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Police Studies

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.

Policing has evolved drastically over the last 30 years, bringing increased scrutiny, a host of new challenges and plenty of opportunity. Whether you are interested in community policing or federal law enforcement agencies, EKU’s online police studies degrees provide the analytical, conflict resolution and critical thinking skills needed to be a responsive, community-minded law enforcement officer.

Whether you currently work in law enforcement or are interested in beginning a career in the field, we have the degree program for you.
Choose from three program options:

What sets our program apart?
Focusing on society’s response to crime through policing, EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as contemporary policing strategies, crime patterns, technology and ethics.

  • 8-week terms
  • No campus visits required
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • Study anytime, from anywhere
  • Dynamic, supportive learning environment
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees