Corrections & Juvenile Justice Studies

Tim Carman is the former director of probation and parole for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. His experience in the criminal justice field includes adult and juvenile corrections. He has worked as a pre-trial officer, counselor, group home director, supervisor and manager.

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 opportunities 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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