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A degree in Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security will academically prepare students to meet the demand for career professionals in core competencies of homeland security studies.
This 60 credit major is part of a 120 credit BS degree program. It includes a cultural awareness/foreign language component, internship opportunities, and a capstone project.
Why Choose Homeland Security?
This field has a high demand for professionals educated in the core competency areas offered by this degree. This is a multi-disciplinary program that academically prepares students for a range of careers and professional certifications in the fast-growing field of homeland security.
What Will You Learn?
Students will learn the fundamentals of planning, analysis and response to domestic and internal threats.
Coursework topics include terrorism, risk analysis, physical security, intelligence operations, critical infrastructure protection, law, ethics, and multicultural competence.
In addition, students will learn field-specific emergent concepts/theories, practices, and technologies focused on safeguarding people, key assets and critical infrastructures.
Careers In Homeland Security
Graduates will be prepared to secure professional careers in the areas of intelligence, investigations, law enforcement, general mission support, emergency response, immigration and travel security, among others.