The online Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security & Emergency Management program is designed for those with a strong interest in the field of homeland security and emergency response, providing a strong foundation of knowledge regarding homeland security issues. The curriculum develops leadership skills and the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently in high-risk situations while also preparing students to deal with public safety, focusing on the management aspect of this field including organizing and pre-planning for disasters. Graduates are prepared to design policies and procedures that respond to national security threats, apply critical decision-making skills to determine how to inform and manage public responses to critical incidents, and distinguish how various components of the public safety system interact.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Mercer University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Official High School Transcript/GED Score