A nationally-recognized program of distinction, Eastern Kentucky University’s Criminal Justice program educates tomorrow’s best and brightest justice professionals. Students who are passionate about making an impact through criminal law, law enforcement, corrections and more thrive as criminal justice majors. Check out all the program has to offer.

Degree Concentrations

Bachelor’s Online
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • State / local law enforcement officer
  • Crime policy analyst
  • Corrections officer
  • Paralegal
  • Air marshal
  • Victim’s advocate
  • Juvenile youth care worker

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the EKU Criminal Justice program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

  • Program of Distinction Academic Scholarship
  • Joseph Famularo Scholarship