Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security Studies
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

Since the September 11th attacks in the United States, there have been numerous online degree programs created to assist critical thinkers in an effort to keep the public safe.  The online Bachelor of Science degree in Homeland Security Studies from Sam Houston State University centers on exactly this — the theory and daily practice of protecting the public from manmade and natural disasters.  Combining course work with the social sciences, this BS degree allows you to choose various courses of interest, depending upon your individual career path.  Some areas of study include:

  • Intelligence analysis
  • Border security
  • Global terrorism
  • Water security



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • ACT or SAT scores (waived for eligible students)
  • Graduation requirements: 120 credits

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges