intelligence and Leadership — Certificate
- Youth Services — Certificate
- Veterans Studies— Certificate
*Acceptance into this program requires that the student has already earned a baccalaureate degree. For more details, contact the program enrollment advisor.
Online Graduate Certificates and Non-Degree Programs
These certificates are awarded by either the University or the individual academic department. Certificates are an excellent way to make use of previous credits or elective hours. Certificates can be earned independently or as part of a degree program.
- Emergency Management — Certificate (Link to Pearson)
- Homeland Security — Certificate (Link to Pearson)
- Family Nurse Practitioner — Post-MSN Certificate
- Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner — Post-MSN Certificate
- Fire and Emergency Services (Link to Pearson)
- Intelligence and National Security — Certificate (Link to Pearson)
- Nursing Administration — Post-MSN Certificate
- Occupational Safety (Link to Pearson)
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner — Post-MSN Certificate
Professional Certification and Endorsement Preparation Programs
These are programs which do not lead to a degree or to an EKU awarded recognition but instead prepare the student, upon recommendation from EKU, for professional endorsement or certification by the Commonwealth of Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board.
- Director of Pupil Personnel Endorsement Preparation
- Elementary Education Adding Certification
- English as a Second Language P-12 Endorsement Preparation
- Gifted Education Endorsement Preparation
- Literacy Endorsement Preparation
- Principal — Level 1 Certification Preparation
- School Media Librarianship Certification
- Special Education — DHH Certification Preparation
- Special Education — IECE Certification Preparation
- Special Education — LBD Certification Preparation
- Special Education — MSD Certification Preparation
- Supervisor of Instruction Endorsement Preparation
- Superintendent of Schools Endorsement Preparation