In the workplace, in our schools, at our borders, on our streets – no matter where threats to safety exist, society needs leaders who are calm, prepared, knowledgeable and courageous. Ensuring safety is more than quick action in the moment; it’s also preparing for the moment.
EKU Online provides a suite of safety, security and emergency management programs offering you the opportunity to craft your leadership style, build your expertise in one of multiple specialized areas and earn a valuable, respected credential for your career. We can help you grow with the industry while you apply cutting-edge knowledge directly in the field.
Build foundational knowledge for 21st century safety concerns. Eastern Kentucky University Online offers a safety, security and emergency management master’s that can help you craft your leadership style, build your expertise and better position you for career advancement.
An internship can be your gateway to new and exciting professional opportunities. Through our partnerships we’ve been able to place our students with some of the world’s largest companies, including:
In addition, EKU’s Career Development and Placement Office can assist you in identifying and pursuing job opportunities in the safety industry.
Career planning is tough, but with EKU you don’t have to tackle the process alone.
The EKU Office of Academic and Career Services is a one-stop shop for all of your career and professional development needs. We offer a variety of services to current online EKU students and alumni to help you with your career development, decision-making and job search.
Build your expertise in one of the several specializations and learn from top experts in the safety arena.
Call or email Enrollment Advisor Kim Chitwood for information about the EKU Online Graduate Safety, Security and Emergency Management programs.
EKU has proven that online learning, while challenging, offers a gateway to higher education for the working professional. The MS SSEM degree has added many dimensions to my practical occupational safety and health experiences which will, in the long run, make me a stronger safety and health professional.
EKU Online offers veterans and active duty military students an unparalleled online learning experience that provides accessibility, convenience and flexibility.
Special Tuition for Active Duty* Military
Eastern Kentucky University offers reduced tuition expenses to $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and $325 per credit hour for graduate courses to all service members currently serving on active duty.
*Active duty is defined as on federal orders for 180 days or more.
“I’d like to thank the EKU College of Justice & Safety for the opportunity to complete my degree online. It’s very user-friendly, and everyone has bent over backwards to make this happen.”
– 1LT Heath Bergmann, EKU Online Graduate