Welcome to EKU Online

Ensuring safety is more than quick action in the moment; it’s also preparing for the moment. At EKU Online, our suite of safety, security and emergency management programs can arm you with the knowledge to lead safe and compliant organizations in the public and private sector.

Our master’s degree and graduate certificate options are the vehicles by which our nationally and internationally recognized faculty members deliver decades of experience, current best practices, regulation information and invaluable insight into a complex and ever-changing industry. You can benefit from the first and only accredited, online Master of Science in Safety, Security and Emergency Management degree.

EKU is accredited by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).

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Included among “America’s Top Colleges” for the seventh consecutive year.

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Included in U.S. News & World Report‘s annual listing of top colleges and universities.

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Ranked 7th as Top Online College for Occupational Safety Degrees.

2018 Military Times - Best For Vets Colleges

Designated as one of America’s most Veteran-Friendly campuses.

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96% of our Master’s in Safety graduates are employed*

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64% received a salary increase upon completion of the degree*

* 2012 graduate survey

Gain Credit for the Experience You Have

You can benefit from our affiliations with some of the most prominent training agencies in the industry.

As of 2015, EKU has made it possible for professional experience, professional certifications, and training from partners like OSHA to be recognized at the collegiate level. These training-for-credit programs are a way for you to boost your professional credentials and complete your degree sooner. Find out how you can use your OSHA and other training experiences to earn credit for your bachelor’s or master’s degree.

EKU Online’s Industry Affiliations:

  • OSHA Training Institute
  • The U.S. Army (Homeland Security & Safety)
  • The National Fire Academy
  • National Incident Management System
  • Loss Prevention Foundation

91% of our Master’s in Safety graduates agreed that it helped them be more competitive in the job marketplace.*

*2012 graduate survey