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Homeland Security

Homeland Security

To combat the very real potential for terrorist attacks, the Department of Homeland Security was established to prevent and protect against these threats. With their hatred for American policy and culture, and their disregard for civilian lives, terrorists are a major threat. The foremost job of our government is to protect its people and the Department of Homeland Security is on the front lines of that battle. As well, Homeland Security professionals are first responders to natural disasters. Although similar in capability to the Department of Defense, Homeland Security works within America's borders and is also charged with protecting those borders from incursions by illegal aliens and others who try to enter the country illegally.

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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs:

  • MS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security

Online
ECPI University

Programs:

  • Homeland Security - Bachelor's

Campus

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Associate of Arts in Homeland Security

Campus

Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017

Programs:

  • Homeland Security Certificate
  • Criminal Justice - Homeland & International Security (Bachelor of Science) - Online

Online

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

Programs:

  • MS in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Track

Online

At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice : Homeland Security
  • Master of Science: Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Locations: Hagerstown , Omaha , Davenport , More...
Campus
Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)

Online
There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!

Programs:

  • M.S. in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership
  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
  • And more...

Online
Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law
  • Master of Public Administration in Law
  • Certificate in Law & Public Policy Certificate
  • And more...

Online
As a student at South University, Online Programs, you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)

Online
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Because of that size and the importance of their mission, the Department of Homeland Security may have urgent needs for criminal justice professionals.

Careers within the Department of Homeland Security can be found at the local, state, and federal level, and for all types of positions. The Department of Homeland Security comprises twenty-two agencies that all have a specific role in protecting the nation from terrorist attacks. Some of the agencies include the Coast Guard, Secret Service, Border Patrol, Transportation Security Administration, and Nuclear Incident Response Team. With so many agencies under its domain, there is almost certainly a job field that appeals to anyone who is interested in criminal justice and in protecting the freedoms of the American people. In line with the multiple job opportunities, there are varying levels of education required. For most jobs, the higher the level of education and the more experience required, the higher that job's compensation will be.