Corrections & Juvenile Justice Studies

Offering one of the few programs in the nation devoted to adult corrections and juvenile justice, EKU is a recognized leader in preparing students for career success.

From comprehensive undergraduate programs covering juvenile justice and adult services to graduate programs that allow you to grow intellectually in a rich learning environment, EKU provides unsurpassed opportunites to become a leader in the corrections field.

Tradition: Eastern Kentucky University 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. The EKU College of Justice and Safety has a worldwide reputation for excellence.

Focus: Unlike a general criminal justice degree, EKU Online programs are devoted to the areas of adult, juvenile and community corrections. Coursework relates to issues and challenges faced in the workplace today.

Expertise: EKU Online students study with full-time, tenured EKU faculty who have substantial experience in the field, as well as solid academic credentials. They are known for their research and service to the profession.

Commitment: Eastern Kentucky University puts students first. We have created a dynamic learning environment where you can thrive.  Each member of our team is dedicated to helping you succeed.

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

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