Make a living keeping communities safe. The Homeland Security program at Eastern Kentucky University is one of the leading and largest undergraduate HLS programs in the nation. Learn about disaster management, intelligence and security operations from some of the field’s most respected scholars.

Degree Concentrations

Graduate Certificates Bachelor’s Associates of General Studies University Certificates Minors
Emergency Management and Disaster Resilience Homeland Security Homeland Security Homeland Security Homeland Security
Corporate Security Operations Security Management Intelligence Studies Disaster Management
Security Management Cybersecurity and Intelligence
Security Operations


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Corporate/Industrial security
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Emergency/Disaster management
  • Dignitary protection services
  • Geospatial analysis
  • Law enforcement
  • Risk management
  • U.S. intelligence community
  • U.S. military services
  • U.S. State Department

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Kentucky Office of Homeland Security
  • Kentucky State Police
  • Lexington Police Department
  • South Dakota Emergency Management
  • Tennessee Emergency Management Agency
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • West Virginia Emergency Management Agency
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. military (all branches)

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the Homeland Security program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:

  • Program of Distinction Academic Scholarship


The Eastern Kentucky University Homeland Security Program
On-Campus Programs:
Online Programs: