Homeland Security Associate of Science Degree
The Applied Science in Homeland Security program at Laramie County Community College is for students that are interested in careers protecting people, property, and the country’s infrastructure. The program is offered completely online and allows students to complete coursework from home. The online courses provide a quality education with convenient and flexible schedules. The program is also designed for students to transfer to a four-year educational institution in order to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the field of homeland security. All the program’s course credits will be able to transfer to the bachelor's degree program at Northcentral University.
Upon graduation, students may find potential careers within work settings such as government, non-profit organizations, and the private sector. Specifically, students may find careers as an Emergency Management Director or Security Manager. Graduates will have strengthened the expertise and knowledge to fulfill positions within homeland security organizations during periods of national crisis. The program is also helpful for students that are interested in law enforcement, fire rescue, emergency medical services, and public health careers.
The program requires a minimum of 64 credit hours and normally lasts two years. There are four semesters within the program, each having a different credit requirement and course schedule. The first semester will require 17 credits, the second semester will require 16 credits, the third semester requires 16 credits and the fourth semester requires 15 credits. Some courses that will be offered in the fall semester of the first year are English I: Communication, Pre-Calculus Algebra, Introduction to Homeland Security, School Safety and Homeland Security, Public Speaking, and Interpersonal Communication.
Delivery Format:100% Online
- High school graduate
- General Educational Development (GED) recipient
- Over the age of 18 and can demonstrate the ability to benefit from instruction
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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