Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security
American Public University System

Program Details

An online Homeland Security bachelor degree gives students a comprehensive education in various components of national security. Students will learn about terrorism, counterterrorism, hazard management, intelligence, and more.

Graduates will be able to enter the field or advance their careers with education on a range of domestic security efforts. Students will learn how to contribute new ideas, identify and examine assumptions in policy and strategy, and institute effective actions. The curriculum covers national security threats whether manmade, technological, or natural.

Required major classes include topics such as:

  • Research methods in homeland security studies
  • Critical infrastructure protection
  • Border and coastal security
  • Intelligence and homeland security
  • Homeland security legal and ethical issues

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • College Readiness Assessment is waived for students with 9 or more college credits.