EKU Ranked No. 6 Among Online Homeland Security Degrees

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The EKU Online degree in homeland security ranks 6th on the list of “Best Online Bachelor’s in Homeland Security Degrees” and 12th among “Best Homeland Security Degrees” nationwide according to College Choice.

College Choice compares programs using five criteria: reputation, affordability, quality, value and student satisfaction. The homeland security degree programs were evaluated using metrics such as student retention and graduate salaries. Data was collected from school websites, The National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. News & World Report and PayScale.

The student-focused degree program at EKU invites on-line and on-campus students to network with peers and industry professionals through participation in organizations such as the Homeland Security and Assets Protection Leaders of Tomorrow and The Order of the Sword and Shield National Honor Society for homeland security and related disciplines.  

EKU also encourages internships to provide students with work-related experience and networking opportunities prior to graduation. EKU Homeland Security program graduates have found internships and job opportunities with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a variety of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.  

Core courses include:

  • Security management
  • Disaster resilience
  • Physical security
  • Domestic terrorism
  • Homeland security technology
  • Critical infrastructure protection

EKU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The university has been ranked among the best schools offering online degree programs by U.S. News & World Report and Military Times.

Published on June 27, 2018