Eastern Kentucky University’s Corrections & Juvenile Justice distance learning program is designed and delivered to give you the instruction and support necessary to succeed and complete your degree online. As a student in the online degree program, you will have unprecedented academic, technical and administrative support and resources from EKU’s staff. This program is only offered online.
Here are some of our most popular courses offered within this online degree program:
Dr. Betsy Matthews discusses cognitive therapies as a treatment option. This lecture is from COR 350 - Correctional Intervention Strategies.
One of the topics Dr. Kevin Minor discusses in COR 315 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Adult Corrections is how prisons deal with the religious rights of inmates. This course cover a variety of issues faced by todays correctional institutions.
The courses in the CJJS program cover a wide range of topics, such as Kate Spencer's course on Juvenile Sex Offenders. One goal of each of the courses in the program is to prepare you to further your career. The wide range of topics does that.
Famale prisoners present unique challenges for management and treatment. In Women in Corrections, you'll learn about the current status of female prisoners and the treatment options that are made available to them.
Another challenge prisons face is addressing the substance & mental health needs of offenders. Dr. Irina Soderstrom teaches about this segment of the prison population and how today's prisons deal with their unique issues to provide the best treatment possible.