Bachelor's Degree in Police Studies

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EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in police studies is designed to prepare students to meet the unique challenges of law enforcement and to successfully enter the policing profession or meet education requirements for current officers wanting to advance their career.Graduates are well positioned to become excellent officers, community representatives and effective change agents.   

At-A-Glance

Format: 100% online

Credit Hours: 120 hours

2017-2018 Tuition: $409 per credit hour

Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90 hours*

Career Options:  Federal, state and local law enforcement officer, school resource officer, deputy, policy analyst, victim’s advocate

* A minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed at EKU

Enhance your degree with a minor or certificate
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits.

You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
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.

  • 8-week terms
  • No campus visits required
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • Study anytime, from anywhere
  • Dynamic, supportive learning environment
  • Ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the best universities offering online degrees

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university 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.