The Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies at Eastern Kentucky University was the first academic program of its kind in the nation. Earn a minor or a university-level certificate 100% in person or online. Join a vibrant community of student-scholars. Get professional mentoring. Participate in internships and service learning opportunities to help advance your career. Make a difference in veterans’ lives while learning the skills employers are looking for on the job market.

Minor and Certificate

Minor University-Level Certificate
Veterans Studies (18-hours) Veterans Studies (24-hours)


Graduates tend to work in:

  • Mental Health
  • Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Management
  • Military

Career Outlook

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The Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies (KCVS) at EKU