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At Eastern Kentucky University Online, we provide convenient, flexible and accredited programs to help you build a career or advance in your current one. You don't have to put your life on hold to earn your degree.
The majority of our online classes can be completed in 8 weeks — half the time of the standard format. EKU Online offers multiple start dates throughout the year so you can start building your future when it's right for you. 


Beginning Fall 2021, through the new EKU BookSmart program, textbooks and course materials are free for undergraduate students at Eastern Kentucky University. This adds up to an estimated savings of $1,200 per year!
Free books for undergrads, plus free tutoring and free application for all students means there's no better time to enroll. Our advisors are ready to answer your questions and help plan your path to a successful career. Complete the form above to talk with an advisor.


  • BS in Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation
  • BS in Fire Protection & Safety Engineering Technology
  • BS in Fire Protection Administration
  • Certificate in Industrial Fire Protection

Eastern Kentucky University Online also offers programs and certificates in emergency medical care/paramedic, emergency management, criminal justice and many other areas.

All EKU Online fire programs are IFSAC-accredited. The EKU Online Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology program is accredited by ABET. The Fire, Arson, & Explosion Investigation degree includes some on-campus instruction.

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