Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctorate degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Eastern Kentucky University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Child and Family Studies:
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)
EKU’s bachelor’s degree program in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology (FPSET) has been accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
American Bar Association (ABA)
Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Our mission is to provide a comprehensive and accessible online program that empowers individuals to enhance their knowledge, skills, and personal growth.
We support and promote EKU values of intellectual vitality, community, cultural competency, stewardship of place, accountability, and excellence. We believe that emotional well-being is fundamental to a learners’ overall development, academic success, and future happiness. We strive to foster a vibrant virtual learning community that transcends geographical boundaries, enabling learners to reach their full potential and contribute meaningfully to society.
Our vision is to empower individuals worldwide through high-quality, accessible, and flexible online education, providing them with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to achieve personal and professional growth. We strive to create an engaging and inclusive learning environment that fosters collaboration, innovation, and lifelong learning. By leveraging technology, we envision and promise to provide: