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EKU TO Offer Online Criminal Justice Degree

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online criminal justice degree, beginning in fall 2018. The bachelor’s degree program will prepare students for a range of careers in the justice and safety field.

EKU to Offer Online Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree with General Business Concentration

Eastern Kentucky University is offering a new option for online students in fall 2018. Applications are now being accepted for the bachelor’s of business administration (BBA) degree with a general business concentration.

EKU Risk Management and Insurance Degree Available Online Fall 2017

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online degree in risk management and insurance beginning fall 2017. The bachelors of business administration will be the only online undergraduate insurance degree offered in Kentucky and one of the few available in the United States.

EKU’s Risk Management and Insurance Program Ranks Highly Among Respondents in Best’s Review

Eastern Kentucky University’s Risk Management and Insurance program is ranked among the top 20 nationally according to the February 2018 issue of Best’s Review.

EKU, which offers the only undergraduate insurance degrees—online and on-campus — in Kentucky, received top marks in the “popular performer’s” category.

Term life Insurance: why paying less doesn’t always pay out

By: Burke A. Christensen, JD, CLU, EKU insurance and risk management professor

When you go shopping for anything, you usually want to get the most value at the least cost. It is in a consumer’s best interest to know why that idea doesn’t always apply when shopping for life insurance.

What can you do with an RMI degree?

The insurance industry offers talented individuals a number of diverse career opportunities. In a field that’s growing each year, there isn’t a better time to earn a bachelor’s of business administration with a concentration in risk management and insurance (RMI).

Social Work and Hospice

By: Caroline Reid, Ph.D., MSW, online social work program coordinator and associate professor

Students often do not consider a career in hospice due to a few misconceptions.  Hospice provides care to all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, the District of Columbia and the U.S Virgin Islands. In 2014 there were approximately 61,000 locations and still growing.

Social Work Careers in Healthcare

By: Caroline Reid

Upon earning a bachelor’s of social work (BSW) degree you may choose to specialize in a particular field of social work. One specialized area of practice is medical social work. Social work has an extensive history in working with those suffering from accidents, illness or general poor health.

EKU Among Best Online Degree Providers for Veterans

Badge Affordable Online Colleges 2017 Best Military Friendly Online Colleges

Eastern Kentucky University continues to be recognized as one of the best schools for military members and their families. EKU Online was named among the top 50 “Best Military Friendly Online Colleges” by AffordableColleges.org.

EKU Among Top Yellow Ribbon and Military-Friendly Online Colleges

EKU’s military-friendly online degree programs received high praise from SR Education Group. Eastern Kentucky University rated 6th among Top Yellow Ribbon Online Schools. In addition, EKU received a score of 91.46 percent and a position in the top 15 among all universities that support military members.