Corrections & Juvenile Justice Studies (B.S.)

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EKU’s online bachelor’s degree in corrections and juvenile justice studies is one of the few in the nation devoted to adult services and juvenile justice. Whether a seasoned professional or new to the field, this program will help you develop the knowledge and skills required for career advancement.

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:  Correctional officer, corrections administrator, detention officer, probation officer, parole officer, treatment specialist, jailer, bailiff, caseworker or counselor, substance abuse specialist, delinquency prevention specialist, policy analyst, program evaluator

* 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 are work toward your degree.

What sets our program apart?
Focusing on rehabilitation and proven best practices, EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as rehabilitation strategies for adults and juvenile offenders, community corrections, the juvenile justice system, criminal justice, ethics and perspectives on crime and delinquency.

  • 8-week terms
  • No campus visits required
  • Personalized graduation plan
  • Study anytime, from anywhere
  • Dynamic, supportive learning environment
  • Dedicated academic advisor

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.