List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students pursuing a Homeland Security degree from a college, trade school or university will become professionals in a fast growing and much needed form of justice. Homeland Security is a relatively new concept of national security created and solidified from the attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001 which killed 2,996 innocent people in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania. The coordinated attack left the U.S. in a state of shock and surprise, instilling the unprecedented need for a national effort to prevent terrorist attacks and reduce vulnerability in addition to natural disaster preparedness, response and recovery.

The many organizations that incorporate the Department of Homeland Security are more than Federal Agencies. The DHS collaborates with many agencies such as the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The non-military sector of the effort can be filled with well trained and educated civilians, ready willing and able to serve and protect the U.S. An advanced degree in Homeland Security from a higher education institution can provide students with the basics in safety and security issues.

Students of a Homeland Security program will be introduced to the various settings and strategic situations that require skilled first-responders. In the event of an act of terrorism, or a natural disaster the well trained individuals will be able to provide medical assistance, policing, emergency communication and agricultural sustainability. The specialized curriculum can be supplemented with a major or a minor in Criminal Justice and or Emergency Management. Earning a certificate in Homeland Security can also serve as a solid foundation for students wishing to advance in current positions.

Graduates of the degree program will contribute the needed professionalism when assessing domestic and international security issues. The acts of terrorism are not limited to physical catastrophes, but can also include computer infrastructure breaches, intelligence and confidential information espionage. The role of the graduate will to lead, manage and develop others in the prevention, planning and execution of protective abilities.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security

Keeping the nation safe takes a wide variety of participants. Aside from the obvious first responders, there are maritime specialists, security for private industry, transportation security specia...

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security

Liberty University has designed the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree with an emphasis in Homeland Security in an online format to suit the busy lifestyles of working adults.  Th...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

BA Social and Criminal Justice Homeland Security Specialization

At Ashford University, students may earn a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice degree with a specialization in Homeland Security degree. The Social and Criminal Justice degree is desig...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

MS Criminal Justice Homeland Security

Earn your Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree online from Ashford University. This graduate degree program develops your skills in forensics and cybercrime. Immerse yourself in th...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    39
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Associate of Applied Science In Public Safety and Security

Help secure the safety of your community and protect public and corporate assets by building your knowledge with an Associate of Applied Science in Public Safety and Security from Kaplan Universit...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security

Examine the roots of terrorism, response methods to weapons of mass destruction and other disaster incidents, crisis negotiation, and conflict resolution. The program is designed to help prepare c...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Certificate in Homeland Security

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  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    15
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security and Crisis Management

The AIU Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) degree program combines the required General Education courses that can provide liberal arts foundation with specialized coursework designed...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year and above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Graduate Certificate in Security Studies

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Certificate in Security Management & Homeland Security

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Arts in Security Studies / Homeland Defense

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Business Administration/Homeland Security

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    40
  • Credit Type:
    Per Course

Doctor of Business Administration/Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy

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    None

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:

Doctor of Philosophy Business Administration/Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy

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  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    20
  • Credit Type:

Post-Master's Certificate in Homeland Security: Leadership & Policy

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  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    6
  • Credit Type:

Master of Science in Justice Studies / Terrorism/Homeland Security

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security & Counterterrorism

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Master of Science in Homeland Security

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
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Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    12
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

Certificate in Homeland Security

Offered 100% online, the Graduate Certificate in Homeland Security is an outstanding addition to the resume of anyone interested in a career related to homeland security, such as public safety, em...

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    5
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Master of Arts in Security Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Graduate Certificate in Security Management

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  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    18
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Associate of Science in Explosive Ordnance Disposal

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  • Degree Level:
    Associate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    64
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

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