The online degree programs at Eastern Kentucky University are fourth in the nation for criminal justice according to an evaluation done by College Affordability Guide.
Every not-for-profit university in the country that offers an online degree in criminal justice or a related field was included in the review process. EKU was the only Kentucky school to make the list. According to the organization’s website, the many factors they consider include affordability, graduation rate and program quality. They also consider whether or not graduates are able to pay back student loans.
Offering its first courses more than 50 years ago, the EKU College of Justice and Safety is a leader in the field. Moreover, EKU is ranked among the best schools for online degrees by U.S. News & World Report and Military Times.
Students interested in an online criminal justice degree have the following options:
- B.S. in Corrections & Juvenile Justice Studies with customizable options in Youth Services or Adult Corrections
- B.S. in Criminal Justice
- A.A. or B.S. in Police Studies
- M.S. in Justice Policy & Leadership with concentrations available in policing, corrections or juvenile justice
EKU Online provides students with accredited degree programs from a respected brick-and-mortar university. There is personalized advising from application through graduation. Since most courses can be completed in just eight weeks, students can focus on one course at a time and remain eligible for financial aid.
Learn more about EKU’s award-winning online Criminal Justice degree.