Richmond, KY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014
Eastern Kentucky University's bachelor's degree in homeland security has been listed as one of the most affordable in the country by Fire Science Online.
The premier source of fire science and other first response education information, Fire Science Online is committed to identifying quality educational programs.
"High tuition costs is the single most significant barrier to entry for most hopeful college students," said Dan Schuessler, Founder of Fire Science Online. "We wanted to show these young men and women where they can get a high quality homeland security education for less."
EKU's College of Justice & Safety's Homeland Security bachelor’s degree program was established in 2007 in response to the nation’s growing homeland security needs and issues. The degree is designed to instruct students on how to help secure borders, airports, waterways and seaports; prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters; provide counterterrorism and law enforcement intelligence support; and employ the latest security technology. The bachelor’s degree, plus minors and certificates, are offered both on-campus and 100% online.
In addition to providing students with a broad understanding of safety and security issues, the Homeland Security bachelor’s degree program focuses on several vital components of the homeland security field:
Fire Science Online reviewed four-year, accredited, not-for-profit bachelor's degree programs in Homeland Security or comparable program areas that were recognized by the Carnegie Classification and NCES. The entire list can be viewed at: http://www.firescience.org/homeland-security-degree-programs-online/.
EKU, a fully accredited, brick-and-mortar institution celebrating more than 100 years of student success, strives to make quality education accessible to everyone. EKU Online offers more than 20 degree options in a variety of fields, including Public Administration, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Education, Psychology, General Studies, Paralegal Studies, Police Studies, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Occupational Safety, Fire Protection and Homeland Security. For more information, visit EKU Online.