Eastern Kentucky University’s online associates degree in police studies is ranked among the best criminal justice degree programs for 2018 as rated by BestCollegeReviews.org.
Rankings were determined using data from College Navigator regarding tuition, as well as the customization and/or specialization options offered to students. EKU, which received a rank of 35, was chosen in large part for the program’s flexibility which allows distance learners to receive a high-quality education while maintaining their real-world responsibilities.
EKU offers one of the few programs in the nation dedicated to police studies, and has a 40-year history of preparing leaders in law enforcement. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation and offers the benefits of:
- No required campus visits
- A 100 percent online degree program from an accredited brick-and-mortar university
- 8-week courses that allow students to finish quicker than the traditional 16-week format
- Supportive advisors who work with students from application through graduation and help them make the most of transfer credit