EKU Online: Police Studies


Offering one of the few programs in the nation dedicated to Police Studies, Eastern Kentucky University has a 40-year record of success in preparing leaders in law enforcement and related fields.

Our 100% online law enforcement degree programs allow you to become part of the policing tradition and achieve your goals on your terms.

Relevance: Focusing on society’s response to crime through policing, EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as contemporary policing strategies, crime patterns, technology and ethics.

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. Our program’s graduates are successfully employed at the local, state and federal levels.

Expertise: The highly respected and socially diverse Police Studies faculty members combine substantial professional experience with solid academic credentials to foster your growth and challenge you to achieve academic excellence. EKU faculty have written criminal justice textbooks currently used by some of the most prestigious programs in the country, including our own.

Commitment: At EKU, students come first. We strive to create a dynamic learning environment where you can succeed. Get support when you need it. Learn from instructors who have worked in the field. Bring your own professional experience into the classroom discussion.   

Whether you currently work in law enforcement or are interested in beginning a career in the field, we have the degree program for you.

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Degree Types

Police Studies Associate's of Arts (A.A.)

Many police departments require at least 60 hours of college credit.  Completing an online associate's degree in police studies is a perfect way to fulfill this requirement by completing relevant course work from an established program with a history of preparing leaders in the field.

Police Studies Bachelor's of Science (B.S)

Prepare yourself for the challenging and rewarding career of law enforcement by completing a bachelor's degree in police studies.  If you currently work in the field, completing your bachelor's degree will provide you with more career advancement opportunities.

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