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Eastern Kentucky University Master of Public Administration program earns NASPAA accreditation

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Eastern Kentucky University has met the high standards for continued accreditation by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA). EKU’s program, available in online and on-campus formats, is accredited through 2025. “Our MPA faculty are dedicated to preparing students for successful careers,” said Dr. Sara...

EKU to offer risk management and insurance, social work degrees through online program this fall

Eastern Kentucky University will offer an online degree in risk management and insurance beginning in Fall 2017. The bachelor’s of business administration will be the only online undergraduate insurance degree offered in Kentucky and one of the few available in the United States. The EKU risk management and insurance degrees are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business...

EKU splits College of Arts and Sciences into College of Science, College of Social Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University has been split into the College of Science and the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS). The College of Science, headed by Dean Dr. Tom Otieno, consists of the departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geosciences, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics and Astronomy. It also houses the Division...