Police Studies Associates Degree

EKU’s online associate degree in police studies is designed to prepare students to quickly and successfully enter the policing profession or meet base education requirements for current officers seeking promotions. Graduates are well positioned to become part of the policing tradition and to complete their bachelor’s degree and further increase their employment opportunities.  


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 64 hours
2017-2018 Tuition: $409 per credit hour
                                          $250 per credit hour for active duty military
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 49 hours*
Career Options:  State and local law enforcement officer, school resource officer, deputy, policy analyst, victim’s advocate

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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
  • Special tuition for active duty service members
  • No campus visits required
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • Study anytime, from anywhere
  • Dynamic, supportive learning environment
  • Ranked by U.S. News & 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.