Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies
The University of Texas at El Paso

Program Details

Created to bolster the workforce within the security, intelligence and military communities, the University of Texas – El Paso offers a 100% online Bachelor of Arts in Security Studies.  Developed from a grant by the US Department of Homeland Security, this program answers the urgent need to generate security professionals at all levels of government.  If you are a team player who wants to work within law enforcement, cybersecurity or homeland security, this BA degree is ideal for you.  Typical government employers of graduates in Security Studies, include:

  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Department of Defense
  • National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Department of State
  • National Security Agency

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

The University of Texas at El Paso is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score