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Eastern Kentucky University Online Programs

When you choose Eastern Kentucky University it means enrolling in a comprehensive and engaging educational experience. More than simply earning a diploma, enrolling at EKU means participating in a state-of-the-art accelerated program, designed to be challenging and interactive, while also being flexible to your individual learning schedule. Working in tandem with your professional life, an online education from EKU provides immediately applicable knowledge and technique from a faculty of experienced industry professionals.

Eastern Kentucky University’s fire, safety, security, and emergency management online degree programs bring the traditional on-campus program into the online environment, with the same innovative curriculum, commitment and faculty that makes our program a distinctive and thorough learning experience.


Master’s in Safety, Security & Emergency Management- Choose from five unique concentrations that allow you to focus your education on the specific area that most interests you.

  • Occupational Safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Homeland Security
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire & Emergency Services


“I began this program as a firefighter, so the only way I could attend classes was online. But the best thing about the program is that I never once felt like I was a non-traditional student – I’ve always had the support of professors, and I’ve even been able to call them for advice on job interviews!”

- James Hatch

“This is a great program for anyone looking to advance their knowledge of the safety, security or emergency management fields. With the elective courses offered, it really allows you to tailor your education in the direction that fits best for you.”

- Bryan Cox

“EKU stood out in their willingness and ability to accommodate my needs. EKU representatives worked with me every step of the way insuring my requirements were completed properly and even offering advice how to properly use the web-based system.”

- Michael Rowells