EKU is committed to bringing quality education to Eastern Kentucky. The university is enriched by the communities it serves and it's partnership with The University Center of the Mountains and Hazard Community Technical College. This partnership increases the opportunity for students to obtain selected baccalaureate and master degrees while remaining in the area to better serve the needs of their families and their communities.
EKU students can continue their education beyond the Associate degree by enrolling in the classes required to complete a Bachelor’s or Masters degree. Current baccalaureate degree offerings include Nursing, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Paralegal Studies and Industrial Technology. Graduate programs in Nursing, Corrections, Education, and Career and Technical Education are also available. Classes are taught in classrooms at Hazard Community and Technical College by EKU faculty.