EKU Online: Homeland Security Degree Programs


A 100% online degree from one of the country's top homeland security education programs.


A national leader in homeland security education, Eastern Kentucky University offers a 100% online homeland security degree program with instruction on border protection; securing airports, waterways and seaports; preparing for and responding to natural and man-made disasters; providing counterterrorism strategies and law enforcement intelligence support; and employing the latest security technology.

Respected curriculum. The EKU Online Homeland Security program is one of the few programs in the nation based on the model undergraduate curriculum developed by the Homeland Security and Defense Education Consortium and the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security, and is considered one of the top programs by the academic community.

Tradition. EKU is a regionally accredited, brick-and-mortar institution that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. The addition of a homeland security program in 2007 was a natural extension for the EKU College of Justice and Safety, which has a 40-year history of offering nationally recognized programs in criminal justice, security management, explosives investigation and related fields.

Expertise. Learn from faculty members with vast experience in the public and private sectors, including work in intelligence, emergency management, infrastructure protection, security management and first responder initiatives.

Whether you currently work in the field or are interested in starting your career, EKU has the online degree program that allows you to meet your goals on your terms.



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Sample a Physical Security course (above) with Professor Ryan Baggett.

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