Online Master's Program in Corrections Leadership Ranks among Nation's Best

Get Educated, a leading consumer resource for students interested in online education, has identified Eastern Kentucky University’s online master’s degree in Adult, Juvenile & Community Corrections Leadership as a "Best Buy" for those seeking a high-quality, affordableonline graduate degree.The EKU Online degree program ranked No. 13 nationwide.

Since it began offering online options in 2007, the EKU College of Justice & Safety has been regularly featured among the nation’s best online education providers. Students cite faculty expertise, flexibility and accelerated graduation plans among the reasons they choose EKU for online degrees.  

Dr. Pete Kraska, who serves as chair of Graduate Studies and Research in the School of Justice Studies, teaches in both the on-campus and online programs. “Our goal is to give all our students a world-class academic experience,” Kraska explained.

In order to be named a “Best Buy,” the degree program had to be found to offer a high quality master’s degree at a cost well below the national average. Get Educated created its list of outstanding schools from a national survey of online programs that included criminal justice for police, security, homeland security, and forensics professionals. For more information about the EKU Online Adult, Juvenile & Community Corrections Leadership degree, visit

EKU strives to make quality education accessible to everyone. Eastern is a fully accredited, brick-and-mortar institution celebrating more than 100 years of student success. EKU Online offers more than 20 degree options in a variety of fields, including Public Administration, Nursing, Education, Psychology, Paralegal Studies, Police Studies, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Occupational Safety, Fire Protection and Homeland Security.

Published on June 13, 2014

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