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Homeland Security

Eastern Kentucky University is a recognized leader in intelligence and security programming, offering some of the finest homeland security degree and certificate options in the nation. Graduates are prepared to respond to natural and man-made disasters, implement the latest security technology, and provide for our nation’s intelligence and counterterrorism needs.

Choose from multiple program options:

What sets our program apart?
EKU provides a balanced degree program that leads to a solid understanding of security management and disaster preparedness. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as emergency management, physical security, critical infrastructure protection, risk analysis, homeland security technology, and disaster preparedness and response.

  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • Courses begin 6 times per year
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Reduced tuition for active duty service members
  • No campus visits required
  • Quality courses from respected faculty who teach the same classes online and on-campus
  • Personal advisors stay with you from application to graduation
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
  • Study anytime, from anywhere
  • Dynamic, supportive learning environment
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Sample a Physical Security course (above) with Professor Ryan Baggett.

View the following sample courses: