Gain skills to lead, serve and protect your community. EKU Online's accredited & respected 100% online degree programs position you for career advancement.


  • Accelerated 8-week terms, with courses beginning 6 times per year
  • Flexible 100% online learning format from a respected, accredited university
  • Affordable quality courses from respected faculty who teach the same classes online and on-campus
  • Considered one of the top programs by the academic community, the EKU Online Homeland Security degree is based on the curriculum developed by the Homeland Security and Defense Education Consortium and the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security
  • Rated by Military Times as one of the Top 5 schools for veterans in the nation
  • Ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the best universities offering online degrees
  • Dedicated advisors who will personalize your path from application through graduation


Emergency Management and Homeland Security are diverse fields with a range of career opportunities. Professional security and preparedness careers often begin with a degree in Homeland Security, and both government institutions and private corporations seek qualified employees for a variety of careers. EKU graduates have found themselves well-prepared for careers in military services, border protection, Federal Bureau of Investigation, emergency planning management, private security, transportation security, and many other areas.


Eastern Kentucky University 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. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran friendly campuses.


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