Veterans Studies

College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
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Degree Options

  • Minor in Veterans Studies (18 Credit Hours)
  • Inter-Departmental Certificate in Veterans Studies (12 Credit Hours)
  • Associate in General Studies Concentrations in Veterans Studies

Who Would be Interested in Veterans Studies?

  • Individuals interested in working or living within the military/veteran community
  • Veterans who wish to gain a broader perspective and contextualize their first-hand experiences
  • Students who wish to become more aware about veterans issues and learn ways to give back

Why Veterans Studies?

  • VTS at EKU is the only one of its kind in the United States.
  • As wars end in Iraq and Afghanistan the need for informed, compassionate individuals will increase alongside the need to help veterans.
  • Realistic, practical coursework allows student's work to directly impact the veteran community.
  • An inter-departmental approach allows students to approach veteran's issues from a wide variety of perspectives.
  • EKU's growing population of student veterans allows for hands-on activities, trips, and interactions.

How Do I Get More Information?

For more information please visit

Phone 859-622-1105
Office: 127 Cammack Building
Contact Robert Brubaker, Chair, Department of Psychology