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Online Degree & Certificate Options to Advance in Your Field
  • BS in Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation
  • BS in Fire Protection & Safety Engineering Technology
  • BS in Fire Protection Administration
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • MS in Safety, Security, & Emergency Management
  • BS in Emergency Medical Services - Fire Service
  • BS in Homeland Security
  • Certificate in Industrial Fire Protection
8-Week Terms

Complete your coursework according to your schedule. Courses are offered in two 8-week terms in the fall and spring semesters and two 6-week terms in the summer, allowing you to focus on two classes per term and still carry a full-time load.

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Textbooks are free for all students with EKU BookSmart! And there’s no fee to apply. With a wide variety of financial aid and scholarship opportunities, there’s no better time to earn your degree and begin the career of your dreams.

Free Tutoring & Career Services

Easily access the resources and services you need to excel. EKU Online provides free online tutoring, as well as the tools and support to achieve your career goals after graduation.

Confidence in Your Degree

EKU has been ranked one of the best online colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Earn your online degree from a regionally accredited university that has been an online education leader for more than 15 years. 

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Eastern Kentucky University is a nationally recognized public university located in Richmond, Kentucky. Established in 1874, EKU strives to make quality education available to everyone. A brick-and-mortar accredited institution, EKU began offering online degrees in 2006 and continues to service all students with our on-campus offerings.