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Online Criminal Justice Programs


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100% Online 8-Week Terms

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

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Free Textbooks & Free Application

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.

Multiple Degree Options

EKU Online offers multiple criminal justice degree and certificate options in police studies, corrections, juvenile justice and criminal justice policy & leadership.

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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.