EKU Online Homeland Security Program Among Top 50 in the Nation


The EKU Online homeland security degree has been ranked among the “Top 50 Best Value Online Bachelor's of Homeland Security and Emergency Management for 2017” by Value Colleges.

According to the organization’s website, homeland security and emergency management degree programs have grown substantially since the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was established in 2002. The FEMA Emergency Management Higher Education Project lists 310 emergency management programs and 224 homeland security programs. EKU’s homeland security program was introduced in 2007.

“Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s top online educators, EKU brings their reputation for quality to this online program, which prepares working adults with all they need to know to move into the competitive fields of counter-terrorism, disaster management, and border patrol,“ states the university’s profile.

The EKU Online Homeland Security program offers:

  • A respected online degree program from a fully accredited brick-and-mortar institution
  • Faculty from the EKU College of Justice & Safety, a national leader in homeland security and emergency management education
  • Dedicated advisors who work with students from application through graduation

Eastern Kentucky University was ranked by Military Times as one of the Top 5 schools for veterans in the nation. Online homeland security and emergency management students earn the same degree, from the same instructors as on-campus students.

Published on February 20, 2017